Hot Springs National Park is located in central Garland County in the state of Arkansas, neighboring the city of Hot Springs. The park is known for its 47 thermal springs, scenic drives, hot waters, picnic areas and campsites. The park is considered a popular holiday destination where tourist can use the hot springs’ soothing water to heal and relax. The park is nicknamed “the American Spa”, owing to its hot springs and numerous hot spring bath houses.
In addition to the hot springs, the park comprises a wilderness area with over 20 miles of trails and a campground.
The park experiences a mild temperature in spring and fall, with some humidity. Summers can be hot and quite humid, which is why visitors are recommended to wear comfortable clothes. Climate can vary in the winter with temperatures ranging from below freezing to 60s.
The top 5 best rated things to do in Hot Springs National Park are:
1. Hot baths in natural springs
2. Get a massage in Quapaw Bath House
3. Visit the Alligator Farm
5. Visit the waterfalls