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Hot Springs State Park

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Address: Thermopolis, WY
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+1 307-864-9250
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Contains the world's largest mineral hot spring and nine mineral pools.

Contains the world's largest mineral hot spring and nine mineral pools.

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Nice place for an overnight

This park is well maintained and has places for picnics, walking paths, easy parking and nice grassy areas. Close to both pools.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Pinedale, Wyoming
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Pinedale, Wyoming
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This park is well maintained and has places for picnics, walking paths, easy parking and nice grassy areas. Close to both pools.

Thank Wyogunrunner
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thermopolis is a small, quaint, relaxing destination. Not a lot to do, but relax or have fun outdoors. Try to catch a festival in the park, much fun. However, I've heard there are plans to renovate the park, eliminating the water park attractions, so we shall see.

Thank LovingtoTravelToday
Billings, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views through this park are definitely one of a kind. The natural hot springs and geysers have transformed the land into quite a marvel. There is a board walk throughout the park so you can walk and enjoy the entire area. The swinging bridge offers great different locations for wonderful pictures of the canyon and river.

Thank Mike Y
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10 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great Park but the roads are not well maintained the snow removal is non-existent. Walkways to the Big Spring and Terraces was not removed and it is not being maintained in the winter time very disappointed They were removing trees in the park with large equipment parked in the middle of the street no pylons. Not much... More 

Thank 1975koolcat
Sheridan, Wyoming
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to see and walk around. Very clean area, we all enjoyed the attractions and the wildlife.

Thank annimal1968
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

It's like a mini Yellowstone. The pools and flows are fascinating. The boardwalk and bridge across the river are fun. The free public pool is really hot, especially next to the outflow. The grounds are nice. There's a loop drive to go up and see old sinkholes where springs used to be, and a rumor of bison. The original treaty... More 

3 Thank kbbpll
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Picnicked in the park with our kids. Nice shelters, picnic tables and BBQ grills. Great place for them to wander around and see the mineral springs. The bridge and the falls were fun. They also enjoyed the playground. Great empty place to view bison up close ( in your car) without crowds or traffic.

Thank Sandytapani
North Oxford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

We went to the State Bath House, where you can take a 20 minute soak in the hot springs free of charge (except for a towel fee - bring your own towels!). There's an indoor and outdoor pool. Very strong sulfur smell, which is to be expected with natural springs, but it may surprise some with how overwhelming the smell... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

We went to the State Bath House and it was really good. It was super clean and the pools were great. It has open showers and I didn't really see where you could change besides the bathrooms, but overall we enjoyed our visit. I think if you have children maybe you should go to the others near it, because this... More 

Thank Dianaandersen
Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

This isn't what you think of when you hear state park. It's more of a little city park where you take kids to picnic. You can drive the whole "park" in 20 minutes. It mainly consists of the free public soaking hot springs, a pay play hot springs, a picnic area and short drive up the hill to see two... More 

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