Bike On! Hot Springs has two of the three IMBA epic trails found in Arkansas – the Womble Epic and the Ouachita National Recreation Trail. The International Mountain Bicycling Association uses the Epic® designation to identify the best mountain biking trails in the region.
Swing Through the Trees! Zip line to experience a bird’s eye view of the Ouachitas. Secured in safety harnesses and attached to a zip pully system, enjoy 12 unique ziplines and a sky bridge with observation deck: AdventureWorks.com/HotSprings.
Mine for Crystals! Dress in old clothes and grab a 3-prong garden tool, screwdriver and bucket to dig for Arkansas Quartz crystals: JimColemanCrystals.com.
Ride a Horse! Visit a 100-year old dude ranch for a scenic horseback ride or enjoy a guided mountain trail ride in the forest.
Find a Cache! Hot Springs Village and the surrounding area’s GPS coordinates can be viewed online at Geocaching.com.
Play Golf! Hot Springs Village is home to eight Troon golf courses (including a 27-hole complex), and one private golf course. Swing through the Village! Book our Play-45 Golf Vacation Package, 800-364-9007.
Get Served! The Coronado Tennis Center is a 13-court complex with ten clay courts and three hard surface courts in Hot Springs Village, 501-922-5054.
Paddle It! Hot Springs Village’s outdoor pickleball facility includes eight regulation courts with lights for night use, HSVPickleball.org.
Take a Hike! With over 30+ miles of natural, secluded trails, it’s easy to get back to nature in Hot Springs Village. Tree-shaded pathways offer the perfect setting to walk your dog, take a quick run or enjoy a bike ride.
Make a Splash! Hot Springs Village has 11 recreation lakes, two-full service marinas and three beaches.
Lake Ouachita, famous for its pristine water and great bass fishing, is the largest lake in the state and one of Hot Springs Village’s closet neighbors with boating, fishing, paddle boarding, spear fishing, scuba diving and camping.
Lake Hamilton, in Hot Springs, and Lake DeGray, in Bismarck, offer boating, fishing, jet skiing, camping, dining cruises, horseback riding and more.
Hot Springs Village Basecamp is a program devoted to the outdoor enthusiast. Surrounded by the Ouachita Mountains and numerous lakes, rivers and streams, Hot Springs Village has easy access to some of the best waterways in the state. Check out the event calendar at BasecampAR.com to sign up for kayak tours, river floats, white water events and more.
Reel It! Catch bass, catfish, bluegill and sunfish (crappie) in Hot Springs Village lakes. Local marinas offer boat rentals, live bait and fishing tackle.
Ouachita Rod & Gun Club is focused on bringing people together to celebrate outdoor sporting traditions. Members take advantage of the diverse fishing opportunities in the state, including trout fishing on the White River and hybrid bass fishing on Lake Ouachita. Check out the calendar of events for the Ouachita Rod & Gun Club at OuachitaRodGun.com.
Just 20 minutes outside of Hot Springs Village is Hot Springs, home to historic Bathhouse Row and Oaklawn Racing and Gaming. The legendary thermal waters of Hot Springs have attracted people for the last 100 years! Bathhouse Row is a must-see attraction with many unique shops, galleries, museums and restaurants including a microbrewery which recently opened in a renovated bathhouse.
Oaklawn Gaming and Racing: Home to the Racing Festival of the South and Arkansas Derby, Oaklawn has hosted champions like Temperence Hill, Cigar, Curlin, Azeri, Smarty Jones, Afleet Alex, Zenyatta and many more. Live thoroughbred racing from January-April is just the ticket for high pulse rates and high purses. Oaklawn Gaming is home to year-round good times with a High Limits area, Poker Room, all your favorite Vegas-style games and great food and drink.
Garvan Gardens: From the dynamic architectural structures to the majestic botanical landscapes, Garvan Woodland Gardens offers breathtaking sights (and fantastic photo opportunities) at every turn.
Magic Springs & Crystal Falls: Fun amusement park and water park located in Hot Springs, Arkansas. A single price admission includes all day use of the rides and attractions in both parks. The park is open weekends from April through October and daily late-May through mid-August.
Outdoor Adventure in and around Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
Hot Springs Village Homes for Sale
RE/MAX of Hot Springs Village offers a large selection of real estate spread across 26,000+ acres of Ouachita Mountains.
The area’s natural beauty: Breathtaking vistas, blossoming forests and gleaming lakes, combined with its mild climate, reasonable property taxes and low cost of living makes it the perfect place to call home. Available real estate spans from very affordable to affluent, with homes priced from $100,000 to over $1 million. The variety of homes ranges from golf-front and lake-front to mountain-view or wooded. RE/MAX offers an assortment of quality property lots for sale and long-term rental properties too.
Hot Springs Village proper, located in west central Arkansas, just 20 minutes from historic Hot Springs and 45 minutes from Little Rock, offers a gated environment encompassing 9 golf courses, 11 lakes, 30+ miles of natural trails, fitness center, pickleball, tennis center, dog park, 3 beaches, performing arts, farmer’s market and much more.
Hot Springs Village Real Estate