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    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.

  • Closure of Happy Hollow Spring Fountain

    Happy Hollow jug fountains, (located on Fountain Street), will be closed Wednesday morning (08/27/14) for maintenance. Hours of closure will be 8:00 til noon.

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?

The Lamar Spring and collection pool, with brick walkway surrounding, with steam rising above.

Water emerging from the hot springs in Hot Springs National Park fell as rain when the pyramids of Egypt were built—4400 years ago!