• water flowing over rocks into basin

    Hot Springs

    National Park Arkansas

Volunteer

man in khaki volunteer shirt standing next to a table in front of a brick building.

Park Volunteer Bill Vermilyea helps with outdoor projects.

NPS Photo by Toni McDowell

People from the local Hot Springs area volunteer year round for various activities.

 

Volunteer Opportunities at Hot Springs National Park

As a Volunteer in Parks-VIP- at Hot Springs National Park, you can make a real difference. VIPs work side by side with the National Park Service staff to help visitors enjoy and learn about the park in ways that preserve it for future generations. Think how much you will learn about the park by contributing to its successful operation.

For more information on the park's volunteer program, contact Toni McDowell, Volunteer Coordinator. You may also call her at (501) 620-6715.

Did You Know?

Gulpha Creek in fall, below campground amphitheater, with bridge over Gorge Road in right background

The name Gulpha Creek is a corruption of the French name for the stream. Explorer William Dunbar reports the name "Fourche á Calfat" in the journal of his visit in 1804. Calfat eventually became Gulpha.