For Immediate Release
Release Date: November 19, 2020
Contact: Jori Welchans, 501-620-6715
Sunset and Pullman Trail Closures
Hot Springs, AR – The Pullman and Sunset Trails are closed to visitors due to a small fire which occurred this morning. The Pullman Trailhead parking area at the end of Pullman Ave is also closed. Please exercise caution and be aware of emergency vehicles and fire personnel who are still working in the area.
The fire is currently contained at approximately 6 acres. The Hot Springs Fire Department responded to the initial call and Hot Springs National Park fire personnel are now also on scene with additional federal resources en route.
Further information will continue to be updated on the Hot Springs National Park website as the situation changes, https://www.nps.gov/hosp/learn/news/newsreleases.htm, and Hot Springs National Park social media pages on Facebook and Instagram.
About Hot Springs National Park: Established as a federal reservation in 1832 to protect the unique geothermal spring water and associated lands for public health, wellness, and enjoyment. In 1921, the area became a national park with the same mission; preservation of the 47 hot springs that come out of the Hot Springs Mountain and the historic resources built for visitor enjoyment of the hot springs. Visit us at www.nps.gov/HotSprings, on Facebook
www.Facebook.com/HotSpringsNPS, and Instagram www.Instagram.com/HotSpringsNPS.
About the National Park Service: More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for
America’s 419 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Visit us at www.nps.gov, on Facebook www.facebook.com/nationalparkservice and Twitter www.twitter.com/natlparkservice.