Hot Sulphur Springs

Rich with history and truly unique natural attractions make Hot Sulphur Springs the perfect place relax and unwind. Hike and camp on untouched terrain, catch the big one while you fish the Gold Medal Waters, or take a soak in the healing waters of the natural hot springs.

History

Grand County's county seat, the small town of Hot Sulphur Springs has played an important part in the history of the area. Named for the hot springs that line the canyon along this stretch of the upper Colorado River, the area was first visited by passing Ute and Arapaho hunting parties who called the area "big medicine." White trappers and hunters first visited the hot springs in the early 1800s, and by the turn of the century, the town was a popular resort community. 100 years ago on December 30, 1911, two Norwegians, Carl Howelsen and Angell Schmidt, arrived in Hot Sulphur Springs after a 44-mile ski expedition. On December 31st, Hot Sulphur Springs celebrated its first-ever Winter Carnival. The Norwegians stole the show and awed the crowd with their ski jump exhibition. This event marked the first ever ski jump competition west of the Mississippi River adding to the rich skiing heritage of Hot Sulphur Springs.

Today, the small town just east of Kremmling is home to one of the finest resorts in Colorado that has 23 pools and welcomes young and old to bathe in the warm, soothing waters that made Hot Sulphur Springs famous. For more information on activities, attractions, and accommodations in Hot Sulphur Springs visit their website.

Hot Sulphur Springs Chamber
Phone: 970-531-7588
Town of Hot Sulphur Springs

Signature Events

Hot Sulphur Springs Top Attractions

  • The historic Hot Sulphur Springs Resort and Spa is famous for its healing mineral waters and 140 years of continued operation. Standard rooms, cabins, and apartments are available to rent so you can take advantage of the 21 outdoor and private pools during your stay. The resort also offers spa services like massage, facials, and waxing.
  • Town Park and Pioneer Park offer a chance to get some sunshine while you're enjoying one of the many activities they provide. Through the planned pedestrian bridge, visitors will be able to easily traverse over the Colorado River and benefit from both of the parks amenities. In addition to 14 no-fee sites for RV and tent camping, picnic tables, barbeque grills, softball, tennis, volleyball, horseshoe, disc golf, fishing, and mountain biking are just some of the ways you can get outdoors in Hot Sulphur Springs.
  • Visit the award-winning Pioneer Village Museum to learn about Hot Sulphur Springs' fascinating history while you stroll though the original 19th century schoolhouse marveling at the thousands of artifacts on display.
  • Hot Sulphur Springs State Wildelife Area and Kemp - Breeze State Wildlife Area are celebrated features of this Rocky Mountain retreat. Both offer camping, fishing, and hiking. Kemp - Breeze also allows hunting for small game, deer, elk, and waterfowl.  

Signature Activities

Accommodations

Ranging from one of the nation's oldest, largest, and finest natural hot mineral springs resort and spa to quaint hotels and small motels, Hot Sulphur Springs has a variety of lodging accommodations. Click here to check availbility and rates.

For more information call 970-531-7588 or visit the chamber's website.

Hot Sulphur Springs Area Map

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