Plan A Field Trip

So you want to plan a field trip to Fort Smith National Historic Site?

Here's what you are going to need to know!

-Depending on staffing availability, Ranger Guided Programs may be requested for Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9am-4pm. All programs are designed to be either Ranger or Teacher Guided.

-Your reservation is NOT confirmed until you have been contacted by the Fort Smith NHS staff.

-Please submit the following forms at least 3 WEEKS prior to your requested date.

-For further assistance please contact Cody Faber at 479-226-3727 or e-mail us

The forms you will need!

Reservation Form ---Your contact information, date requesting, age level, group size, etc.

Fee Waiver Form --- This form will waive the entrance fee of any adult (teacher or chaperone) that will be attending with the group. Students 15 and younger are already free.

Please email completed forms to

These forms are NOT granted automatically. Educational groups must apply and meet the criteria as stated on the form. Please be specific with the curriculum standards you are hoping to accomplish.

Pre-Program Activity

Orientation film Fort Smith: Peacekeeper of Indian Territory (on YouTube)

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

301 Parker Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72901


(479) 783-3961

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