Park Rules

Please enjoy using the Bentonville Parks and Trails System. To ensure that it is a pleasant experience for all of our users, please follow these rules and guidelines, adopted by city ordinance, in all Bentonville Parks and Trails.

  • Bentonville Parks are open from sunrise to 11 p.m.
    • The following playgrounds will close at sunset daily: 
    • Austin-Baggett Park Playground
    • Citizens Park Playground
    • Durham Place Park Playground
    • Gilmore Park Playground
  • No soliciting, vending, or peddling
  • Fireworks and other explosive devices are prohibited
  • Parking in designated areas only
  • Alcohol and drugs are strictly prohibited
  • Smoking (cigarettes, vapes, e-cigarette etc.) is permitted only in parking lots
  • Fires are only permitted in fireplaces or on grills with hinged lids
  • Overnight camping is prohibited 
  • Keep all pets on a leash, off the baseball/softball fields and out of dugouts
  • Pet waste must be disposed of in trash receptacles
  • Do not litter 
  • Tampering with park property without written consent from Bentonville Parks and Recreation is prohibited

Report suspicious activity to local authorities. For emergencies dial 9-1-1. Non-emergencies dial 479-271-3170.

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