Nothing Says Autumn Like a Good Old Game of Flag Football

With the onset of these cool, crisp days, flag football is a classic way to spend the afternoon! Grab the gang and head on over to one of these fantastic area parks near our that are perfect for a fall game of football. Don't forget the flags, a football and your neighbors!

1. Walker Park

This park is located in South Fayetteville, about 1.5 miles from The University of Arkansas. Walker Park offers a great multi-use space that is on-point for a pick-up game or two of flag football. Although this park is older, it is well maintained and makes for a beautiful place to spend your recreational time. Among the amenities in this facility are a BMX track, skateboard park, playground, ball diamonds, and most importantly, restrooms. The residents of this community regularly use this amazing park for football games and other outdoor activities, so there is always an opportunity to socialize here!

2. Charles J. Finger Park

Charles J. Finger Park is a breathtaking, natural area consisting of 19 acres of open space. It is complete with a stream running through it and a recreational trail through a grove of trees, then on up the mountain to a scenic overlook. With plenty of open spaces, and undefined recreational use areas, it is an amazing park that is the perfect field to host your next flag football game. While visiting, you can also enjoy the half-court basketball court, the pavilions, and the restrooms, too. Being just a short 3 miles from the campus of The University of Arkansas makes this a convenient and great choice for your next friendly, football game in the community.

3. Wilson Park

Offering an abundance of grass, fresh air, and people makes this park a great choice for your next football game. The Wilson Park is almost 23 acres and holds the title of the first and oldest park in Fayetteville. Even with its age, it is well-maintained and rightfully a favorite of the community. It stretches several city blocks and boasts a castle, walking trails, a pond, courts, volleyball pits, playgrounds, pavilions with lots of open, grassy areas and more. You'll find Wilson Park about a half mile from The University of Arkansas campus. If you visit Wilson Park for a football game, plan to spend the day enjoying all the activities it has to offer.

There is so much to enjoy in the Fayetteville community. It is definitely home to many, awesome outdoor use areas perfect for a flag football game. Interested in more information about living near The University of Arkansas? Contact us today!

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