Hot Springs State Park

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Coordinates: 43°39′17″N 108°11′55″W / 43.654722°N 108.198611°W / 43.654722; -108.198611
Hot Springs State Park
Wyoming State Park
2003-08-16 Hot Springs State Park across Big Horn River 1.jpg
Hot Springs State Park
Country  United States
State  Wyoming
County Hot Springs
Location Thermopolis
 - coordinates 43°39′17″N 108°11′55″W / 43.654722°N 108.198611°W / 43.654722; -108.198611
Area 1,039 acres (420 ha)
Founded 1897 as Big Horn Hot Springs State Reserve
Management Wyoming Division of State Parks and Historic Sites
IUCN category V - Protected Landscape/Seascape
Location of Hot Springs State Park in Wyoming
Website: Hot Springs State Park

Hot Springs State Park is a park in Thermopolis, Wyoming famous for its hot springs.[1] It was Wyoming's first state park.

The park includes a number of businesses:

The park also includes bison (in a managed herd), a suspension foot bridge across the Big Horn River, the State Bath House, picnic shelters, primitive boat ramp, flower gardens, a statue made of naturally forming travertine (calcium carbonate) caused by a flowing mineral hot spring, and the petroglyph site at Legend Rock (some 25 miles from the main park).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff. "Hot Springs State Park". Wyoming Division of State Parks and Historic Sites. Retrieved 27 May 2012.