City Parks

Event Requests
Park pavilions, ponds, activity areas, trails, and special events, may be reserved by calling the Parks and Trails Department at 501-321-6871 or filling out an event request form. Reservations need to be made at least two (2) weeks in advance of event date. Our parks and pavilions are open to the public first come, first serve unless reserved.

  • Pavilion Rental City Residents - $10 per hour
  • Pavilion Rental Non-City Residents - $20 per hour
  • Large Group Fee (100+ persons, subject to capacity) - $50
  • Activity Fee - $25 per activity
  • Inspection Fee - $25 (weekend use only)
  • Live Music Permit / Electricity Fee - $50 per day
  • Security / cleanup deposit (refundable) - $100

 Paid in full reservations will be posted in Park kiosks each week on Monday. Click here parks reservations center to browse parks and pavilions. 

Payment Options
Payment/payment arrangements will be made at the time of reservation. You can mail a check or money order to: Parks and Trails, P.O. Box 700, Hot Springs, AR 71902 or drop off at 111 Opera Street or call 501-321-6871 to make your payment by credit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express. 

Parks Responsibilities

The Parks and Trails Department is responsible for the care, maintenance, development, and promotion of:

  • Nineteen city parks totaling 160 acres
  • The downtown historic district
  • Thirty acres of landscaped parkway
  • Eight miles hiking and biking trails
  • The city's annual holiday lighting displays
Cooperative programs include coordination of volunteer activities and projects, participation / partnerships with other community service providers, and grant preparation / administration.