Hot Springs National Park News
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Cold Water Jug Fountain at Hot Springs National Park to Temporarily Shut Down for Maintenance
September 8, 2022 | 8:24 am
Beginning Monday, September 12 and continuing through Wednesday, September 14, the cold spring water jug fountain located on Fountain Street will be temporarily out of service for maintenance upgrades.
Cold Water Jug Fountains at Hot Springs National Park to Temporarily Shut Down for Maintenance
September 1, 2022 | 1:38 pm
Beginning Wednesday, September 7 and continuing through Friday, September 9, the cold spring water jug fountain located on Whittington Ave. will be temporarily out of service for maintenance upgrades.
Hot Springs National Park to host a trash clean-up competition to celebrate National Public Lands Day
September 1, 2022 | 12:59 pm
Hot Springs National Park will host “The Battle of Downtown”- a trash cleanup competition on September 24th from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm to celebrate National Public Lands Day.
Gulpha Gorge Campground at Hot Springs National Park Sites #35-44 to Undergo Construction
August 31, 2022 | 10:40 am
Starting August 29th and extending through September 30th, 20 sites at Gulpha Gorge campground will be undergoing much-needed repairs. Sites #25-44 will be closed for this time period and will all be repaved, leveled, and in some cases, lengthened to accommodate larger Recreational Vehicles (RVs).
Thermal water at Hot Springs National Park to temporarily shut off for system upgrades
August 19, 2022 | 10:54 am
Beginning Monday, August 22, and continuing through Friday, August 26, thermal water service will be temporarily interrupted while contractors install new controls for the thermal water collection and distribution system.
Hot Springs National Park K9 Officer Konyak Retires and Two New K9s Join the Team
July 25, 2022 | 10:27 am
After 6 years with Hot Springs National Park, K9 Officer Konyak has officially retired. Konyak is a seven-and-a-half-year-old Belgian Malinois and during his tenure with the National Park Service has become one of the most celebrated K9 rangers across the agency.
Tourism to Hot Springs National Park creates $208 million in Economic Benefits
July 19, 2022 | 9:59 am
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 2.1 million visitors to Hot Springs National Park in 2021 spent $154 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 2,200 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $208 million.
Hot Springs National Park to Host Three Trail Recovery Volunteer Events this Summer
July 13, 2022 | 9:31 am
Hot Springs National Park is proud to announce three public volunteer events as part of the Trail Recovery Leaders Project. The three events are: - July 23rd, Trail trash clean-up - July 30 - Invasive plant species removal - August 6 - Graffiti removal from Hot Springs' historic stone overlooks. All events take place from 9am to 11:30am.
Hot Springs National Park Announces 2022 Artists-in-Residence
June 16, 2022 | 6:43 pm
Hot Springs National Park has selected four artists to participate in the 2022 Artist-in-Residence (AIR) program.
There is an alternate cold water spring fountain, Whittington Spring, located on Whittington Ave. near the Hot Springs National Park Maintenance Facility.
May 11, 2022 | 4:01 pm
Due to a break in the water line, the Happy Hollow Cold Springs Fountain located on Fountain Street, is closed for repairs. The timeframe for reopening the fountain is unknown at this time.