Watercolor painting of the Fordyce Bathhouse.

Painting by C. Hillis

The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The National Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.

For a better understanding of how Hot Springs is managed, explore our staff and offices, review our laws and policies, learn about our fire management within the park, and view our park statistics.


Large, wide stone staircase with a shell fountain in the center and stair entrances on the sides.
Superintendent's Compendium

Stay up to date with the rules, regulations, and policies of Hot Springs National Park.

A group of people sit and pose ecstatically for a photo on a large porch.
Laws & Policies

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Smoke rises through the forests behind downtown Hot Springs.
Wildland Fire

Get fired up about the forests and fire management practices of the Park.

Female scientist is testing the thermal springs water, surrounded by her equipment.
Research & Science

Learn more about the research permitting process and responsibilities at Hot Springs National Park.

Last updated: September 9, 2021

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Mailing Address:

101 Reserve Street
Hot Springs, AR 71901


501 620-6715

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