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Parks & Recreation


Mission Statement

The mission of the City of Benton Parks and Recreation Department is to provide safe, clean, and beautiful parks and facilities and high-quality leisure activities for our community. These services will enhance residents' health and well-being and promote economic vitality for long-term community sustainability. We will accomplish this through creative leadership, environmentally sustainable practices, and the responsible use of available resources.


You can now reserve facilities, and enroll in activities and programs ONLINE!!!! Check it out CLICK HERE


*** Enroll Now for Adult Softball ***
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John Eckart, Director of Parks and Recreation for the City spoke with us about the many improvements taking place in Benton's city parks. Check out the video below to learn what's happening.



Tyndall Park

  • 913 E. Sevier St.
  • Gene Moss Building –1500 sq. ft. community center available for banquets and meetings - Reservation Form and Rules & Regulations
  • 24.52 acres
  • Five youth softball fields
  • One concession Stand
  • Two gazebos
  • Three pavilions
  • Four tennis courts
  • Two basketball courts
  • 500 seat Juli Busken Memorial Amphitheater
  • Skate park
  • Splash Pad - 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mon - Sun
  • Parks and Recreation Department offices

Gene Moss Building

Bernard Holland Park

Ralph Bunche Park

  • 1300 S. East Street
  • 2.41 acres
  • Playground
  • Pavilion with picnic tables
  • BBQ pits
  • Basketball court
  • Day-use ball field

Owens-Mooney Park

  • N. Main Street
  • .41 acres
  • Decorative water fountain
  • Decorative clock
  • Botanical gardens
  • Trail of Tears historic marker
  • Picnic table
  • Benches

Sunset Lake

  • Fairfield Rd.
  • Pavilion
  • Picnic tables
  • Fishing pier
  • Boat ramp
  • One-mile walking track around the perimeter
  • Stocked fishing lake

Dog Park

  • 924 Fairfield Rd. 
  • Fenced in area for LARGE dogs
  • Fenced in area for SMALL dogs
  • Each area provides play equipment, benches, & water fountain
  • 7:00 a.m. to dusk


Hooked-On Fishing Lake

  • Mary Kay Ln.
  • Stocked fishing lake
  • Three covered fishing piers

Lake Norrell


Lyle Park

  • Lyledale Rd.
  • Boat ramp
  • Access to Saline River
  • Picnic tables
  • Handicap accessible covered picnic table
  • BBQ grills