I think the prettiest walk in Fort Smith is the River Walk at the Fort Smith National Historic Site.
The Historic Site park, operated by the National Park Service, is on the site of the original military Fort Smith (1817-1824) and the second Fort Smith (1838-1871). The military barracks building of the second Fort was turned into a federal court building used by Judge Isaac C. Parker, sometimes referred to today as the “Hanging Judge,” from 1875 to 1889.
The River Walk, a paved walkway, starts at the park’s main (south) entrance. It heads west, first crossing some railroad tracks, then making a left turn near Belle Point, the location of the first Fort Smith. A spur leads to the Belle Point where there is informational signage. Continue reading Fort Smith National Historic Site: River Walk – 1 mi