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.
Hot Springs National Park
Visit the Hot Springs Mountain Tower
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.