Funland Amusement Park - North Little Rock, Arkansas - small family amusement park with 12 rides


Funland Amusement Park is a small family style amusement park located at Burns Park in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Funland features a dozen carnival style rides for young children. The rides include a small Ferris wheel, a carousel, a train and a cups and saucer ride. Funland is available for birthday parties and rentals at inexpensive rates.

Funland Park is located in Burns Park, a neighborhood park in North Little Rock. In addition to the amusement park, Burns Park features miles of hiking trails and other sporting and other outdoor areas for family amusement.

Among the many recreational areas at Burns Park are areas for soccer, tennis, softball, golf, fishing and skiing. The soccer area features 17 soccer fields for plenty of play space. Softball and baseball fields surround Funland, and the tennis complex with 23 courts is just to the north of the amusement park. East of the amusement park, families can relax with a game of bocci ball on the bocci courts, play volleyball on the volleyball court, or enjoy a game of miniature golf or disc golf. For serious golfers, Burns Park also offers a challenging 18-hole golf course, complete with pro shop for those who want to make golf purchases.

There are three different boating and fishing areas in Burns Park. The first, in the northwest corner of the park, includes a gazebo, a covered bridge and a fishing pond. South of the fishing pond, visitors can launch their boats at the boat ramp, and travel along the bayou trail. A second boat ramp in the southeast corner of the park provides access to Shilcotts Bayou.

Burns Park features 21 separate hiking trails of various difficulties. The most popular of these is the 5 mile scout trail that winds through the southern half of the park. There is also a 10 mile scout trail that wanders through woods and fields and numerous shorter trails for hikers of varying abilities. The biking trail travels along the banks of the creek throughout the entire park, and an equestrian trail is located in the northwest corner of the park.

Part of Burns Park is set aside as a campground. This area has 37 camping sites, as well as an RV park for recreational vehicles. The camp includes shower facilities and a nearby BMX track for guests interested in biking.

Funland Amusement Park is open weekends during the summer season from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday evenings, 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Saturdays and 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Sundays. For information on admission and rentals, contact Funland Amusement Park at 501-753-7307.

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