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General Information | Hot Springs National Park Arkansas

General Information

Learn more about the City of Hot Springs and valuable info you might need when planning your visit!

General Information

  • City of Hot Springs 38,468
  • Garland County 96,371
  • Visitors Annually Over 2.1 million
Hot Springs Beverage Laws
  • Sold by package and by the drink, Monday-Saturday.
  • By the drink only on Sundays.
  • Legal age is 21 for consumption or purchasing.
Emergency Information


Getting Around Town

The easiest way to see everything in Hot Springs' downtown area is the system of public transportation. For the greatest ease, park free at the beautiful new Transportation Plaza on Broadway two blocks south of Bathhouse Row and walk to virtually any destination in the Historic Downtown district.


Hot Springs Memorial Field

Located 3 miles southwest of Hot Springs. Open 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday (7 days a week). Accepts aircraft sizes up to 727 and offers aircraft storage hangers available. There are no landing fees, but there is a fee for overnight parking. Runway length: 6,595 ft.

Air Travel

Airlines serving Hot Springs

Southern Airways Express: | 901-672-7820

Airlines Serving Little Rock

American: 800-433-7300
Continental Express: 800-523-3273
Delta: 800-221-1212
Northwest: 800-225-2525
Southwest: 800-435-9792
US Air Express: 800-428-4322

Ground Transportation


Amtrak Information & Reservations: 800-872-7245
Amtrak's Texas Eagle provides convenient passenger train service to nearby Malvern, Arkansas from Chicago, St. Louis, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Austin and San Antonio.

Hot Springs Airport Rental Car Companies

Hertz: 501-623-7591 | 800-654-3131
Enterprise: 501-525-7766

Limousine Services

AJs Limo Service: 501-623-3929 | 800-638-3929
Hot Springs Limousine Service: 501-525-4970 | 877-370-6777
Signature Transportation: 501-907-2277

Little Rock Airport Rental Car Companies

AVIS: 501-376-9151
Budget: 501-375-5521
Hertz: 501-375-7307
National: 501-376-7221
Sears: 501-375-5503
Thrifty: 501-376-2277
Alamo: 501-327-9633

Transportation Providers

Arkansas Destinations: 501-603-0113 (LR)
Historic Tours: 800-562-5903 (HS)
Little Rock Tours: 800-933-3836 (LR)
Ouachita Coaches: 800-782-2877 (HS)
Resort Shuttle: 501-760-3200 (HS)
Select Charter and Tours: 501-767-3271 (HS) | 501-844-5183 (HS)
Travelink Tours: 501-623-3222 (HS)
Hot Springs Transit City Bus Service: 501-321-2020 (HS)

Approximate Mileages to Hot Springs

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Hot Springs National Park Visitor Center

Self-guided tours of the Hot Springs National Park Visitors Center and the National Park are free.

For further information call the Hot Springs National Park Visitor Center at the Fordyce Bathhouse at 501-624-2701.

Professional Tour Operators who wish to utilize the services of National Park Rangers for guided tours of the museum at the Fordyce Bathhouse, PLEASE VISIT THE PARK WEBSITE AT WWW.NPS.GOV/HOSP FOR MORE INFORMATION.