Master Plan

Imagine Tomorrow's Parks

About the Plan

The City of Fayetteville is invested in providing a thriving park system for all ages, abilities, and activities. The City is asking for the public’s help in building a strategic plan that will guide the future of park planning for the next decade. This strategic planning process will evaluate the existing conditions of the park network in Fayetteville and will identify areas for growth, improvement, and preservation. The natural beauty visible in Fayetteville’s parks, lakes, trails, and gardens attracts outdoor enthusiasts from every corner of the country. As our City has grown the park system has diversified and become an economic driver. This planning process will build on our progress and will ensure a vibrant park system for future generations. Whether you use Fayetteville’s parks for playing, running, biking, hiking, picnicking, or relaxing, we want your input. Together, let us Imagine Tomorrow’s Parks.

Public Input

Join the City in April and May to share your thoughts on potential improvements for Fayetteville's park system. City staff will be present to answer questions, and park information will be available to review and contemplate before providing your ideas and thoughts on how the park system can best serve the community. Please join us at one of the public input sessions below. 

  • Thursday, April 5 | 4:30 to 7 p.m. | Holt Middle School
  • Sunday, April 8 | 3 to 5 p.m. | Fayetteville Public Library
  • Tuesday, April 10 | 4:30 to 7 p.m. | Boys and Girls Club, Rupple Road
  • Thursday, April 12 | 4:30 to 7 p.m. | Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
  • Saturday, April 14 | 10 a.m. to noon | Gulley Park Playground Pavilion
  • Saturday, April 14 | 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. | Wilson Park, Playground Pavilion
  • Wednesday, April 18 | 4 to 6 p.m. | YRCC Gym
  • Saturday, April 21 | 10 a.m. to noon | Mt. Kessler Regional Park Concession
  • Saturday, April 21 | 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. | Bryce Davis Park Dog Park and Playground
  • Monday, April 30 |  5 to 7 p.m. | Walker Park Baseball Concession
  • Saturday, May 5 |  8 a.m. to noon | Fayetteville Square
  • RESCHEDULED: Thursday, May 3 May 10 | 5 to 7 p.m. | Lake Fayetteville Marina

Additional public input opportunities to be announced. 

Resources: Information and Live Surveys

We've mapped drive times to some of your favorite parks and we've also compiled information about existing activities and amenities. Click on the icons to check it out! (PDF documents)

Drive Time

Existing Activities And Amenities

Demographics And Density

We also need to hear from you! Here is one of the first of many surveys we will be conducting. We are starting with a broad overview survey: Parks & Rec System Survey #1Parks And Rec System Survey

ITP Timeline