Road Construction I-540
Traveling West on I-40? To avoid construction delays, do not take Exit 7 (I-540 S). Stay on I-40 west and take Exit 1 Dora. Stay on Hwy 64D for 6 miles and follow signs to Fort Smith. After crossing over the river, turn right on 4th ST & right on Garland. More »
Belle Point - The view is looking up the Arkansas River from the sit of the first Fort Smith
Parade Grounds - This camera is currently located inside the Commissary during renovation project. Watch the progress. When the project is complete it will it's position overlooking the parade grounds
The first webcam is located on Belle Point looking in a south-westerly direction up the Arkansas River.
On the right-hand side of the screen the first fort blockhouse foundation can be seen. In addition, the new accessible sidewalk (2011) can be seen.
Our second webcam is located on the second floor of the Commissary building (the oldest standing building in Ft. Smith) and looks out onto the Parade Grounds.
Webcams are updated every few minutes.
Did You Know?
The conditions at the federal jail at Fort Smith were so horrible that it received the nickname "Hell on the Border." Up to 50 men were crowded into one large cell with limited ventilation and poor sanitary conditions.