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    Hot Springs

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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.

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  • "Thermal Waters of Hot Springs" Tour

    Friday, July 18, 2014

    Outside tour of the thermal water springs More

  • "Fordyce Bathhouse" Tour

    Friday, July 18, 2014

    Inside guided tour of the Fordyce Bathhouse More

  • "Ranger's Choice" Program

    Friday, July 18, 2014

    Staff Permitting More

  • "Hikes, Walks, & Strolls"

    Friday, July 18, 2014

    "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" hike with a park ranger Staff and Weather Permitting More

  • "Thermal Waters of Hot Springs" Tour

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

    Outside tour of the thermal water springs More

  • "Fordyce Bathhouse" Tour

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

    Inside guided tour of the Fordyce Bathhouse More

  • "Ranger's Choice" Program

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

    Staff Permitting More

  • "Hikes, Walks, & Strolls"

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

    "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" hike with a park ranger Staff and Weather Permitting More

  • "Thermal Waters of Hot Springs" Tour

    Sunday, July 20, 2014

    Outside tour of the thermal water springs More

  • "Fordyce Bathhouse" Tour

    Sunday, July 20, 2014

    Inside guided tour of the Fordyce Bathhouse More

  • "Ranger's Choice" Program

    Sunday, July 20, 2014

    Staff Permitting More

  • "Hikes, Walks, & Strolls"

    Sunday, July 20, 2014

    "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" hike with a park ranger Staff and Weather Permitting More

  • "Thermal Waters of Hot Springs" Tour

    Monday, July 21, 2014

    Outside tour of the thermal water springs More

  • "Fordyce Bathhouse" Tour

    Monday, July 21, 2014

    Inside guided tour of the Fordyce Bathhouse More

  • "Ranger's Choice" Program

    Monday, July 21, 2014

    Staff Permitting More

  • Whats that BIG Building?

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    Public tours are giving at 2:00 pm every Tuesday and Thrusday. Must call for a reservation. (501) 624- 4411 ext. 6353 More

  • "Behind the Scenes"

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    Tour of the Hot Springs National Park Archives and Collection Storage: More

  • "Thermal Waters of Hot Springs" Tour

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    Outside tour of the thermal water springs More

  • "Fordyce Bathhouse" Tour

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    Inside guided tour of the Fordyce Bathhouse More

  • "Ranger's Choice" Program

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    Staff Permitting More

  • "Thermal Waters of Hot Springs" Tour

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    Outside tour of the thermal water springs More

  • "Fordyce Bathhouse" Tour

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    Inside guided tour of the Fordyce Bathhouse More

  • "Ranger's Choice" Program

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    Staff Permitting More

  • "Hikes, Walks, & Strolls"

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" hike with a park ranger Staff and Weather Permitting More

  • Whats that BIG Building?

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

    Public tours are giving at 2:00 pm every Tuesday and Thrusday. Must call for a reservation. (501) 624- 4411 ext. 6353 More

  • "Thermal Waters of Hot Springs" Tour

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

    Outside tour of the thermal water springs More

  • "Fordyce Bathhouse" Tour

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

    Inside guided tour of the Fordyce Bathhouse More

  • "Ranger's Choice" Program

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

    Staff Permitting More

  • "Hikes, Walks, & Strolls"

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

    "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" hike with a park ranger Staff and Weather Permitting More

  • "Thermal Waters of Hot Springs" Tour

    Friday, July 25, 2014

    Outside tour of the thermal water springs More

  • "Fordyce Bathhouse" Tour

    Friday, July 25, 2014

    Inside guided tour of the Fordyce Bathhouse More

  • "Ranger's Choice" Program

    Friday, July 25, 2014

    Staff Permitting More

  • "Hikes, Walks, & Strolls"

    Friday, July 25, 2014

    "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" hike with a park ranger Staff and Weather Permitting More

  • "Thermal Waters of Hot Springs" Tour

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    Outside tour of the thermal water springs More

  • "Fordyce Bathhouse" Tour

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    Inside guided tour of the Fordyce Bathhouse More

  • "Ranger's Choice" Program

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    Staff Permitting More

  • "Hikes, Walks, & Strolls"

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" hike with a park ranger Staff and Weather Permitting More

  • "Thermal Waters of Hot Springs" Tour

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

    Outside tour of the thermal water springs More

  • "Fordyce Bathhouse" Tour

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

    Inside guided tour of the Fordyce Bathhouse More

  • "Ranger's Choice" Program

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

    Staff Permitting More

  • "Hikes, Walks, & Strolls"

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

    "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" hike with a park ranger Staff and Weather Permitting More

  • "Thermal Waters of Hot Springs" Tour

    Monday, July 28, 2014

    Outside tour of the thermal water springs More

  • "Fordyce Bathhouse" Tour

    Monday, July 28, 2014

    Inside guided tour of the Fordyce Bathhouse More

  • "Ranger's Choice" Program

    Monday, July 28, 2014

    Staff Permitting More

  • Whats that BIG Building?

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    Public tours are giving at 2:00 pm every Tuesday and Thrusday. Must call for a reservation. (501) 624- 4411 ext. 6353 More

  • "Behind the Scenes"

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    Tour of the Hot Springs National Park Archives and Collection Storage: More

  • "Thermal Waters of Hot Springs" Tour

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    Outside tour of the thermal water springs More

  • "Fordyce Bathhouse" Tour

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    Inside guided tour of the Fordyce Bathhouse More

  • "Ranger's Choice" Program

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    Staff Permitting More

  • "Thermal Waters of Hot Springs" Tour

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Outside tour of the thermal water springs More

  • "Fordyce Bathhouse" Tour

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Inside guided tour of the Fordyce Bathhouse More

  • "Ranger's Choice" Program

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    Staff Permitting More

  • "Hikes, Walks, & Strolls"

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" hike with a park ranger Staff and Weather Permitting More

  • Whats that BIG Building?

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Public tours are giving at 2:00 pm every Tuesday and Thrusday. Must call for a reservation. (501) 624- 4411 ext. 6353 More

  • "Thermal Waters of Hot Springs" Tour

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Outside tour of the thermal water springs More

  • "Fordyce Bathhouse" Tour

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Inside guided tour of the Fordyce Bathhouse More

  • "Ranger's Choice" Program

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Staff Permitting More

  • "Hikes, Walks, & Strolls"

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" hike with a park ranger Staff and Weather Permitting More

  • "Thermal Waters of Hot Springs" Tour

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Outside tour of the thermal water springs More

  • "Fordyce Bathhouse" Tour

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Inside guided tour of the Fordyce Bathhouse More

  • "Ranger's Choice" Program

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Staff Permitting More

  • "Hikes, Walks, & Strolls"

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" hike with a park ranger Staff and Weather Permitting More

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.