Hot Springs National Park

April 15-23 marks National Park Week and hundreds of programs are set to take place across the nation in celebration of the annual event. Currently, there are over 400 parks within the National Park System, including national seashores, monuments, historical parks, and battlefields. “Each one has a story to tell,” said Acting National Park Service …
Shelley Todd, Natural Resource Program Manager for Hot Springs National Park, has sent news about the Dogwood, Goat Rock, and Sunset trails at the park. Sections of these trails have been formally dedicated into the Old-Growth Forest Network, a national network of protected native forests. Hot Springs National Park is the first Arkansas forest to …
A new and historic brew has made its debut in Hot Springs. Madden’s No.1 beer is brewed from the same recipe that was used by gangster Owney Madden during Prohibition. Madden made a fortune off the beer during Prohibition and it was served in New York City in locations such as the Cotton Club.  The beer …
2016 marks the Centennial of the National Park Service. The exact date of the anniversary is August 25, 2016, but there will be celebrations and special events at parks across the nation and throughout the year to honor the milestone. A new art book to mark the occasion has also been released called 59 Illustrated …
The Spa 10K in Hot Springs was recently listed by Runner’s World as one of the top 10 races in a national park. The race, which takes place November 21 this year, has been part of the Hot Springs running scene for the past 33 years. New this year is the addition of a half …
Since 1973, Fox Pass Pottery has been a landmark of the Hot Springs arts community. The studio is located in a woodland setting nestled against Hot Springs National Park and features handmade pottery by Jim and Barbara Larkin. The Larkins specialize mainly in functional pieces and Barbara does sculptural items. Jim’s work is made on …