Hot Springs National Park Turns 100 Today—The Oldest Protected Park in the Country

Hot Springs National Park Turns 100 Today—The Oldest Protected Park in the Country

189 years ago, on the slopes of Hot Springs Mountain in the town of Hot Springs Arkansas, the first-ever piece of United States land was protected forever—40 years before Yellowstone became the first national park. Today, Hot Springs National Park will celebrate its centennial: having been converted from a “Reservation” to a National Park in […]

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