Spring is here! That means it’s time to get outside and enjoy fun places and spaces around the Ft. Smith, AR area. One of the most unique outdoor spots in the region that’s great for families is the Park at West End.
It’s located at Garrison Avenue and 2 Street in Ft. Smith and has rides including a Ferris Wheel from the 1935 World’s Fair and a vintage carousel. Best of all, admission is free!
Take a Stroll Around the Park
The picturesque grounds around the park are perfect for taking a walk with friends or someone special. You can also keep an eye on the kids while they play in the Splash Pad which operates when the weather gets really warm in the summer!
Grab a Bite to Eat
Patrick’s Butcher Boy Burgers, a Ft. Smith favorite, has a location at the Park at West End. The burgers are one of a kind and feature Grade-A chuck beef that’s never been frozen.
Carousels, Trains, & Ferris Wheels – Oh My!
The big attractions at the Park at West End are all the rides. Admission costs just $1 per ride. You can’t beat that! You’ll feel like a kid again when you take a ride on the carousel. It was built and painted by the Bertazzon Company in Treviso, Italy and is a vintage treasure!
The Ferris Wheel is one of the most popular attractions at the park. It’s 56 feet tall and holds up to 32 passengers.
Book Your Next Party at the Park at West End
The Park at West End is the perfect place for your next birthday party or family get together. You can book it online and enjoy all the benefits and attractions the park has to offer.
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Other Ft. Smith Area Parks Worth Checking Out
The Ft. Smith, AR area has lots of outdoor parks and recreation areas that are worth checking out now that the weather is warmer. If you are into hiking, then you’ll want to consider one of the many walking trails in the region like the Ben Geren Trail, Chad Colley Trail, and Fort Chaffee West Trail.
Want to be close to the water? There are also some great riverfront parks in the area that are definitely worth visiting including Fort Smith Park, Harry E. Kelley Park, and the Riverfront Amphitheater.
Spring is definitely a great time to visit outdoor attractions, but it’s also a key time for servicing your vehicle. J Pauley Toyota can make sure your car, truck, van, or SUV is “spring ready” with our auto maintenance service. You can schedule this service online and take advantage of our auto maintenance specials, as well.