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    Hot Springs

    National Park Arkansas

Support Your Park

You can help Hot Springs National Park in many ways. We have volunteer positions year round. Supporting the park's store in the Lamar Bathhouse provides funding for interpretive programs. The park Friends group, Friends of the Fordyce and Hot Springs National Park, engages in fundraising to help the park with purchases and special projects.

Did You Know?

copy of lithograph from a publication showing the valley of the hot springs with Hot Springs Creek on the right and two men in the foregroun

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.