Ouachita National Forest, Hot Springs

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Ouachita National Forest is located in Hot Springs. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Hot Springs holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Ouachita National Forest and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Just couldn't believe this place is in Arkansas! Endless hills and massive pine trees. Oh, I wish I could go back!!  more »
  • Lovely drive with curves and rolling hills and scenery. You can drive as long or short a distance as you want. Years ago we drove through the Ouachita and it was beautiful. This year, it was too early...  more »
  • Scenic drive with easy hills and curves led us to the Park and Campground area with marina and picnic area as well as spots to pull off for picnic or hiking or lake access.  more »

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Boasting 13 hotels on the National Register of Historic Places, Hot Springs features a number of accommodations that embrace the area's history and architecture. Set in the city's popular historic districts, these distinctive hotels have the added benefit of being within walking distance of many stores, restaurants, and bars. There's also plenty of choice for those who want to take full advantage of Hot Springs' natural surroundings. Hot Springs National Park and the Lake Hamilton area host a number of bed and breakfasts, cabins, campgrounds, and RV parks.
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