We hope you will visit our church, but some special instructions are needed. Please do not use your GPS, the coordinates are incorrect.
Follow the directions below.
Christ of the Hills United Methodist
700 Balearic Road
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
(located at the corner of Balboa Road and Balearic Road)
We are located in a gated community so you will need to enter through an attended gate to gain access. Just tell the attendant at the gate that you would like to attend Christ of the Hills United Methodist Church and they will allow you access.
In case you would like to call ahead, the telephone numbers you will need are
- East Gate: (501) 922-5015
- West Gate: (501) 922-1640
Directions from Little Rock: Travel time approximately 1 hour
Take I-30 West to Benton. Take the 5 North exit (#117) to Benton (by Home Depot). Follow the ramp around and continue straight up the hill. DO NOT TURN AT THE SIGN THAT SAYS 5 NORTH, continue straight. You will stay on Highway 5 for approximately half an hour (just past Owensville) to Hot Springs Village, East Gate. Turn right into Hot Springs Village.
From the east gate: You will be on Desoto Blvd. Continue on Desoto Blvd. to Ponce de Leon Drive. (approx. 2 miles). Turn left and continue on Ponce de Leon Drive to Balearic Road. (You will cross over Balboa Dam). Turn right on Balearic Road. Christ of the Hills will be approximately 1 mile on the left hand side of the street.
Directions from Hot Springs: Travel time approximately 50 Minutes
Take Highway 7 (Park Ave.) to Hot Springs Village. continue on Hwy. 5 (do not turn left onto Highway 7) for approximately 15 minutes. Go past the Balboa Gate (this is a card entrance only and you will not be able to enter the Village) and continue on to the Village East Gate. Turn left into Hot Springs Village.
From the east gate: You will be on Desoto Blvd. Continue on Desoto Blvd. to Ponce de Leon Drive. (approx. 2 miles). Turn left. Continue on Ponce de Leon Drive to Balearic Road. (You will cross over Balboa Dam). Turn right on Balearic Road. Christ of the Hills will be approximately 1 mile on the left hand side of the street.
There is another entrance to Hot Springs Village from Highway 7, also known as the Front Gate or the West Gate.
From the west gate: Take DeSoto Blvd. east for approx. 8.5 miles. At Balboa Road, turn right (you will see Woodlands Auditorium in front of you on the left). Continue on Balboa road approx. 2 miles to the stop sign. Christ of the Hills will be on the corner of Balboa and Balearic Roads.
We look forward to meeting you.