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Hot Springs State Park

TePee Pools plans remodel, new amenities

TePee Pools plans remodel, new amenities

CASPER, Wyo. — Hellie’s TePee Pools, one of the private operators in Hot Springs State Park, has promised a remodel of its facility, alternating-temperature hot tubs, a lazy river, a children’s splash park, a sun deck, new diving boards and a climbing wall.

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Wyoming agrees to continue talks with hot springs concessionaire

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The head of Wyoming state parks said Thursday he would negotiate for six more months with a longtime pool concessionaire at Hot Springs State Park.

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Parks agency wants Thermopolis pool operator out

Parks agency wants Thermopolis pool operator out

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources has moved to evict a longtime pool concessionaire from Hot Springs State Park in Thermopolis, an official said Thursday.

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Wyoming plans to sell bison from Hot Springs State Park

Wyoming plans to sell bison from Hot Springs State Park

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources plans to sell seven bison at the Hot Springs State Park office in Thermopolis.

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Hot Springs State Park

Hot Springs State Park

The outdoor hot springs pool at the Star Plunge in Hot Springs State Park in Thermopolis is shown. The state was looking to remove the longtime concessionaire at the park, but now may negotiate with TePee Pools Inc.

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Wyoming officials launch study to drive more state parks visits, revenue

Wyoming officials launch study to drive more state parks visits, revenue

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s state parks often fall into the shadows cast by the splendor of Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks.

May 05, 2013 2:25 pm Photos

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Wyoming state park officials report mixed year

Wyoming state park officials report mixed year

CASPER, Wyo. — Edness K. Wilkins State Park near Casper had a banner summer season, but just why has park officials mystified.

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Big Horn Springs

Big Horn Springs

A rock in Big Horn Springs at Hot Springs State Park reveals past water levels compared to what some believe are ongoing low flows.

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Steamy pool

Steamy pool

A girl slides into one of the hot mineral pools run by a local vendor. Like the Wyoming State Bath House, other businesses also depend upon the springs.

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Chief Washakie's memorial

Chief Washakie's memorial

Carving into the travertine below Black Sulphur Springs, Chief Washakie of the Shoshone Indians created his own personal hot tub before selling the land to the U.S. government for $60,000 in cattle, cash and food in an 1896 treaty.

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Hot Springs State Park

Hot Springs State Park

Barb Vietti observes the dry travertine deposits at Hot Springs State Park. She says she has watched the water levels drop over the past few decades.

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Hot Springs State Park

Hot Springs State Park

Long-time residents of Thermopolis say the geothermal pools at Hot Springs State Park used to resemble this one, which retains its hot mineral water.

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Travertine deposit

Travertine deposit

Old travertine deposits like this one can be found in a pattern across Thermopolis, suggesting that the springs have moved over thousands of years.

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Some say flows at Hot Springs State Park are decreasing

Some say flows at Hot Springs State Park are decreasing

THERMOPOLIS, Wyo. -- When Barb Vietti stopped at Hot Springs State Park on a frigid day this past winter, she saw holes in the river ice and steam rising up from unusual places.

April 01, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Wyoming State Bath House

Wyoming State Bath House

The indoor mineral pool at the Wyoming State Bath House in Thermopolis still offers soakers a free 20-minute dip.

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Gallery: Hot Springs State Park

Gallery: Hot Springs State Park

View photos of the waters at Hot Springs State Park.

March 31, 2011 11:18 pm Photos

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Hot Springs State Park

Hot Springs State Park

Dave Cathey, an employee at Hot Springs State Park in Thermopolis, Wyo., checks the water temperature at the bath house.

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Hot Springs State Park a top attraction

Hot Springs State Park a top attraction

Hot Springs State Park in Thermopolis, Wyo., remains the town's primary attraction, drawing around 1.4 million visitors in 2010.

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Town of Thermopolis down but not out

Town of Thermopolis down but not out

THERMOPOLIS, Wyo. — The griddle is hot inside Pumpernick’s Family Restaurant and the coffee is on.

March 24, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Hot Springs State Park a top attraction

Hot Springs State Park a top attraction

Hot Springs State Park in Thermopolis, Wyo., remains the town's primary attraction.

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