While you’re in the park, protect the things you come to enjoy, as well as yourself and other photographers, by following these simple rules:
Zoom with your lens.
Never approach or pursue animals to take their picture. Wild animals can become aggressive without warning or carry infectous diseases.
Park in roadside pullouts.
Don't block traffic to take pictures. Keep roads clear and stay with your vehicle if you encounter heavy traffic. Don’t drive or park on roadside vegetation.
Leave the drone at home.
The launching, landing, or operation of unmanned aircraft is prohibited in Hot Springs National Park.
Hot Springs National Park has many places that are perfect for taking photos. These are a few of our favorites:
Commercial Photography and Filming
Learn more about the permitting process and fees associated with commercial photography and filming within the Park.
Last updated: June 5, 2020