Freedom Park

Freedom Park

   750 Biscoe Street
 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 Free admission
Amenities: Handicap Access,Free Public Parking,Bus Parking
Designations: National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom

COVID-19 Notice:  Mindful of public health and safety concerns, visitors are asked to follow social distancing guidelines while visiting the park. Thank you.


This beautiful park, once the location of a Civil War Contraband camp, encourages contemplation. Five exhibits explore the experiences of refugee slaves who came to Helena in search of freedom and a life of self-determination. Freedom Park is a self-guided site, but guided tours may be requested based on staff availability.

This outdoor space includes:

  • Landscaped park
  • Paved walkways
  • Illustrated panels
  • Life-size figures
  • Benches and Tables
  • Bronze sculpture
  • Stations representing a plantation house, refugee dwelling, and a fortification

First site in Arkansas designated a National Park Service National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Site.