Special Use Permit

A Special Use Permit may be required for activities such as:

  • Weddings
  • Concerts
  • Demonstrations & Protests

At least one month's notice and application for Special Use Permits is required.

Fees for monitoring, administrative costs, and restoration may apply.

If you are not familiar with Fort Smith NHS, a pre-visit is encouraged. The location where the event is to take place needs to be determined before the day of the event. There may be special restrictions in the area that could limit access.

Filming Permit

Filming permits are issued on an individual basis based on the size of the project (movie, commercial, etc.), how many staff are needed for supervision, and how much time will be involved. Additional fees may be required depending on the situation. Call for details.

Wedding Permit

Weddings are allowed in the park under the terms and conditions listed on the park's Standard Operating Procedure and Permit.

For additional information, call 479-226-3719.


Application for Special Use Permit (Fillable Form)

Application for Filming Permit

Commercial Filming Location Fee Schedule

Guidelines for Wedding Permit (use standard Special Use Permit application)

These forms (click on above links) may be printed out, completed, and mailed to the park.
At this time online submissions are not available.

Send to:
Special Use Permits Coordinator
Fort Smith National Historic Site
301 Parker Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72901

Last updated: January 28, 2017

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Mailing Address:

301 Parker Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72901


(479) 783-3961

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