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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.

Nearby Attractions

You can get more information about the area, including lodging, from these:

Hot Springs Convention and Visitor's Bureau

Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce

Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism

Ouachita National Forest

(pronounced WASH-i-tah)


There are six other national park sites in Arkansas. You can link to information about them:

Central High School National Historic Site (Little Rock AR, 60 mi.)

President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site
(Hope AR, 80 miles)

Arkansas Post National Memorial (Gillette AR, 115 miles)

Fort Smith National Historic Site (Fort Smith AR, 160 miles)

Buffalo National River (Harrison AR, 160 miles)

Pea Ridge National Military Park (Pea Ridge AR, 225 miles)

In addition, parts of the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail pass through Arkansas.

Did You Know?

Pres. Roosevelt is in an open touring car on Fountain St. in front of the Arlington Hotel. A crowd surrounds the car.

On June 10, 1936, President and Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt visited Hot Springs National Park and toured the Fordyce Bathhouse as part of the Arkansas centennial celebration. FDR used the baths at Warm Springs, Georgia, on a regular basis to relieve his polio. He never bathed in Hot Springs.