• water flowing over rocks into basin

    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.

2007 Artist-In-Residence Images

color painting of creek with brown rocks on either side and trees lining the sides and the creek disappears into a dark green background; the lower left side is shady.
Sunny Spot on Gulpha Creek
Laura Reilly, April 2007 Artist-In-Residence
painting of stone walkway and cabin door at night. Yellow porch light is shining and window to right of door has yellow light coming through. Green grass on either side of walk has yellow highlight specs and there's a tall green shrub on the right side of the entrance.
Day's End at Cabin
Chris McHenry, May 2007 Artist-In-Residence
painting of trail scene. Gray boulders fill the lower left portion. Above them is a patch of yellow flowers in front of the red tile roofed white trail shelter. The  tree-lined trail is brown and is on the right side of the picture.
Wild Sunflowers at the Pagoda
Jamie Carter, June 2007 Artist-In-Residence
painting of Bathhouse Row showing south corner of the Hale Bathhouse, the Maurice Bathhouse, and the Fordyce Bathhouse. There are people on the sidewalk and a magnolia branch hanging in the upper right corner
Bathhouse Row
Joseph Lombardo, August 2007 Artist-In-Residence
photograph of the hot spring cascade at night, making it a dark photo. There is green vegetation showing on three sides around the dark water and at the top, where there is a black void, there is a white star shape.
Spring Night
Rebecca Sittler Schrock, August 2007 Artist-In-Residence
water color painting of rock shelter house at North Mountain-Hot Springs Mountain saddle. Tree to right of shelter house has green leaves and there is green behind the building with a mostly gray sky filling the rest of the space.
Shelter House
Mary Ann Blosser, September 2007 Artist-In-Residence
scene of campsite under trees at sunset with picnic table on far left, man and small child to left of pedestal grill with a fire, woman to right of grill, orange tent to the far right. The sky is orange-yellow and there are yellow fireflie spots in the air.
Fireflies + Fire at Gulpha Gorge
Kim Elliot, October 2007 Artist-In-Residence

Did You Know?

black and white photo of bronze eagle on top of limestone

In 1892 U.S. Army Lt. Robert R. Stevens hired the noted Boston firm of Frederick Law Olmsted to create landscaping plans for Hot Springs Reservation, now Hot Springs National Park. Stevens rejected the firm’s plans in 1893, but some features were adopted and still survive today.