Guided Tours

Exterior view of the Fordyce Bathhouse, a tan and white brick structure with a red tile roof and green stained glass awning over the front porch.
The Fordyce Bathhouse is Hot Springs National Park's Visitor Center and Historic Museum.

NPS Photo/M. Smith

Self-guided Fordyce Bathhouse Tour

In 1915, reviews proclaimed the Fordyce Bathhouse as the best in Hot Springs. Now you can tour the Fordyce at your own pace and see the splendor of the most luxurious bathhouse on the row. Reservations for individual visitors are not needed.

Left and right stone staircases with a water fountain in the middle, leading up to the grand promenade
The Grand Promenade offers a place for a relaxing walk and places to view the hot springs.

NPS Photo/M. Smith

Ranger-led Programs

Ranger programs are offered seasonally from May - October and are subject to change pending staff availability and weather conditions. Please call the Fordyce Bathhouse Visitor Center for the most up-to-date schedule: (501) 620-6715.

  • Ranger Guided Walks - Join a ranger for a 45-minute guided outdoor walk along a paved surface. Themes vary from ranger to ranger.
  • Indoor Tours - Join a ranger for a 20-30-minute program inside of the Fordyce Bathhouse Visitor Center. Themes vary from ranger to ranger.
  • Junior Ranger Programs - Join a ranger for a 30-minute hands-on activity! Activities and themes vary from ranger to ranger.

Please note: All programs are subject to staff availability and weather. Summers in Hot Springs are hot and humid. All programs will be cancelled if the heat index is 100 or greater at the start of the program.
Check out our calendar for an up-to-date program schedule.

Map of the Cell Phone tour locations along Bathhouse Row, numbered 1 through 10.
Hot Springs National Park Cell Phone Tour Location map

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Cell Phone Tour

No ranger? No problem! With the self-guided cell phone tour throughout the park, your phone can become your private tour guide.

Locations 1-7 are on Bathhouse Row, 8 on the North Mountain Loop, 9 at Gulpha Gorge Campground, and 10-11 on West Mountain.

An areal view of bathhouse row during golden hour
Things To Do

Explore, Learn, and Relax! Learn all about the things to do in our Park.

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

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.

Walking down bathhouse row, 2 historical figures are seen blended into a modern day photo.
History & Culture

Learn more about Hot Spring National Park's unique cultural and natural history.

Last updated: June 24, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

101 Reserve Street
Hot Springs, AR 71901


501 620-6715

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