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Hot Springs National Park

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Address: 101 Reserve St, Hot Springs, AR 71901
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+1 501-620-6715
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09:00 - 17:00
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An Unusual National Park

This is an entire town built around mineral springs and healing waters. As such, there I should a bunch of history, great little restaurants and bars dotted around. There are a... read more

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Louisiana
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an entire town built around mineral springs and healing waters. As such, there I should a bunch of history, great little restaurants and bars dotted around. There are a few kitchy places, but it isn't completely void of charm as the bathhouse row still looks as elegant as ever.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This National Park actually include downtown Hot Springs. The bathhouses are very interesting and so is there history. If you like National Parks, this is one is different in a good way. I would definitely visit again.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful National Park which is uniquely different than any other National Park that we have seen. Typically when one thinks of a National park, nature, hiking, breathtaking views all come to mind. Hot Springs has all of that and also half a street of buildings... Bathhouses to be precise. For the first part of our trip, the GPS lead us... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 660 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very unique national park in that they encourage you to take some of their natural resources...the spring water. The park also encompasses Hot Springs. Take some time to visit Bathhouse Row.

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Scotia, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fordyce Bathhouse is open to show everyone what the old bath houses were like. Looks like the early day saunas! The water from the springs is around 143 degrees, so after cooling down, is great for relaxing. National Park employees are very well informed and helpful. Town is nice to walk around. There is a promenade walkway that is... More 

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1 Thank Linda W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved Hot Springs area. We climbed the mountain and went up in the tower and tried the baths. Of course we got some spring water in empty water containers to use in our trailer. Reminder - there are ticks in the mountains so dress appropriately and wear bug spray - we did not think of this because there were... More 

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Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This free National Park is one of a kind. Part of it is urban, located in downtown Hot Springs. The rest is more traditional parkland with trails, a picnic area and a mountain drive. There is a tower at the top of the mountain that does have a fee. You can easily spend a day here- walk the Promenade and... More 

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3 Thank NieSam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The uncapped hot spring in town was really neat to see. Plus, the hiking trail had nice views. We also liked being able to drink water from the cold springs!

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's no major national park, but if you take it without that comparison, this is a neat park with neat history and some beautiful views.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this town and national park on Google maps by browsing the map for an interesting spot to make a stop on a road trip from Dallas to Chicago. It didn't disappoint. Beautiful bath houses and bustling weekend atmosphere, it is one of the most unique "urban" national parks.

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