Operating Hours & Seasons
The park and Gulpha Gorge Campground are open year round.
The Fordyce Bathhouse Visitor Center is open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. except January 1, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25. Self-guided tours are available all day; guided tours take place at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM daily.
The Bathhouse Row Emporium, the park store in the Lamar Bathhouse, is open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. except January 1, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25. The store remains open later for Gallery Walk on the first Friday of every month.
Did You Know?
In May 1862, Arkansas Governor Henry Massie Rector moved the state government to his hotel and bathhouse located on Hot Springs Reservation, now Hot Springs National Park. That July, the government seat was moved further south to Old Washington for the remainder of the Civil War.