Tucked beautifully between the Sierra Madre and Snowy Range mountains, Saratoga Hot Springs Resort is a sight for sore eyes. The mineral pools resort is located on the banks of the Upper North Platte River, a little more than 2 hours west of Cheyenne.
Saratoga is open to overnight guests, Members and Spa visitors only, so the public cannot day-use the hot springs. It’s the perfect medicine after a long wild day playing in Wyoming’s backcountry. The Saratoga Hot Springs Resort is:
Where rustic elegance meets the great outdoors.
Mineral Hot Springs in Saratoga, WY
The local hot springs have a rich history, first discovered by various Native American tribes, including Cheyenne, Ute and Arapaho. They named the region “place of magic waters” because of its healing qualities. Today tourists come from all over to soak in the ambiance and health of the hot springs in Saratoga, Wyoming.
The tepee hot springs pools are available first-come, first-serve, and are non reservable. These unique hot springs pools range in temperature from 100º to 112º.
The swimming pool is 70-feet long and filled with natural mineral water, ranging from 96º to 98º. Expect some variation in hot springs temperatures throughout the year because it’s 100% heated naturally by Mother Nature. Glass is prohibited from the pool area, however, you can bring a plastic cup from the Brewery with an adult beverage of your choice.
All the lodging at Saratoga Hot Springs Resort comes with authentic western flare with the contemporary comforts of home. Choose between rooms and suites located in both inside the Main Lodge and around the courtyard. All come with lodgepole beds, flag screen TVs, local art and decor.
Accommodations include: King Suite, Queen Suite, Deluxe Double Team, Deluxe Queen Room, Standard Queen Room. There is also the separate, 2 bed/2 bath River House, named for its location on the confluence of Trout Run and North Fork Platte River.
Healing Waters Spa
Perhaps you use the hot springs to ready your body for the ultimate in relaxation at the Healing Waters Spa. All spa guests receive complimentary access to the hot springs pools and fitness center. Choose between:
- Custom Massage
- Couples Massage
- Arnica Rescue Massage
- Platte River Warm Stone Massage
- Tai Massage
- Enhancements – mud detox, foot exfoliate, etc.
Forget your trunks? You can purchase swimwear and related accessories at the Spa.
Silver Saddle Restaurant
The Silver Saddle Restaurant is serves breakfast daily from 7am to 11am. Afterward, head over to the Brewery for lunch or dinner.
Snowy Mountain Brewery
Taste the handcrafted brews from the on-site Snowy Mountain. American fare classics are served, such as hamburgers, sandwiches and bar pizza. It’s a family-friendly, sports pub atmosphere, so you’ll be okay to catch the game here.
Saratoga Public Golf Course
This lovely golf course follows the North Platte River offering exceptional views and environment. The 9-hole, 3,580-yard Saratoga Public Golf Course has been open for golf since the 1950s. It’s recommended you make reservations for tee times on the weekends. Walk-ons are welcomed on weekdays.
The Pro Shop is open every day from April to October, weather permitting. The last cart out is permitted at 6pm, and must be in by 8pm. The course hosts tournaments and leagues.
Consider the Saratoga Hot Springs Resort for a real western wedding. The courtyard features a gazebo and amphitheater, a wonderful setting for any special event. The banquet accommodations have room for 150 guests..
This one’s relatively easy to reach thanks to its GPS friendly street address.
From Cheyenne – Take Highway 80 west from Cheyenne for 126 miles or so. Make a left, heading south, on WY-130 for 20 miles to reach the hot springs.
Address: 601 Pic Pike Rd, Saratoga, WY, USA 82331
Season: Year round