Outside of the Bathhouse Row National Historic Landmark District, Hot Springs National Park is primarily forested hills and valleys. The oak-hickory-pine forest type includes many other tree and shrub species. Wildflowers and blooming trees are especially beautiful in spring, while autumn brings many bright colors of leaves.
Grasses are not only a food source for some animals, but they also play an important ecological role. Learn more about grasses in the Park.
Mosses & Liverworts
Mosses and liverworts provide soil stabilization and help regulate soil moisture and temperature. Find out which species are in the Park.
Trees & Shrubs
The mountains surrounding Hot Springs National Park are covered with deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs. Explore their world.
Nature & Science
Learn more about the thermal springs, wildlife, plants, fire management practices and more at Hot Springs National Park.
Last updated: June 19, 2020