Sports & Special Events

North Little Rock is the sports capital of Arkansas. Centrally located in the United States with easy access from Interstate 30 and Interstate 40 and minutes away from Clinton National Airport, the city is ideal for sports teams traveling by road or air. Its top-rated sporting facilities, namely the 1,700-acre Burns Park, are enjoyed by local, regional, national and international teams and spectators. Players, coaches, families and spectators love coming to North Little Rock again and again for our warm hospitality. Set against a breathtaking backdrop of the Arkansas River, North Little Rock is known for its Southern hospitality and accessibility.

Recent Awards: Public Park of the Year – Burns Park Tennis Center (Tennis Industry Magazine), Best Park in Arkansas – Burns Park (Arkansas Times’ Reader’s Choice 2018)

By the Numbers

  • 18,000-seat indoor Verizon Arena
  • 7,200-capacity Dickey-Stephens Park (baseball)
  • 21 outdoor tennis courts, plus 8 junior and 6 indoor
  • 17 soccer fields
  • 15+ miles for runners and cyclists
  • 7 baseball fields
  • 5 softball fields
  • 2 golf courses
  • 2 disc golf courses
  • Easy access to Arkansas River for fishing, rowing, boating and kayaking

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