Journeys of Discovery: Exploring Hot Springs, Arkansas

Oct 12, 2020

Historic Hot Springs, Arkansas is home to the second smallest National Park in America. Correspondent Tom Wilmer joins Steve Arrison, CEO of Visit Hot Springs for an exploration of the town’s timeless attractions. 

Jennifer Hoyt at the Oaklawn racetrack, casino and resort talks about the past, present and future of the premier facility and its century long history. We'll join Pat and Ellen McCabe, proprietors of the Hotel Hale and restaurant housed in the circa-1892 Hale bathhouse. Pat is also Mayor of Hot Springs and he shares some insights about the town, its challenges and distinctive qualities.

Ashley Waymouth, National Park Ranger at Hot Springs National Park shares insights about the park’s unique attributes and special centennial events planned throughout 2021.

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