Arkansas

Hot Springs National Park

Be soothed by Arkansas' thermal waters

The first thing that attracted people to central Arkansas was water — specifically the thermal springs. And they have been coming here ever since to use these soothing thermal waters to heal and relax.

Today, Hot Springs National Park, which surrounds the north end of the city of Hot Springs, Arkansas, preserves both the hot springs and the cultural sites that sprung up around them. Within the 22-square-kilometer park, you can experience the hot springs for yourself with a rejuvenating spa day along Bathhouse Row at the heart of the park. Or, for a memorable view of Hot Springs, put on your hiking shoes and follow the West Mountain Trail for panoramic vistas.

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