North Little Rock Parks & Recreation
Located in the center of Arkansas' business and cultural center, North Little Rock offers the most diverse recreation and entertainment venues in the state. Thanks to mild seasonal temperatures, you'll enjoy year-round outdoor activities at places like Burns Park, one of the nations largest municipal parks, with close to 1,600 acres of lighted ball fields, hiking trails, fishing, and a 36-hole championship golf course. Recreational Opportunities abound at North Little Rock's Burns Park as well as Sports Activities along with a unique Urban Equestrian Trail, Scenic River Trail, Emerald Park Mountain Bike, and Multi Use Trails.
Indoor Soccer for Tiny Tots
Posted on Feb 27, 2014 by jeff
Registration is currently underway for 3 and 4 year old indoor soccer. Registration forms can be picked up at Glenview Community Center. The cost per player will be $20. All games will be played on Saturdays. Practices will be during the week and the times for practices will be designated by the coaches. Registration Deadline: March 15, 2014. Please contact the Programming Unit for more information at (501) 791-8545 or Glenview community center (501) 945-2921.
Prescribed Burns to Continue in Burns Park Next Week
Posted on Feb 21, 2014 by jeff
Our second in a series of prescribed burns is planned to take place next week (the week of February 24-28, 2014). Each day the burn will start about 9:00 am and end early to mid-afternoon. There will be some residual smoke and embers throughout the nights and will be monitored. Beginning with Tract 4 (white), then continuing with tracts 2 (light blue), 1 (dark blue), and then 3 (green) - actual order may change due to wind and weather conditions. Recreation activity in these areas will be limited.
A copy of the Media Advisory, larger map, and more information is available here.
Pavilion and Hospitality House Reservations
Posted on Jan 02, 2014 by jeff
Look at your events calendar and start making your reservations for the Burns Park pavilions and Hospitality House, and the Idlewild Park Club House. Call 501-791-8537 to make your reservations.
A map of the pavilion locations can be found here.
Arkansas River Trail Website
Posted on Jan 09, 2013 by jeff
The new website for the ARKANSAS RIVER TRAIL features trail news, activities, information on points of interest, a plan your trip section, interactive maps, user info, and events. It will serve as a comprehensive resource for residents as well as visitors who are traveling on the Arkansas River Trail.
NLR Trail Updates
Posted on Dec 13, 2012 by jeff
For the most recent updates regarding trail work in North Little Rock visit:
Check Back for March 2014 Parks and Recreation Commission Agenda
Posted on Oct 12, 2012 by Jan
Check back for March 2014 Parks and Recreation Commission Agenda
Explore the North Trails
Posted on Mar 20, 2012 by jeff
Come and Explore the North Trails.
Whether you choose to Walk, Run, Bike, Skate, Horseback Ride, or just Stroll through the numerous trails in North Little Rock, you will be able to check out various wildlife, plants and scenic views along the way. These trails offer many opportunities to view wildlife such as birds, deer, squirrels, rabbits, butterflies, fish, and even snakes. A wide variety of native plants and wildflowers are also abundant along the trails. Scenic views can be observed from Emerald Park atop the river bluffs, the Big Dam Bridge, and almost anywhere along the trails.
Pick up a map today at any one of our community centers, city hall, or visitor center. You can even download a copy or view an online map here.
Invest in North Little Rock
Posted on Jan 22, 2009 by tina
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To provide efficient, effective and responsive customer oriented recreational and educational opportunities for the residents of and visitors to North Little Rock. To promote a quality of life based on harmony, cooperation, and positive values to aid in the personal growth of our patrons. To achieve and maintain community and national leadership in recreation programming, park and facility development and maintenance, and related leisure services.
North Little Rock Parks and Recreation