• water flowing over rocks into basin

    Hot Springs

    National Park Arkansas

Bathhouse Row Today

View of Bathhouse Row, looking south from just above the Maurice Bathhouse. It is a sunny afternoon with the Southern magnolia trees on the street side shading walking visitors.

Bathhouse Row is a place to stroll and enjoy the beautiful architecture of the bathhouse buildings.

NPS photo by Gail Sears

The Bathhouse Row you see today consists of eight bathhouse buildings that were constructed between the years of 1892 and 1923. This area along with the Grand Promenade was designated as a National Historic Landmark District in 1987.

Choose one of the bathhouses to read more about it. They are listed from south to north.

Lamar Fordyce
Buckstaff Maurice
Ozark Hale
Quapaw Superior
 
drawing, map of Bathhouse Row today with park land shown in green, private property in the city as tan, parking lots as yellow, streets as white, bathhouse buildings leased in dark purple and the Maurice Bathhouse which is not yet leased as light purple. It shows hot spring water fountains as red dots.
Map of Bathhouse Row today, showing hot spring water fountains

Did You Know?

black and white photo of Rector's bathhouse, a small one story frame building near the edge of Hot Springs Creek

In May 1862, Arkansas Governor Henry Massie Rector moved the state government to his hotel and bathhouse located on Hot Springs Reservation, now Hot Springs National Park. That July, the government seat was moved further south to Old Washington for the remainder of the Civil War.