Hot Springs National Park has partnerships with a variety of organizations in order to help the National Park Service fulfill its mission. Our partners raise friends and funds to support the work of our park, operate a bookstore for park visitors, and help to give historic buildings along Bathhouse Row new life.
Friends of Hot Springs National Park
Friends of Hot Springs National Park was organized in 1989 for the purpose of partnering with the National Park Service in the preservation of the historic bathhouses and the rehabilitation of the landscaped grounds. A nonprofit organization, the Friends bring alive the spirit and pride found in Hot Springs for our National Park. Through individual and corporate donations and fund-raising activities, the Friends host special events and make acquisitions for the park. Visit the Friends' website to learn more, become a member, or donate!
America's National Parks
America's National Parks is a not-for-profit cooperating association that promotes the public's support of national parks and other public trust partners. America's National Parks operates the park store, Bathhouse Row Emporium, in Hot Springs National Park. Purchases made here support vital education and interpretive programs and projects in Hot Springs National Park.
The Buckstaff Bath House Company has been in continuous operation in Hot Springs National Park since 1912, making it the oldest operating concession in the National Park Service. Relief, rejuvenation, and relaxation are all a part of the Buckstaff Experience. The unique bathing experience here includes a tub bath, sitz bath, vapor cabinet, hot packs, and needle shower. Additional services are available.
Quapaw Baths & Spa
Quapaw Baths & Spa serves as a modern spa facility offering spa services inside of a historic bathhouse. Soak in the acclaimed thermal water here in community pools or in a private bathing area. Additional services available. The Quapaw Cafe is located inside the Quapaw Bath & Spa.
Superior Bathhouse Brewery
Superior Bathhouse Brewery is a family-friendly restaurant, and a craft beer tasting room, operated in a historic bathhouse. Unique in that it is the only brewery in a U.S. National Park and the only brewery in the world to utilize thermal spring water as a main ingredient.
Hotel Hale is a boutique hotel located in the historic Hale Bathhouse. Nine guest rooms make up the hotel, each with a soaking tub fed by thermal water. The hotel includes two restaurants.
Hot Springs Mountain Tower
The Hot Springs Mountain Tower is a 216 foot tall observation tower located at the top of Hot Springs Mountain. Breathtaking panoramic views of the mountainous region are available from its high observation decks. The Gift Store offers a Grab & Go food section is located at the base of the tower.
National Park Foundation
The National Park Foundation, the official charitable partner of the National Park Service, enriches America’s national parks and programs through the support of private citizens, park lovers, stewards of nature, history enthusiasts, and wilderness adventurers. Find out more and become a part of the national park community.
Last updated: January 28, 2020