Smale Riverfront Park is being recognized nationally, with an award for being unique and innovative in design and execution.

The park is being honored with the National Facility/Park design award by the National Recreation and Park Association.

Smale Riverfront park has been growing in steps and with the 30 million second phase it is now up to 10 acres.

Both private and public money has been used to build the park, so far and when completed that number will be around 120 million.