• water flowing over rocks into basin

    Hot Springs

    National Park Arkansas


These are some of the documents that guide the management of Hot Springs National Park:

Resource Management Plan (.pdf, 269 kb)

Fire Management Plan (.pdf, 2343 kb)

Fire Management Plan Environmental Assessment (.pdf, 661 kb)

Scope of Collections Statement (.pdf, 6.01 mb)


Request for Proposals for Vacant Bathhouses -- Open July 25, 2013 - February 27, 2014

Maurice and Hale Bathhouses Request for Proposals
Adobe pdf 18.4 Mb

Libbey Bathhouse Request for Proposals
Adobe pdf 18.8 Mb


Here are the regulations specific to Hot Springs National Park: 2013 Superintendent's Compendium (.pdf)

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read these documents. You can download it free of charge at the Adobe website.

Did You Know?

black and white photo of bronze eagle on top of limestone

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.