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Head Down South to the Majestic Hot Springs

November 21, 2012, 8:49 am
In the United States the term “national park” is evocative of stunning mountain vistas, bounding exotic wildlife and treks into the wilderness. Hot Springs National Park may not fit that motif, but its historic nature and stunning architecture make it one of the many must visit places on your ...

A Guide to Hot Springs National Park & Beyond

October 8, 2010, 7:57 am
Situated in the oak-pine forest Ouachita Mountains, Arkansas Hot Springs National Park is a four-season destination. Whether a romantic weekend getaway or a family trip, this national park offers a combination of relaxation and exploration in a historic and natural setting. Coined “the American Spa,” the therapeutic waters of ...

Hot Springs National Park Quarter Launches April 20, 2010

April 14, 2010, 1:24 pm
Visitors to Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas on Tuesday, April 20, can help in celebrating its 178th anniversary and participate in the ceremonial release of the first coin in the America the Beautiful Quarters™ Program. The United States Mint will join National Park Service (NPS) officials in launching the ...

Top 10 Indoor Activities at our National Parks

March 17, 2010, 7:22 am
While the majority of activities at our public lands are meant to be enjoyed in the great outdoors, there are also fun and educational opportunities to be had under a roof. The next time you feel like getting out of the sun and/or the rain for a few hours, ...

US Interior secretary to visit Hot Springs

September 1, 2009, 8:04 am
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will visit Hot Springs on Thursday to discuss relations between the city and Hot Springs National Park.U.S. Rep. Mike Ross, D-Ark., announced Salazar's visit on Monday.Ross's office says Salazar will visit the national park in the morning before the ...

Hot Springs Logo Fight Hits Mountain Tower

May 12, 2009, 7:32 am
A long-running fight between the city of Hot Springs and the National Park Service has reached new heights.Park officials want a city flag removed from the Hot Springs Mountain Tower, which offers a scenic overlook of the resort town that also is a national park. Park officials also plan ...

Rare Photograph of Al Capone Found

October 9, 2008, 6:20 am
A rare photograph of legendary gangster Al Capone that also includes his wife, Mae, in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, has been discovered and will be made into a postcard to be used to promote the city as a convention and vacation ...

Videos on Bathhouse to Mark Anniversary

August 25, 2008, 9:46 am
The Lamar Bath House will be the centerpiece of this year’s Founder’s Day celebration, which marks the anniversary of the National Park Service. The public can tour the bathhouse from 10 a. m.-3 p.m. Monday, where Hot Springs National Park staff members will preview “Hot Springs National Park In-Depth,” ...

Hot Springs Should Retain National Park Trademark

April 18, 2008, 5:45 pm
Congressman Mike Ross is urging the National Park Service to back down on its request to cancel the city of Hot Springs' trademark for "Hot Springs National Park." The city uses the national park logo throughout the resort town and on promotional materials. Ross said Thursday that he hoped ...