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Yes! All reservations and registrations are available online here.
The Fayetteville Parks, Natural Resources and Cultural Affairs Department is always looking for volunteers to staff events and help with different programs, special events and projects. We also have Adopt-A-Park and Adopt-A-Trail programs for helping with maintenance tasks, however, it is not necessary to adopt.
We work with groups and individuals on a one time basis also. Please contact the Parks, Natural Resources and Cultural Affairs Department at 479-444-3467 or download the Volunteer Handbook.
Residents of all abilities are invited to participate and utilize any Fayetteville Parks, Natural Resources and Cultural Affairs Department program or facility. Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate the needs of each individual.
Lake Wilson is a 320 acre off-leash dog park located in southeast Fayetteville. Procter and Gamble donated $30,000 to help build our newest dog park IAMS Park at Bryce Davis Park, located at 1595 N. Dartmouth Avenue. The Dog Park rules are as follows:
Hard surface trails are featured at Gulley Park (1.15 miles), Gordon Long Park (0.60 miles), Walker Park (1.38 miles), Bryce Davis Park (0.19 miles), Red Oak Park (0.20 miles), Dale Clark Park (0.60 miles) and Wilson Park (0.90 miles).
Visit the Trails page for more information including directions to each trail.
Arkansas state law considers bicycles to be vehicles, so the same laws apply to bicycles as to vehicles. Bicycles must yield to vehicles at all crosswalks, just as if you are a vehicle crossing traffic. Bicycles must stop and look for traffic before proceeding.Pedestrians have the right of way at the crosswalks, and vehicles should stop for pedestrians by law. To have the right of way, a cyclist should dismount and walk their bicycle through the crosswalk. A short crosswalk safety video is available on our Trails and Greenways web page.
There are several ways you can be safe on the trails. Some ideas are:
Fishing and Boating permits are required for Lake Fayetteville and should be purchased at the Boat House/ Lake Office prior to accessing the lake. All state laws governing boats apply. There is no permit requirement for Lake Sequoyah, Lake Wilson or other park areas containing fishable waters. All City lakes are No Wake.
Parks, Natural Resources and Cultural Affairs tries to keep all of its parks and facilities in excellent condition, but occasionally vandalism, misuse, or wear can leave a facility in need of repair. If you witness or observe damage to a park facility, please call the Parks, Natural Resources and Cultural Affairs Department at 479-444-3471 to report the problem. You may also report non-emergency problems on this website.
Currently the City of Fayetteville Parks, Natural Resources and Cultural Affairs Department does not offer camping facilities. Contact the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism at 1-800-NATURAL or the Fayetteville Visitor's Center at 479-521-5776 for more information.