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.
Operating Hours & Seasons
The park and Gulpha Gorge Campground are open year round.
The temporary visitor center in the Lamar Bathhouse is open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. except January 1, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25 when it is closed. There may be extended hours for the summer. (The Fordyce Bathhouse will be closed from October 1, 2012 until September 2013.)
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 when it is closed.
Did You Know?
The Public Health Service operated a venereal disease clinic in the Government Free Bathhouse (1922-1948) in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. It was one of the first facilities in the United States to use penicillin. In 1948, the clinic transferred to the nearby Camp Garraday Transient Camp.