Bathhouse Row Today

Bathhouse Row looking from above with golden light hitting the historic bathhouse buildings
Bathhouse Row is a place to stroll and enjoy the beautiful architecture of the bathhouse buildings.

NPS photo/Mitch Smith

The Bathhouse Row you see today consists of eight bathhouse buildings that were constructed between the years of 1892 and 1923. This area along with the Grand Promenade was designated as a National Historic Landmark District in 1987.

Choose one of the bathhouse names below to read more about that structure. The buildings are listed from south to north along the Row.

 
  • White stuccoed building built in the early 1900s.

    Lamar Bathhouse

    Built in 1923, the Lamar offered marbled bathtubs of different lengths for greater comfort. Today it is home to the Bathhouse Emporium.

  • The Buckstaff Bathhouse standing tall featuring its iconic bright blue awnings.

    Buckstaff Bathhouse

    Built in 1912, it is the only bathhouse on the row to operate continuously for over a century. Learn more about their spa services.

  • The Ozark Bathhouse features white stucco and has sharp edges.

    Ozark Bathhouse

    Built in 1922, sculpted mythical creatures hold urns of water, encouraging passersby to sample the healing waters. Learn more.

  • A view of the Quapaw with its large and ornate dome as seen from the Row.

    Quapaw Bathhouse

    Built in 1922, a tiled dome crowns a decorative scheme with an American Indian motif. Learn more about their spa services and offerings.

  • Front view of the Fordyce Bathhouse. Tan brick, a large green awning and porch adorn the buidling.

    Fordyce Bathhouse

    The elegant Fordyce houses the park visitor center. Many of the rooms have been restored to their original state. Learn more.

  • Large arches and big open windows are the iconic feature from this front view of the Maurice.

    Maurice Bathhouse

    Built in 1912, a 3rd floor lounge has a stone fireplace, painted mural, stained glass skylight, and an expansive view. Learn more.

  • Looking at the Hale directly. It has a ceramic red roof, rounded windows, and a wooden door.

    Hale Bathhouse

    Built in 1892, it the oldest surviving bathhouse. The Hale has a sauna in a thermal cave carved from the mountainside. Learn more.

  • Front view of the red brick-laden Superior Bathhouse with green trim around the doors and windows.

    Superior Bathhouse

    Built in 1916, it was smallest bathhouse on the row, it offered affordable hydrotherapy and massages. Today it is a Brewery. Learn more.

 
Map depicts downtown area in pale yellow and the parklands in green. The bathhouse buildings that are occupied are shown in purple, while the Maurice is shown in lilac. Fountains and springs are shown as red dots. Walking trails are shown as dashed lines.
Map of Bathhouse Row today, showing thermal water fountains

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A black and white view at downtown Hot Springs in the early 1900s.

Places

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Three men from the mid-1800s are soaking in Corn Hole Spring.

People

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Sepia toned photograph of a historic bathtub in the Fordyce Bathhouse.

Soak in the Springs

Fully submerge yourself in the thermal water and let your worries melt away.

Hiking information and trail maps

Hiking

With 26 miles of hiking trails in the Park, you can find great views, beautiful forest scenery, and feel like you're not in the City.

Whittington Park trail meandering through large trees.

Whittington Park

Built in the 1890s, Whittington Park has undergone quite the change. Learn more about the park's history and transformation.

Last updated: October 2, 2020

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