Hot Springs Wins International Innovation Award

  The Hot Springs Sister City Program has won the Sister Cities International’s 2015 Innovation Award. The award, which highlights the field of economic development, is for a city with a population less than 100,000. The project entered spotlights the

World Championship of Bass Fishing Hits Hot Springs in August!

Hot Springs will soon be the scene of the world championships of bass fishing! The 2015 Forrest Wood Cup is slated for August 20-23 on Lake Ouachita. The tournament will draw in 50 of the world’s best bass-fishing pros and

Egg Artist Lorrie Popow Named 2015 Arkansas Living Treasure

Lorrie Popow, an internationally known egg artist who lives in Hot Springs, has been named the 2015 Arkansas Living Treasure by the Arkansas Arts Council. According to a news release sent by the Arkansas Arts Council, Popow is mostly known

Fordyce Bathhouse Turns 100

The Fordyce on Bathhouse Row in Hot Springs National Park turns 100 this year. Bathhouse Row is a National Historic Landmark District and eight picturesque and historic bathhouses are located there, including the Fordyce, which serves as the park’s visitor

Mid-America Science Museum Reopens March 7!

The Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs reopens March 7! The museum has been closed since last summer to allow work on expanding the museum. The expansion comes thanks to a $7.8 million capital grant from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation to

Fordyce Bathhouse in Hot Springs Turns 100

The Fordyce Bathhouse on Bathhouse Row in Hot Springs National Park turns 100 this year! Bathhouse Row is a National Historic Landmark District and eight picturesque and historic bathhouses are located there including the Fordyce, which serves as the park’s

Champion Trees of Arkansas Showcased at Ozark Bathhouse Cultural Center

Tricia Horn at Hot Springs National Park has sent word of an upcoming exhibit and reception at the Hot Springs National Park Cultural Center. The Cultural Center is located in the historic 1922 Ozark Bathhouse, which is part of Bathhouse

2014 Arkansas Fall Color Updates Now Available

Yes, folks.  it’s true.  The leaves are beginning to change colors. That brings us to one of the most eagerly-awaited times of the year in Arkansas: the beginning of fall color reports. You can keep track of the changing of

The Lake Ouachita Vista Trail is Complete!

The Lake Ouachita Vista Trail ( LOViT) is now complete! Twelve years of planning and construction went into the building the trail, which was built in segments over the course of those years with the help of a group of

Magic Springs to Open April 12

This news comes to us from a news release from Neal Moore and Dana Whisenhunt over at Magic Springs & Crystal Falls Water and Theme Park in Hot Springs. According to the release, Magic Springs is scheduled to open April