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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.

Permits

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Even small weddings in the park require a permit.

Special Use Permits
There are several types of special use permits necessary for certain activities/events held at Hot Springs National Park. The links below provide you with information regarding such permits. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open these files.

Special Events - (Weddings, Assemblies, Events, etc.)

Filming/Photography

First Amendment-Public Assemblies and Distribution of Printed Matter

If you have any questions or require further information, please contact Park Permits Office by e-mail or at (voice) 501-623-2824 or fax at 501-620-6778.

Did You Know?

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Hot Springs Reservation, the first designation of Hot Springs National Park, was set aside by Congress in 1832. This makes Hot Springs National Park the oldest unit in the national park system, 40 years older than Yellowstone National Park.