• water flowing over rocks into basin

    Hot Springs

    National Park Arkansas

Arlington Lawn to Close for Repairs

view from hillside looking down on pool where people are sitting listening to park ranger
Arlington Lawn and hot spring water cascade will have a landscape facelift.
NPS Photo by Gail Sears

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News Release Date: July 27, 2012
Contact: Mark Scott, 501-620-6861

Beginning on Monday, July 30, 2012, Arlington Lawn at the north end of Bathhouse Row at Hot Springs National Park will be closed to the public to accomplish needed improvements.

Work at the Arlington Lawn will include realigning current sidewalks, refacing the display spring pools with natural tufa rock, installing a sprinkler system, and installing new sod.

The hot springs water cascade will not be accessible during this renovation.

According to the work schedule, the lawn is to reopen in late October.

Did You Know?

Gulpha Creek in fall, below campground amphitheater, with bridge over Gorge Road in right background

The name Gulpha Creek is a corruption of the French name for the stream. Explorer William Dunbar reports the name "Fourche á Calfat" in the journal of his visit in 1804. Calfat eventually became Gulpha.