Parks & Trails


Santa's Switchboard!
Forms will be delivered to area schools, preschools, and day care centers on November 2nd. Parents or guardians can fill out the call form and return it to Parks & Trails, P.O. Box 700, Hot Springs, AR 71901, for their child(ren) to receive a call from Santa and Mrs. Claus!

If you would prefer to fill your form out electronically just click the Santa's Switchboard button on the
Home page. Deadline is December 2nd.

Calls will be made on December 6th and 7th
from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm.

Volunteers are needed! Please call 501-321-6871
if you would like to volunteer for this program. Call training, scripts, jingle bells, song lyrics, etc. will be provided during dinner from 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm. 

Our food sponsors this year are Chick-Fil-A on Tuesday, December 6th and Firehouse Subs on Wednesday, December 7th! 
The mission of the Hot Springs Parks and Trails Department is to actively encourage, provide, promote, and protect quality leisure, recreational and cultural opportunities, facilities, and environments that are essential for the health and enhancement of the lives of our residents and visitors.

The vision of the Parks and Trails Department is about families, it’s about neighborhoods and homes, it’s about economic impact, it’s about giving those we serve an opportunity to become more than they are – physically, mentally, and spiritually.

It’s about lifestyle, art, parks, trails, environment, encouragement, and wellness. It is about quality of life. Hot Springs Parks and Trails is an oasis of clean, safe, well-funded, and maintained interconnected parks, open spaces, and trails.

Our facilities and programs are accessible, equitable, and affordable. Hot Springs Parks and Trails enhances nurtures and protects opportunities that stimulate the mind, body, and spirit for residents and visitors.
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View the Parks and Trails calendar for program dates, times, and locations.