Hot Springs National Park, Hot Springs

4.4
#1 of 6 in Nature in Hot Springs
Hot Springs National Park is the only national park that protects a unique combination of lithology, geologic structure and water sources that produce the only non-volcanic geothermal springs of such a high quality (e.g., temperature, taste, color, and odor) in the United States. This national park, first designated as a reservation by Congress in 1832, is the only unit of the National Park Service mandated to give away its primary natural resource, the geothermal water, to the general public in both an unending and unaltered state. Bathhouse Row within the park contains the largest collection of early 20th century bathhouses in the country.
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  • This will set the tone for your understanding of the town of Hot Springs. Very interesting. I appreciated the movie that was shown, and the exhibits were very well done.  more »
  • Great scene of the city!! Awesome ride to the tower and picnic area. Extremely long walk to the talk but great hike.  more »
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  • What can you say about the Spa City that hasn't already been said. It's just a place you have to experience at some point in your lifetime - preferably multiple times, so you can take in all there is to offer. Tons of rich history along bathhouse row. Plus, take the time to soak in the waters for an hour or two. It's well worth the time and money!
  • Really charming and very unique National Park. The entire downtown, bath houses and surrounding trails are a bit of time travel back to the 1920s. The town has been very well preserved. Be sure to visit the museum as it is really impressive

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