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/Mitch Smith

The Fordyce Tours

In 1915, reviews proclaimed the Fordyce Bathhouse as the best in Hot Springs. Now you can tour the Fordyce and see its splendor. Tours are offered daily staffing-permitting.This tour gives you a personal insight of the most luxurious bathhouse on the row. Reservations for individual visitors are not needed, but groups seeking to take a tour must contact the park in advance of their arrival to see if space is available.

 
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/Mitch Smith

Outdoor Tours

Guided outdoor tours are offered during the summer season. Tours begin at the Fordyce Bathhouse, travel the Grand Promenade and Bathhouse Row, and return to the Fordyce. You'll hear the 4000 year old story of how rainwater becomes hot spring water and how the water was used for therapeutic baths here.

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

NPS Photo

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.

Last updated: August 19, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

101 Reserve Street
Hot Springs , AR 71901

Phone:

(501) 620-6715

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