Located in Fort Smith's downtown area, Creekmore Park is located directly across from the main branch of the Fort Smith Public Library and offers a variety of unique seasonal activities that include the Creekmore Express Train and Creekmore Holiday Express, an 18-hole miniature golf course, a fitness trail, tennis center and courts, playground equipment, a community center, and the region's largest outdoor Olympic-sized swim & dive facility.
During the Summer, a variety of indoor and outdoor activities and programs are held at the park, including (but not limited to): Movies in the Park, Baking Bootcamps, Pop-Up Play Days, and more. The park and community center can be rented for birthday parties, reunions, meetings, and other types of events.
In Winter, the park serves as the western terminus of Arkansas statewide Trail of Lights and is a festive sight you don't want to miss!
Creekmore Express Train
There is no cost to ride the train. Donations are welcome!
The train is a favorite of park-goers of all ages! We have a total of three miniature trains that our housed at Creekmore Park. Our #200 Electric Steam Engine was manufactured by Western Train Company out of Temecula, California. We also have a standard diesel train, the Creekmore Express Our steam engine is currently waiting for funds to be raised for its restoration. Want to see some pictures of the Steam Engine from back in the day??? Look at this website: http://condrenrails.com/FSVB/FS&ECPSRy.htm for some great pictures and information about our Steam Engine #999
Hours of Operation
May: Sat & Sun 10 AM to 4 PM
June / July / August: Wed-Sat 10 AM to 4 PM & Sun 1 PM to 6 PM
September / October: Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM & Sunday 1 PM to 6 PM
***Please call to check for changes in schedule.
Creekmore Holiday Express
The Creekmore Holiday Express is a colorful journey through the hundreds of animated lights adorning Creekmore Park during the holidays.
Hours of Operation:
December: 5:30 PM-8:30 PM (excludes Sundays)
Open May 29th through July 31st
Adults (18+): $3
Children (17 & Under): $2
Family: $80 (up to 6; immediate family members only)
Hours of Operation:
Mon-Tues: 10 AM-5 PM
Thurs-Sat: 10 AM-5 PM
Senior Hour: 11 AM to Noon
***hours of operation may be affected by swim meets during the month of June; please check ahead to confirm.
Creekmore Park Putter
18 holes of family fun! This facility is leased and operated by a private entity. Please contact them at the number listed below for schedule changes.
Play for only $2.50 per person, per game
(Includes putter, ball & scorecard)
Concessions available & group rates available
Park Putter Contact: 479-784-1006
Creekmore Tennis Center
A full-service facility offering 14 hard-courts for public use.
Distance from Convention Center:1.8 mi.
6 AM-11 PM
- Fort Smith Bikeway (0.1 mi.)
- Creekmore Park Pool (0.1 mi.)
- Creekmore Tennis Center (0.1 mi.)
- Sweet Bay Coffee - Parkside (0.1 mi.)
- Dewey's Cafe (0.1 mi.)
- Kelley Park Ballfields (0.3 mi.)
- Now & Then Shoppe (0.4 mi.)
- Oak Cemetery (0.4 mi.)
- Reid Maddox Medical Massage Therapy (0.5 mi.)
- The Donut Palace (0.6 mi.)
Free parking is available at this location.