Hot Springs Village has 11 recreation lakes, two-full service marinas and three beaches. Enjoy an afternoon water skiing, kayaking, fishing, sunbathing or simply gather for a lunch in a lakeside pavilion.
Basecamp at Waypoint Marina on Lake DeSoto offers snorkel gear, paddle boards and kayaks for rent. Balboa Marina on Lake Balboa offers boat rentals, kayak, paddle boat and paddle board rentals, sunset cruises, snacks, refreshments and a Tiki bar.
Learn more about our outdoor adventure sports including trail events under Basecamp and the Ouachita Rod & Gun Club.
Lake Ouachita, famous for its pristine water and scenic beauty, is the largest lake in the state and one of our closet neighbors with boating, fishing, paddle boarding, spear fishing, scuba diving and camping. The lake has rugged shoreline with lots of islands and hidden coves and is a favorite for bass fishing.
Club sports fans can play tennis, pickleball, bocce ball, lawn bowling or join the new senior softball league. Families enjoy the playground equipment at DeSoto Family Recreation Area.
The Coronado Tennis Center is a 13-court complex with ten clay courts and three hard surface courts. The clubhouse features a lounge, kitchen and pro shop as well as a 400-square-foot pavilion with an ice machine, picnic tables and restrooms with showers. A ball machine and practice hoppers are also available.
Pickleball is a popular court sport played with a hard paddle and Whiffle ball. A hybrid of badminton, tennis and ping-pong, pickleball is a fun multigenerational game that can be played at all levels, making it possible for even those with limited physical abilities to stay active. Hot Springs Village has 350 players, and over 200 are members of the HSV Pickleball Club.
Hot Springs Village has always been a golfer’s destination, and now to keep its golf program at the top of its game, HSV has teamed with Troon Golf, the industry’s leader in upscale golf courses. As one of the newest additions to the Troon family of golf destination, Hot Springs Village delivers an exceptional golf experience! Plus, Village members can take advantage of the Troon Member Advantage Program and have access to upscale courses around the world.
Restore your nature: Ride a bike, walk your dog, take a run or go golf cart trekking on the 30+ miles of trails in Hot Springs Village.
In addition to the Hot Springs Village nature trails, both the Ouachita National Forest and Hot Springs National Park offer an abundance of paths perfect for hiking and mountain biking. In fact, Hot Springs has one of the two IMBA epic trails found in Arkansas – the Womble Epic (the International Mountain Bicycling Association uses the Epic® designation to identify the best mountain biking trails in the region).
Cycling in Arkansas:
Whether on the Village nature trails or on Arkansas’ mountain trails and secluded scenic roads, cycling is one of the best ways to get outdoors and see the beauty of the state. Explore routes of varying degrees and difficulty like the challenging hills of the Epic Womble Trail, Cedar Glades Mountain Bike Park in Hot Springs, or simply pedal across Arkansas on rural roads that take you from one historic town to the next.
As a testament to the state’s commitment to biking, a $9.2 million pedestrian-bicycle bridge has just been completed in Little Rock – the second longest bridge of its type built in the U.S. It links the 14 miles of the Arkansas River Trail that runs along the north and south banks of the Arkansas River.
Hot Springs Village is also home to a small and large dog park, state-of-the-art fitness center, RV park, farmer's market and much more!
Swing Through the Trees! Zip line to experience a bird’s eye view of the Ouachitas. Secured in safety harnesses and attached to a zip pully system, enjoy 12 unique ziplines and a sky bridge with observation deck: AdventureWorks.com/HotSprings.
Mine for Crystals! Dress in old clothes and grab a 3-prong garden tool, screwdriver and bucket to dig for Arkansas Quartz crystals: JimColemanCrystals.com.
Ride a Horse! Visit a 100-year old dude ranch for a scenic horseback ride or enjoy a guided mountain trail ride in the forest.
Find a Cache! Hot Springs Village and the surrounding area’s GPS coordinates for can be viewed online at Geocaching.com.
Reel It! Catch bass, catfish, bluegill and sunfish (crappie) in Hot Springs Village lakes. Local marinas offer boat rentals, live bait and fishing tackle.
Just 20 minutes outside of Hot Springs Village is Hot Springs, home to historic Bathhouse Row and Oaklawn Racing and Gaming. The legendary thermal waters of Hot Springs have attracted people for the last 100 years! Bathhouse Row is a must-see attraction with many unique shops, galleries, museums and restaurants including a microbrewery which recently opened in a renovated bathhouse.
Oaklawn Gaming and Racing: Home to the Racing Festival of the South and Arkansas Derby, Oaklawn has hosted champions like Temperence Hill, Cigar, Curlin, Azeri, Smarty Jones, Afleet Alex, Zenyatta and many more. Live thoroughbred racing from January-April is just the ticket for high pulse rates and high purses. Oaklawn Gaming is home to year-round good times with a High Limits area, Poker Room, all your favorite Vegas-style games and great food and drink.
Garvan Gardens: From the dynamic architectural structures to the majestic botanical landscapes, Garvan Woodland Gardens offers breathtaking sights (and fantastic photo opportunities) at every turn.
Magic Springs & Crystal Falls: Fun amusement park and water park located in Hot Springs, Arkansas. A single price admission includes all day use of the rides and attractions in both parks. The park is open weekends from April through October and daily late-May through mid-August.
Hot Springs Village property owners come from all over the world and all walks of life with varied interests and backgrounds. And since housing needs are as different as people, Hot Springs Village houses are built to reflect a wide variety of styles, floor plans and prices.
Approximately 25% of the 26,000 acre land-mass is dedicated to common property or green-belt. The environment is the foundation of the entire community. In Hot Springs Village, residents take great pride in their commitment towards conservation. This philosophy enhances Village life and contributes to the enjoyment and value realized by all property owners.
Hot Springs Village offers a large selection of real estate spread across 26,000+ acres of Ouachita Mountains.
The area’s natural beauty: Breathtaking vistas, blossoming forests and gleaming lakes, combined with its mild climate, reasonable property taxes and low cost of living makes it the perfect place to call home. Available real estate spans from very affordable to affluent, with homes priced from $100,000 to over $1 million. The variety of homes ranges from golf-front and lake-front to mountain-view or wooded. RE/MAX offers an assortment of quality property lots for sale and long-term rental properties too.
Hot Springs Village proper has over 20 restaurants; choose from American to Chinese, Italian, Mexican and specialty or drive to a nearby city (Little Rock, Benton, Bryant or Hot Springs) to explore their numerous dining venues from five star to original restaurants and popular food chains.
Hot Springs Village proper, located in west central Arkansas, just 20 minutes from historic Hot Springs and 45 minutes from Little Rock, offers a gated environment encompassing 9 golf courses, 11 lakes, natural trails, fitness center, pickleball, tennis center, dog park, 3 beaches, performing arts, farmer’s market and much more.
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With over 200 clubs and organizations, there’s always something to
do! You’ll find many service organizations, social clubs, churches and
special interest groups for all kinds of hobbies and crafts, music and arts.
The Woodlands Auditorium is the performing arts center in Hot Springs Village and hosts over 70 cultural and entertainment events each year. Performances include Broadway-style musicals, dramas, dance, vocal and other productions. This 654-seat theater is equipped with modern lighting and audio equipment and its lobby serves as an art gallery featuring the works of local artists. Click Here to see upcoming events!