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Description
Hot Springs is a year-round health and pleasure resort adjacent to Hot Springs National Park. The Hot Springs region is well-known for its three nearby lakes— Lake Hamilton, Lake Ouachita and Lake Catherine—and for being rich in quartz crystals of superior hardness and brilliance; the finest are in the veins of Crystal Mountain. Baseball enthusiasts can follow the Hot Springs Baseball Trail, a 26-marker walking and driving trail that denotes the history of the sport.
The city sponsors a variety of events, including the Miss Arkansas Pageant in July and the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival in October. In mid-April, Arkansas Derby Day takes place at Oaklawn Park as part of its thoroughbred racing season, January through mid-April; phone (800) 625-5296. Note: Policies concerning admittance of children to pari-mutuel betting facilities vary. Phone for information.
Visitor Info
Visit Hot Springs 134 Convention Blvd. HOT SPRINGS, AR 71901. Phone:(501)321-2835 or (800)772-2489
Shopping
Temperance Hill Square, SR 7 at Central Avenue, features specialty stores including Tuesday Morning. Cornerstone Market Place, off the US 270/70 Bypass, includes Chico's, Old Navy and Pier 1.
Self-guiding tours
A guide book with information about driving tours is available at the visitor center.
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