Grand Promenade Trail

This landscaped walkway is a beautiful area for strolling or more vigorous walking.

photo: Grand Promenade National Recreation Trail, Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, (Photographer: Fred Garcia)

Length: 0.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Urban Trail
Agency: National Park Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Bicycling (on pavement)
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: At Hot Springs Nat. Park above Central Ave. behind the bathhouses.
State(s): Arkansas
Longitude: -93.05311
Latitude: 34.51616

Driving Directions

Trail runs above Bathhouse Row, almost parallel to the street in front of the bathhouse. It was designed to be a transition zone between the built environment of bathhouse to the wooded hillside above. Reach by fountain St. entrance, off central Ave Hwy 7.


This trail runs parallel with Central Avenue and Bathhouse Row from Reserve Street to Fountain Street. The half-mile Grand Promenade offers views of historic downtown Hot Springs, the Arlington Lawn, the hot springs cascade, quartz veins in the sandstone and tufa cliffs. The brick promenade has been a National Recreation Trail since 1982. It is a must-see for all visitors.

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Bricks
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Document: The Grand Promenade at Hot Springs National Park

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Josie Fernandez
Hot Springs National Park
P.O. Box 1860
Hot Springs, AR 71901
(501) 624-3383 ext. 6
[email protected]



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