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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.

  • 2015 Artist-in-Residence Program Cancelled

    Due to the 100th anniversary celebration for the Fordyce Bathhouse, there will be no Artist-in-Residence program at Hot Springs National Park for 2015. Check back later next year for announcements and application information for the 2016 AIR program.

Bathhouse Row Architecture Podcasts

These are short videos with Park Ranger Mark Blaeuer telling about the architecture of each of the buildings on historic Bathhouse Row.
 
color photo of side view of park headquarters with saucer magnolia tree in bloom

Park Administrative Headquarters building

NPS photo

Administrative Offices Building Video

 
color photo of Lamar Bathhouse from front

Lamar Bathhouse

NPS Photo

Lamar Bathhouse Video


 
color photo of Buckstaff from front

Buckstaff Bathhouse

NPS Photo

Buckstaff Bathhouse Video

 
Ozark Bathhouse color photo from south end

Ozark Bathhouse

NPS Photo

Ozark Bathhouse Video


 
Color photo of Quapaw bathhouse building from north end

Quapaw Bathhouse

NPS photo

Quapaw Bathhouse Video

 
Color photo of Fordyce Bathhouse from north front side

Fordyce Bathhouse

NPS Photo

Fordyce Bathhouse Video

 
Color photo of Maurice Bathhouse

Maurice Bathhouse

NPS photo

Maurice Bathhouse video


 
Hale  Bathhouse color photo taken from south end

Hale Bathhouse

NPS photo

Hale Bathhouse video

 
Color photo of Superior Bathhouse from south end

Superior Bathhouse

NPS photo

Superior Bathhouse video

Did You Know?

copy of lithograph from a publication showing the valley of the hot springs with Hot Springs Creek on the right and two men in the foregroun

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.