Fordyce Bathhouse Visitor Center Closed
The Fordyce Bathhouse Visitor Center is closed until Fall 2013 for a major maintenance project. A temporary park Visitor Center, along with the park store, are located in the Lamar Bathhouse at the south end of Bathhouse Row. Call for more information.
This 0.1-mile gravel path once took carriage parties from the Army-Navy Hostpital grounds to the summit of Hot Springs Mountainl. Starting above the Grand Promenade at the cast iron Amy-Navy gate, the trail follows nearly a straight line to the Hot Springs Mountain Drive and the Peak Trail.
Did You Know?
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.