Celebrating The Beginning

Saturday is Founder’s Day at Lake Fort Smith

Posted: April 21, 2017 at 1 a.m.

File Photo Lake Fort Smith State Park is on the western side of the 1,400-acre Lake Fort Smith. It boasts 30 campsites, hiking trails and a 8,000-square-foot visitors' center. Intrepid explorers can camp, fish, kayak, swim, mountain bike and hike on the premises.

Lake Fort Smith will hold its annual Founder's Day celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, says park interpreter Heather Hula. The park's website says that this is a chance for Arkansans to "imagine life on the Arkansas frontier in the 1880s: the culture, the music, the traditions and the sense of community."

FAQ

Lake Fort Smith Founder’s Day

WHEN — 6-8 p.m. Saturday

WHERE — Lake Fort Smith State Park, 15458 Shepherd Springs Road in Mountainburg

COST — Free

INFO — 369-2469

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