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A Dozen of the Most Instagrammable Spots in Hot Springs | Hot Springs National Park Arkansas

A Dozen of the Most Instagrammable Spots in Hot Springs

Capturing the perfect photo to elevate your Instagram gallery is easy when your surroundings are Hot Springs National Park!

Where nature, art and history come together to provide some fun-filled locations for getting snap happy.When here's a dozen of the most Instagrammable spots around Hot Springs, sure to have all your friends double tapping in their feed.


Historic Bathhouse Row

Bathhouse Row is nestled right in Historic Downtown Hot Springs, with artful architecture around every corner waiting to be explored! Don't miss snapping all the photos along this historic marvel during your visit.


Garvan Woodland Gardens - Anthony Chapel

Garvan Woodland Gardens botanical gardens is always blooming with something beautiful! But one of the most Instagrammable spots in the gardens can be found tucked among the pines. Anthony Chapel is made of native wood and glass, featuring a 57 foot tall ceiling with light beams playing throughout the chapel.


Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort - American Pharoah Statue

At the entrance of Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort stands a bronze statue of Triple Crown Winner American Pharoah. This thoroughbred racehorse took the win for the Arkansas Derby and the Rebel Stakes, both at Oaklawn. Be sure to pose for a picture with this piece of racing history during your visit to Hot Springs!


Al Capone at the Ohio Club

One of the most notable gangsters in history frequented Hot Springs for the baths, the gambling, the libations, and to generally lay low in the Spa City. It's said he spent a large portion of his time in Hot Springs at the oldest bar in Arkansas, the Ohio Club. He still spends his time at the Ohio Club, memorialized in statue form sitting outside of his favorite bar in town. 1, 2, 3, selfie!


Hot Springs Mountain Tower

Towering over Hot Springs National Park at 216 feet stands the Hot Springs Mountain Tower. Not only is this the perfect spot for a birdseye view of the National Park and Downtown Hot Springs, it makes for a spectacular photo-op featuring the surrounding Ouachita Mountains!


The Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa

One of the most iconic buildings in Hot Springs can be seen in the heart of downtown, opposite Arlington Lawn. The Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa standing today is the third Arlington in existence, which opened on December 31, 1924. The historical signifigance, beautiful architecture, and unique art deco style make this hotel a must for your Instagram feed!


Goat Rock Overlook

Take a hike, then take a pic! Goat Rock Trail is a moderate to dificult trail that can be accessed via Hot Springs Mountain or from Gulpha Gorge Campground. Once you make it to the top, you'll find Goat Rock Overlook - and a stellar view of the surrounding Ouachita Mountains that goes on for miles!


Northwoods Trails, Waterworks Trailhead

Hot Springs is home to tons of amazing hiking trails, but did you know we're also the home of some out of this world mountain biking trails too?! That's right, the Northwoods Mountain Biking Trails are only a short drive (or ride) from Historic Downtown Hot Springs with 30+ amazing trails for all levels of riders. Don't miss the sunset view at the Waterworks Trailhead, the ultimate trailhead and the ultimate Instagram photo!


Happy Hollow Jug Fountain

Fill up on the spring water at one of several fountains in Downtown Hot Springs! The Happy Hollow Fountain is located at the end of Fountain Street and used to be the location of an old timey photo spot back in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Now the location is home to a cold water spring where visitors from all over the world fill up on FREE spring water. Take some fresh, cold, spring water to go and a photo to remember it too!


Bath Tub at the Lamar Bathhouse

Who doesn't like at least one or two silly vacation pics? Hop in a bath tub at the Lamar Bathhouse, also known as the Bathhouse Row Emporium for a photo to commemorate our original town motto, "We Bathe the World". The Lamar is also the official gift shop for Hot Springs National Park, so after you pose for a photo be sure to check out the souvenirs available in the shop!


Playing Cards Baseball Mural

Bathing, gambling, gangsters, and baseball? Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas is also the birthplace of Major League Baseball Spring Training! Take a tour of the Historic Hot Springs Baseball Trail and you'll learn all about our rich history with America's Favorite Pasttime. Along the trail, you'll find the Playing Cards Mural, featuring larger than life legends Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Satchel Paige, and Jackie Robinson. This bright, beautiful mural encompasses all things baseball history in Hot Springs - so don't miss it for a great Instagram photo!


Hot Springs Strong, Lauray's Mural

Located in Downtown Hot Springs on the side of the Lauray's Jewelry building, the Hot Springs Strong mural features a pair of large, geometric, diamond-like butterfly wings. With Hot Springs tie to the surrounding quartz crystal mines, this mural is the perfect addition and final spot on our list of Hot Springs most Instagrammable spots!

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