Community Profile

Thermopolis is one of Wyoming’s premier communities with close proximity to stunning natural attractions and a downtown designated as a National Historic District. Thermopolis is the county seat of Hot Springs County, which has a population of 4,800 people and is located at the southern end of Wyoming’s Big Horn Basin.

Recreation is the way of life in Thermopolis. Residents and visitors can access Hot Springs State Park, which includes the world’s largest mineral hot springs and is visited by 800,000 people each year. Indoor and outdoor pools offer hot water year round. Wind River Canyon begins just four miles south of Thermopolis with mountains in the adjoining wilderness areas exceeding 12,000 feet.

World class fishing is available in the Big Horn River that flows through town. Hunting for water fowl, antelope, deer, elk, big horn sheep, moose, and upland game birds is available nearby. Boysen Reservoir and State Park, just 15 miles south of Thermopolis, provides access to excellent lake fishing and water sport opportunities.

The community is situated approximately 135 miles north and west of Casper, Wyo., and 180 miles from Billings, Mont. Thermopolis is known throughout Wyoming as one of the most desirable communities in the state because of its excellent climate, beauty and friendly people. Those who make their home here find the community the perfect place to live, work and raise a family.

To learn more, visit the Thermopolis Chamber of Commerce website.