Where History and Nature Meet.

Hot Springs National Park has a rich cultural past. The grand architecture of our historic bathhouses is equally matched by the natural curiosities that have been drawing people here for hundreds of years. Ancient thermal springs, mountain views, incredible geology, forested hikes, and abundant creeks – all in the middle of town – make Hot Springs National Park a unique and beautiful destination. Read More

Visitors receive information from a park ranger at the visitor center front desk

Basic Information

Learn the basics before you visit!

Water vapor rises from a hot spring


Prepare for a safe visit to the park.

Visitors enjoy standing and sitting near the Hot Water Cascade


Find information on accessibility in the park.

143° F (61.6° C) thermal pools at the base of the Hot Water Cascade located on the Arlington Lawn

Where does the hot water come from?

These pools are one of three locations where you can see and touch the 143° F (61.6° C) thermal water. Learn about how it gets hot.

A park ranger uses a park map to provide a visitor with directions


Explore Bathhouse Row, scenic drives, trails, and camping in the park.

Hiking information and trail maps


Our trails have a distinguished history within the national park; most were built during the 1920s and improved by the CCC in 1933.

Last updated: May 15, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

101 Reserve Street
Hot Springs , AR 71901


(501) 620-6715

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