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Area Attractions

Here are a few of our favorites PLUS more links below to help plan your trip.

Bath Houses

Since the early 1900s, Hot Springs has had a deep love affair with its ath houses.  The Fordyce Bathhouse is managed as a museum and free tours are offered daily.

:: Fordyce Bathouse [museum]
:: Buckstaff Bathhouse [operational]
:: Quapaw Baths & Spa [operational]


Hot Springs National Park


There are approximately 5,400 acres of land included in this majestic park.  Conveniently accessible from downtown Hot Springs, the park features 26 miles of hiking trails, campgrounds, scenic mountain drives, and picnic areas.

:: Plan Your Park Trip


Magic Springs & Crystal Falls

A must-do for families visiting Hot Springs.  It was voted "Best Area Attraction" and "Best of the Best" in Arkansas in the area newspaper's readers polls.  The park features thrill rides for kids and adults, plus a world-class water park.  Good for an entire day packed full of family fun.

:: Magic Springs & Crystal Falls

Mid-America Science Museum 

The mission of Mid-America Science Museum is to stimulate interest in science, to promote public understanding of the sciences, and to encourage life-long science education through interactive exhibits and programs.  The Museum also serves as a premier tourism attraction in Arkansas.

:: Learn about Mid-America Science Museum

Oaklawn Racing & Gaming

Since 1904, horses have been rounding the track at Oaklawn.  Each Spring, nearly 70,000 people visit the track for the annual Arkansas Derby.  Electronic games of skill were added in 2007, adding yet another reason to visit this historic attraction.

:: Plan your visit to Oaklawn


What began as a petite, delicate woman's dream of transforming her 210-acre wooded peninsula on Lake Hamilton into a world-class botanical garden has been meticulously converted into a tangible reality be a team of professional designers and craftsmen, such as internationally recognized architect and native Arkansan, E. Fay Jones, who designed the Garvan Pavillon that serves as the center of the activity in the Gardens.  Verna Cook Garvan, described as a brillant businessworman by those acquainted with her, realized she could not solely succeed in preserving her private woodland garden or provide an acessible place of repose for the people of Arkansas without help.

:: Find out more and plan your visit

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:: DeGRAY STATE PARK 800.737.8355

More to Explore in Hot Springs

Looking for a great restaurant or trying to get some great trip ideas?  The Hot Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau's Website has an updated listing of all attractions, events and area offerings.
:: Check out all that Hot Springs has to offer