A variety of picnic and playground areas are located throughout Hot Springs Village and are open to the public. Picnic areas can be found at Balboa Beach, DeSoto Beach, DeSoto Recreation Area, Coronado Boat Ramp, Balboa Pavilion, Cortez Pavilion, and Grove Park. Playgrounds can be found at DeSoto Recreation Area, Coronado Tennis Center and Grove Park.
DeSoto Recreation Area
In addition to pickleball courts, the DeSoto Recreation Area has two half-court basketball courts, playground and small covered picnic area, and an 18-hole miniature golf course.
209 DeSoto Boulevard
The DeSoto Dog Park is a gated, off-leash park for well-behaved and healthy dogs. The site is approximately 1.5 acres of level open area, divided into two sections for use by large and small dogs. The park contains benches, watering stations, waste receptacles and shade pavilions.
201 DeSoto Park Lane
Grove Park is an open park area next to the Ponce de Leon Center. It features a community stage for performances, a small pocket park with swings and a slide, as well as picnic tables and a grill. Grove Park is home to the seasonal Green Market, the Village Fall Fest and month-long Grove Park lighting in December.
1105 DeSoto Boulevard
The Hot Springs Village RV Park is a private park for members and sponsored guests. In a serene rural setting on the spillway of Lake Pineda to Lake Coronado, the park features 21 sites: 12 pull through and 9 back in. Renovated in 2018-2019, the park has full-service hookups featuring water, sewer and 30/50-amp service at each site, as well as fire rings and picnic tables. There are no bathrooms or showers onsite, so all RV’s must be self-contained.
The RV Park has an onsite Camp Host to assist guests of the park.