Bismarck is a rural unincorporated community between Hot Springs and Caddo Valley, centered around the intersection of State Hwy 7 and State Hwy 84 in Hot Spring County, Arkansas, United States.
Bismarck boasts three restaurants: Pizza Shack, Ricardo's Cocina, and Shoreline Restaurant. Other businesses include Dollar General, Circle K, U.S. Bank, Southern Bancorp, and Forever Blooming, a flower shop. There are antique stores, a Christian bookstore, a laundromat, grocery store, car wash, auto repair shop, storage facilities, and various small businesses and local charities. Bismarck is also home to a Baptist Health Family Clinic and a U.S. Post Office.
Public education is provided by the Bismarck School District, which provides elementary and secondary education. Bismarck High School fields a junior high and senior high football team, the Lions. Colors are blue, silver, and white. Other sports include boys’ and girls’ basketball, tennis, baseball, softball, golf, cross country, and track teams. The high school also has a marching band and chapters of Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), Future Farmers of America (FFA), and FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA).
Bismarck is located near DeGray Lake, a tourist attraction that has a lodge, restaurant, horseback riding, guided tours, and several designated camping areas.