Clarion Resort On the Lake
4813 Central Ave. -- SR 7
Hot Springs, AR 71913
Phone: (501) 525-1391
Fax: (501) 525-0813
If speed, thrill and adrenaline is what drives you, then Oaklawn Park is the place to be. This horse racing track is very popular for its nifty ambiance and great services. This is one of the few places in Arkansas where gambling is legal. The state-of-the-art track has ace stabling facilities and barns. It also hosts derby events and race festivals. If horse racing does not excite you then try your luck at their jackpot games. You can also take five at their fine restaurants and eateries.
The Summit Arena is located in the Hot Springs Convention Center and plays host to athletic tournaments, summits and conferences. The venue is well equipped with the latest technology to ensure the smooth passage of all the major events hosted here. The Summit Arena also hosts music concerts and other cultural events.
The Hot Springs National Park gets its name from the fact that the town built and grew surrounded by and in the midst of hot springs. People have used this water for therapeutic baths to heal illness for thousands of years. The park includes portions of downtown Hot Springs, making it one of the most easily accessible national parks in the country. Interesting places to visit include the historic Fordyce Bathhouse, Bathhouse Row and visits to the still functioning bathhouses, both traditional and modern.
This summer get soaked in fun at the Magic Springs & Crystal Falls, this amusement-cum- waterpark has something for everyone and disappoints none. You can enjoy fun rides like Diamond Mine Coaster, Twist ‘n Shout, Arkansas Twister, Wild Thang or simply head to the water rides and slides like Rapid Falls Raceway, Bear Cub Bend, Kodiak Canyon Adventure River and so forth. It also has special rides like Krazy Cars, Looney Ballooney and Kit ‘n Kaboodle Express for the little ones. If all that splashing and swimming tires you out, you can replenish yourself at the various snacks and dining outlets. Apart from that, Magic Springs & Crystal Falls also hosts concert series, special theme events and family shows on a regular basis. For complete details and visiting hours, call ahead.