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.
Bathhouse Row and the Grand Promenade, within the National Historic Landmark District, provide a picturesque place to stroll and enjoy the elegance of a bygone time.
The park has 26 miles of trails for you to explore. You can see wildflowers, rock formations and beautiful scenery. There are trails of varying length and difficulty, something for everyone. Please stay on the trails and avoid "short cuts." Here's more information.
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.