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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.

2006 Artist-In-Residence Images

Black and white photo with dogwood flowers on branches filling the upper half of the picture, looking across a pond to a bridge; there's a hill behind the bridge.
"Spring on Stonebridge" by Char Marie Flood, April 2006 artist
sepia tone photo of a stone structure with a large water wheel mounted on the side, shadowy foreground
"Stonebridge Waterwheel" by Deborah Warren, May 2006 artist
Vertical painting of Stonebridge with trees in the background on the far side of the bridge and a woman standing at the near end of the bridge facing as if she just walked across it; foreground is bare with shadows.
"Anna at Stonebridge" by Rick Chandler, June 2006 Artist-In-Residence
Black and white photo (taken with a pinhole camera so the edges are not square) of a Gulpha Creek looking upstream from a pool. There are large rocks flanking the creek with a small fall near the center. The artist is in the center but blurry so hard to see. Trees close in in the background.
"Self-Portrait in Swimming Hole, Looking Upstream" by Robyn Moore, July 2006 artist
View from Hot Springs Mountain overlook, showing city buildings on the right, trees in the left foreground and green hillsides in the background.
"View from Hot Springs Mountain, 2006" by Alice Evans Broughton, August 2006 artist
oil on canvas painting of the arched stone bridge that goes over a narrow pond; the bridge has a blue tone with green trees in the background and red grasses adding color to the right foreground
"Footbridge from DeSoto Discovery to Fordyce Future" by Patricia Rottino Cummins, October 2006 artist

Did You Know?

Pres. Roosevelt is in an open touring car on Fountain St. in front of the Arlington Hotel. A crowd surrounds the car.

On June 10, 1936, President and Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt visited Hot Springs National Park and toured the Fordyce Bathhouse as part of the Arkansas centennial celebration. FDR used the baths at Warm Springs, Georgia, on a regular basis to relieve his polio. He never bathed in Hot Springs.