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.
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.
Visit the park Visitor Center and Museum inside the Fordyce Bathhouse, located at the midpoint of Bathhouse Row on Central Avenue. See exhibits, watch park movies, and take a tour of the elegant Edwardian Era bathhouse. Also visit the Bathhouse Row Emporium--the park store--inside the Lamar Bathhouse toward the southern end of Bathhouse Row near the intersection of Central Avenue and Reserve Street. Shop for souvenirs and taste the hot spring water. Both facilities are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. The Bathhouse Row Emporium also stays open late for Gallery Walk on the first Friday of every month.
Soak in pools with the hot spring water or have a modern day spa experience at the Quapaw Baths and Spa. Children 14 and older may use the spa pools. Read more about it.
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Visit the Hot Springs Mountain Tower
Did You Know?
Hot Springs, Arkansas, was the premier baseball spring training site from the 1880s-1940s. The Chicago White Stockings, Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Red Sox and others came to soothe their aching muscles at the many bathhouses using Hot Springs National Park water.