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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.

Make a Donation

Thank you for your interest in supporting Hot Springs National Park. Your donation will enhance the programs and activities to protect park resources and provide visitor services for the park. Philanthropic contributions continue to make a significant difference and we welcome and are grateful for your support. There are several ways of supporting Hot Springs National Park.

The park is able to accept donations. If you are interested in donating directly to the park, you may contact the Superintendent by phone at 501-620-6730 or by e-mail. Donations may also be sent to: Superintendent, Hot Springs National Park, 101 Reserve Street, Hot Springs AR 71901.

Did You Know?

Black and white photo of the Government Free Bathhouse with a ranger walking on the sidewalk in front.

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.