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Thermopolis and Lander, Wyoming: Where the Women Chew Tobacco

Spectacular Wind River Canyon, south of Thermopolis, Wyoming

Spectacular Wind River Canyon, south of Thermopolis, Wyoming

Thermopolis boasts the world’s largest mineral hot springs (you can visit it in nearby Hot Springs State Park). It’s also just north of where Highway 20 winds through the spectacular Wind River Canyon, the high Precambrian granite walls carved by a river dotted with huge boulders and fly fishermen. Downtown Thermopolis has wide streets, old buildings and at least one good eating spot.

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