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 »
Using GPS (Global Positioning System)
The physical address for the park is:
We have tested a number of different brands of GPS devices, but not all. If you are unable to locate the Fort Smith National Historic Site via the address listed above, please feel free to either email us or call at 479-783-3961.
If you are using the online map application Map Quest, please be aware that their map is outdated. (Try Google Maps for updated maps.) Neither Third Street or Parker Avenue run through the park grounds any longer. This will affect visitors coming from the west over Highway 64 (from Oklahoma). The best route from the west is as follows:
In the downtown area: On Rogers or Garrison Ave turn south at 4th St. Turn right onto Garland Ave. At the end of the next block is the entrance to the main parking lot. Parking is also available on Third Street.
Did You Know?
Fort Smith National Historic Site has records of over 1,770 people employed by the Federal Court for the Western District of Arkansas from 1872-1896. The majority of these employees were U.S. Deputy Marshals.