Little Rock Parks Search
The City of Little Rock has more than 62 parks and recreational areas.
Use the map below to find the park you need.
Most Little Rock Parks close at 10:00 p.m. Exceptions to this are MacArthur Park and Riverfront Park which close at 10:00 p.m. or 2 hours after an authorized event.
Many of our parks close at sunset.
Please note at entrance of park what time it closes.
For more information, please call (501) 371-4770.
This large park is a favorite for the residents in the Riverdale area of town. A park with tennis courts, playground, softball field, pavilion and trails"¦this park has something for anyone who visits. Also a favorite for birthday parties, Mothers' Day Out groups and field trips.
Barton-This park on five acres of land leased by the state is directly north of Barton Coliseum in south central Little Rock. Initially developed in 1974, the practice field was upgraded to a league field in 1978. Later, a large playground was added.
This community park was named in honor of Benny Craig, a long-time local sportswriter. This 22 acre park developed in 1968 adjoins Fourche Creek and open space owned by the Parks Department.
Tucked away in West Little Rock, Birchwood Park is small and cozy. Considered a "mini park" this is one of the City's parks that is smaller than 5 acres but still has something to offer. With a walking trail, basketball court, picnic tables and playground, this park near Rock Creek is a favorite for families to take a walk or someone to take a picnic on their lunch break
Larger than it looks, this park boasts 243 acres of gently rolling, wooded land along Rock Creek. With fishing, trails, basketball goals, pavilions and playgrounds, there's something to fit every individual.
This neighborhood park is located along Brodie Creek, on the site of an old tannery and mill. Asphalt walking paths wind around the wooded site and lead to an old dam on the creek.
Butler Park is located on 6.7 acres along Grassy Flat Creek. When this park was developed in 1968, it was located in a predominantly rural area. Now it is a welcome green space along highly developed Rodney Parham Road.
Small but rich in history, this neighborhood park in Central Little Rock developed on one city block in 1973. The 1894 Bell Tower is all that remains of Centennial Public School.
This 2.2 acre neighborhood park was developed in 1975 with funding assistance from the Model Cities Program. It
For hiking, fishing or getting back to nature, this is the park for you. Conveniently located just west of Interstate 430, many hikers enjoy the wooded trail leading up the mountain.
A small and welcoming park to for families to enjoy. Look for the community garden as well!
Neighboring the campus of the University of Arkansas Little Rock, this park offers a playground and picnic tables and is used by the University of Arkansas Little Rock baseball team.
With a rich history, this community park has a tennis and basketball courts and an open field. It is home to our Dunbar Community Center. On the premises there is a playground and nearby the Dunbar Community Garden attracts visitors who want a taste of some of the freshest, delicious and healthy foods in the city. See Dunbar Community Center.
Home to our East Little Rock Community Center. This park also offers a small playground, basketball pad and picnic tables.
Just cross from UAMS, this small park is a welcoming place to have a picnic in the midst of the busy city surrounding it. Fletcher has a softball practice field, basketball court and playground.
The developed portion of Gillam Park occupies 34 acres of land at the foot of Granite Mountain in Southeast Little Rock. This park is surrounded by densely-wooded city-owned property.
Granite Heights Park is on 10.4 acres of level to gently-sloping land set back from Springer Boulevard. Half of the site is undeveloped woodland.
This park was developed in 1967 with funds from a 1966 bond issue. The name of the park refers to nearby Granite Mountain, the major landmark of the surrounding community.
This 2.3 acre neighborhood park offers basketball courts, a tennis court and playground.
Hindman Park is a twenty acre community park, located across Fourche Creek from Hindman Golf Course. This wooded park setting is surrounded by residential areas.
Home to the city's first skate bowl, this community park also offers softball fields, batting cage, tennis court, picnic tables, playground and trails. Kanis is situated in the center of Little Rock's most extensive trail system.
A large pond accented with an overlooking pavilion and encircled with an asphalt path for jogging and biking is the central feature in this 12 acre park in Southwest Little Rock.
Originally an overlook drive lined with native stones, the area has been redeveloped as a biking/ walking trail that leads to a plaza overlooking Little Rock's downtown skyline. One of the locals' favorites!
Our city's first public park, with several monuments and sculptures, pond and pavilion. This is home to the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History. Several special events are held in and around this park throughout the year.
This neighborhood park is named in honor of former Little Rock City Manager John T. Meriwether. It is situated within a residential subdivision in mid town and has a playground, tennis courts and softball field.
A community park of 43 wooded acres, the majority of which is undeveloped. This park is conveniently located across from Mabelvale Elementary School and also includes ball courts and pavilion.
This park, just downstream from the Murray Lock and Dam is leased to the City of Little Rock by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The park includes 8 pavilions, soccer fields, sand volleyball courts, trails and the Murray Dog Park.
This neighborhood park contains a playground, basketball courts and picnic tables. Nearby you'll find King Elementary School.
Oak Forest is a small neighborhood park, only 1/5 acre. Developed in 1951, it is tucked between the Coleman Creek channel and private residences and accessible only on foot.
Home to our Ottenheimer Therapuetic Recreation Center, this park in Southwest Little Rock also has a playground and fishing pond.
Otter Creek features a large fishing pond regularly stocked by Arkansas Game & Fish, a playground and a soccer complex.
A small neighborhood park, this sits in the northwest part of the city in the history-rich Pankey Community. Nearby is the busy Cantrell Highway.
A cozy and neighborhood park with playground equipment, basketball courts and picnic tables
One of Little Rock's first parks, Prospect Terrace Park is 3.6 acres set on two parcels of land in the Pulaski Heights Neighborhood.
Named for former mayor and prominant businessman Pratt Cates Remmel, this 27 acre park fronts the south bank of Fourche Creek. Located east of the Little Rock National Airport and north of Interstate 440, this park provides access to the Arkansas River to boaters and fishermen through a boat launch.
A community park tucked away off the busy Cantrell Road, this park is where you can find a disc golf course along with tennis and basketball courts.
Tucked away in Southeast Little Rock, this little park is small but has a fun playground for the nearby residents.
Located just west of Interstate 430, this park is located along the Arkansas River and is part of the Arkansas River Trail. This park is one of two entrances into Two Rivers Park which is accessed by the Two Rivers Pedestrian Bridge. This park's boat launch ramp is a popular spot to access the Arkansas River.
Stretches eleven (11) blocks on the south bank of the Arkansas River in Downtown Little Rock. Riverfront Park provides large areas for outdoor events, leisure activities and a glimpse of the State's history. The Belvedere Pavilion and the Sunken Patio area are available for rental.
This trail located in West Little Rock, follows along Rock Creek and is a favorite spot for locals to get away from the bustling city "“even though it's right in the middle of the city!
Would you believe some famous NFL players once called this their home field? Small but special
This park is part of the Arkansas River Trail system, accommodating pedestrians, cyclists and equestrians. This trail is nearby the scenic Two Rivers Pedestrian Bridge and is a favorite for visitors and residents alike. The large viewing area at the peninsula allows guests to see a beautiful view of the Big Dam Bridge and the Arkansas River.
Nearby residents can find a quaint area to take a picnic or play a softball game here at this park in the southwest part of town.
This park has it all! Come for a picnic or enjoy our playground and tennis courts.
War Memorial Right in the heart of midtown, this large urban park is home to our War Memorial Golf Course as well as the War Memorial Stadium. The park has a playground, splashpad, walking trail and pavilion available to rent. Also, the pond is a favorite for people who want to go fishing.
Western Hills This neighborhood park offers space for a community garden, trails and access to a fishing stream. Located in the southwest part of the city, Western Hills Park is nestled in the Western Hills Neighborhood with a very dedicated neighborhood association who takes pride in their park.