Hot Springs National Park is a 5,500-acre area in Hot Springs, Arkansas, that preserves geothermal spring water and resources related to therapeutic bathing, and parklands that provide opportunities for public health and wellness activities. The park preserves and protects many historic structures, cultural landscapes, and natural settings.
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In 1892 U.S. Army Lt. Robert R. Stevens hired the noted Boston firm of Frederick Law Olmsted to create landscaping plans for Hot Springs Reservation, now Hot Springs National Park. Stevens rejected the firm’s plans in 1893, but some features were adopted and still survive today.