Hot Springs, Ark. - The National Park Service, together with the City of Hot Springs and Visit Hot Springs, announce the opening of the new Pullman Trail. This 0.65-mile trail connects hikers and mountain bikers from downtown Hot Springs to the Northwoods Trails through a section of Hot Springs National Park. Parking is available at the trailhead, located at the end of Pullman Avenue.
Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionÂ (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Hot Springs National Park continues to increaseÂ recreational access and visitor services. Beginning May 29th, the Gulpha Gorge Campground and Public Restrooms on Bathhouse Row will be open.
Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Hot Springs National Park is increasing some recreational access and visitor services. The National Park Service (NPS) is working service-wide with federal, state, and local public health authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and is using a phased approach to increase access on a park-by-park basis.
In addition to the previously announced restrictions on public access to the Fordyce Visitor Center and the park administrative offices, as of April 2, 2020, Hot Springs National Park also will restrict use of the Gulpha Gorge campground, including the restrooms and picnic area. Those currently registered to camp in Gulpha Gorge will be asked to leave their campsites by Friday, April 3.