Fees & Passes

A grand piano with white lounge chairs and a decorative stained glass ceiling displaying what a Fordyce party room looked like
The Assembly Room on the 3rd floor of the Fordyce Bathhouse and Museum.

NPS Photo/M. Smith

Learn more about entrance fees, America the Beautiful Passes, and camping fees at the Gulpha Gorge Campground below.

For information about special use permits for weddings, ceremonies, large gatherings, commerical filming, and photography, please visit our Special Use Permit Page.


Entrance Fees

Entrance Fees - Free

Entrance Fees

Historic Museum - Free

Fordyce Museum

Guided Tours - Free

Guided Tours


America the Beautiful Entrance Passes

Please note: Only the Access, 4th Grade, Military (Annual), and Military Veterans and Gold Star Families Lifetime* passes are available in the Fordyce Bathhouse. All other passes must be purchased online or at another site that sells the passes in-person. 

*Beginning Nov. 11, 2022, veterans of the U.S. Armed Services and Gold Star Families can obtain a free lifetime pass to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites spread out across more than 400 million acres of public lands, including national parks, wildlife refuges, and forests.
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Permits & Reservations

Need a permit for a special event? Or a research permit? Learn more here.

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Soak in the Springs

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Last updated: November 8, 2022

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101 Reserve Street
Hot Springs , AR 71901


501 620-6715

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