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Grand Promenade

Easy/Intermediate
 3.9 (9)

A great trail for anyone of any ability. A brick surface walkway behind bath house row.


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Map Key

0.4

Miles

0.7

KM

Point to Point

658' 200 m

High

612' 186 m

Low

46' 14 m

Up

11' 3 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

Located directly behind Bath House Row, this trail runs parallel with Central Avenue and Bathhouse Row from Reserve Street to Fountain Street. The half-mile Grand Promenade offers views of historic downtown Hot Springs, the Arlington Lawn, the hot springs cascade, quartz veins in the sandstone and tufa cliffs. The brick promenade has been a National Recreation Trail since 1982. It is a must-see for all visitors.

Flora & Fauna

There are many different trees along the path, such as maples, oaks, poplar and beeches. There some decorative planters with flowers planted by the city. Birds are present along the path.

Contacts

Land Manager: NPS - Hot Springs

Shared By:

Carla Blanton with improvements by Jean-Claude Linossi and 1 other

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  3.9 from 9 votes

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The Grand Promenade is a paved trail that runs behind bathhouse row.
May 26, 2019 near Hot Spr…, AR
Hot Spring, located north of Superior Bathhouse.
Aug 16, 2016 near Hot Spr…, AR
Benches line the trail, allowing you to stroll at a leisurely pace and take breaks as needed.
May 26, 2019 near Hot Spr…, AR
Trail entrance
Feb 16, 2020 near Hot Spr…, AR
A fountain at the beginning of the trail is fed from the hot springs in the area.
May 26, 2019 near Hot Spr…, AR

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Sep 16, 2021
Matthew Prowant
Jul 18, 2021
Breezy Harrell
Jul 15, 2021
William Allen
Apr 26, 2021
Trent Caldwell
Jan 16, 2021
Brianna Castleberry
I could imagine well-to-do people sitting on the benches, talking strolls along the path, and playing chess at the built-in boards. Step back in time.
Dec 29, 2020
Haden Smith
Dec 16, 2020
Deborah Denzel
Nov 11, 2020
Jenny Laudadio