March Events

A cartooned bathhouse with "100 years" underneath it in an art deco, Blue, black, and gold color scheme
Official Centennial logo designed by Visit Hot Springs and CJRW.

Park-wide Events

March 4th: Official Birthday Party

March 4th marks the park’s official 100th anniversary as a national park. Join us as we celebrate our official birthday with our community partners and others. We will remember the past and look forward to the future for our next 100 years as a national park.

March Photo Contest

Theme: Flora of Hot Springs

With all this winter rain, flowers and trees are starting to bloom and blossom. This month’s photo challenge theme is flora. Have a picture of any flowers, trees, mosses, plants, or shrubs in the Park? Submit your photos for a chance to win! Read the rules and learn how to enter your photos by visiting our official photo contest page.

"Iron Ranger Challenge, Celebrating 100 years at Hot Springs National Park" surrounds a hexagonal silhouette of mountains and trees with a hiker, biker, and paddler.
The 2021 Iron Ranger patch

Iron Ranger Challenge

Together with Buffalo National River, Hot Springs National Park is inviting the community to hike, bike, swim, run, or paddle 100 miles on Arkansas public lands throughout 2021.

Hot Springs National Park’s trails were created in 1917 with the intention of increasing cardiovascular health, and this challenge speaks to that legacy. Learn more about the Iron Ranger challenge on our official page.

Blue flyer with round images of a cardboard building and an actual building. Text on the flyer says "Build Your Own Bathhouse Build with Mid-America Science Museum, March 6, 2021, 10am - 3pm."

City-wide Events

Build Your Own Bathhouse with Mid-America Science Museum

March 6, 2021 | 10am - 3pm
Mid- America Science Museum
500 Mid America Blvd.

Celebrate Hot Springs National Park's 100th birthday by taking your design skills to the next level. Join the Mid-America Science Museum in creating your own iconic Bathhouse - out of cardboard! Cardboard & building supplies will be provided in the Tinkering Studio. Call (501) 767-3461 for more information.

A woman stands under a tent, behind a table with a children in front of her as she demonstrates.

Centennial Events

See what's happening all year long at Hot Springs National Park to celebrate the Centennial!

Clouded, steaming water runs through a cement culvert through thick green vegetation.

April Events

Learn more about park and city-wide events happening in April for the Centennial.

A woman paddling in an orange kayak with rolling hills behind her.

Iron Ranger Challenge

Hike, bike, swim, paddle, or walk 100 miles on Arkansas Public Lands for a chance to claim your Iron Ranger title!

Bright pink azalea bushes line a sidewalk leading up to a large stone staircase with an fountain.

Centennial Photography Contest

All year long Hot Springs NP will be hosting a monthly photography contest. Learn more about the themes, rules, and how to enter!

Last updated: February 1, 2021

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101 Reserve Street
Hot Springs , AR 71901


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