• water flowing over rocks into basin

    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.

Fees & Reservations

There is no entrance fee for the park.

Camping Fees

Special Use Permits

 

Camping Fees
Your stay is limited to 14 consecutive days at a time. Longer stays require you to move to a different campground.

Primitive Sites (No hookups)
$10 per night unless you have a Golden Age/Interagency Senior Pass or Golden Access/Interagency Access Pass card.

$5 per night with a Golden Age/Interagency Senior Pass or Golden Access/Interagency Access Pass card. These passes are available at the park store in the Lamar Bathhouse. We do not take reservations.


Full Hookups
(including 30 and 50 amp electrical connections, water, and sewer connections at each site)
$24 per night, or $12 per night with a Golden Age/Interagency Senior Pass or Golden Access/Interagency Access Pass card. These sites are available on a first come, first served basis, no reservations.

Did You Know?

black and white head and shoulders shot of James Cary with ranger hat on and building in background

Hot Springs National Park Ranger James Cary was the first National Park Service ranger to be killed in the line of duty. He was shot by bootleggers while patrolling West Mountain on March 12, 1927.