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    Hot Springs

    National Park Arkansas

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  • RFP for Maurice and Libbey Bathhouses

    Requests for Proposals for the Maurice and Libbey Bathhouses are being accepted from 7/7/14 to 1/30/15. Click on the "Management" link in the left column for more information.

  • Elevator closure

    Hot Springs National Park regrets to announce that the elevator in the Fordyce Visitor Center is closed for maintenance. The upper and lower levels are accessible only by stairways. The elevator will be placed back into service in about 4 to 6 weeks.

Our Partners

There are a number of organizations who help support Hot Springs National Park. Choose one below to find out more.

Friends of Hot Springs National Park

The Friends group was organized in 1987 for the purpose of partnering with the National Park Service in the preservation of the historic bathhouses and the rehabilitation of the landscaped grounds.

A nonprofit organization, the Friends bring alive the spirit and pride found in Hot Springs for our National Park. Through individual and corporate donations and fund-raising activities, the Friends host special events and make acquisitions for the park.

Eastern National

National Park Foundation

Did You Know?

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Hot Springs Reservation, the first designation of Hot Springs National Park, was set aside by Congress in 1832. This makes Hot Springs National Park the oldest unit in the national park system, 40 years older than Yellowstone National Park.