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

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/Mitch Smith

Ranger-led Programs

Guided outdoor tours, water talks, and campground programs are offered during the summer season. Please visit the park calendar for more detailed information about which ranger-led tours are happening when, and what topics they will be covering.

Programs offered:

  • Guided Hikes - Happen every Sunday - Wednesdays from 9:00am - 11:00am; length, difficulty, starting location, and topics vary. Please contact the Fordyce Visitor Center for more information: (501) 620-6715
  • Water Talks - Happen every Wednesday - Saturday at 10:00am at the Hot Water Cascade, located on Arlington Lawn (on the northern end of Bathhouse Row).
  • Evening Campground Programs - Happen every Thursday - Saturday at the Gulpha Gorge Campground amphitheater at 5:30pm.
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: July 8, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

101 Reserve Street
Hot Springs , AR 71901


(501) 620-6715

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