The park Research Library contains hundreds of reports, books, reference files, papers, and periodicals on subjects related to the park and its resources. Although the non-lending library is primarily maintained as a research tool for park staff, visiting researchers are allowed to use the facility by appointment.
Did You Know?
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.