5.8 Average
     
Thermopolis, Wyoming

Fountain of Youth RV Park

Thermopolis, Wyoming



Thermopolis, Wyoming
Phone: (307) 864-3265

Sites: 60
Recent Rate: $37 3/2016

Latitude: 43.6741730093075
Longitude: -108.205772638321

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-river Waterfront Waterfront yes-river
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

32 Reviews

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ALbums

Review Count: 33
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

We are huge fans of all types of hot springs and pools, and that gives a big boost to this place. They have two huge outdoor pools, which we had to ourselves. This is definitely an older park that could use a lot of talc. The sites are very close together and the drives are also tight, so bigger outfits might have trouble maneuvering in here. Roads and sites are old gravel with grass and trees between. Each had a picnic table. The bathrooms were ancient and could definitely have been cleaner. The showers are pay and are little cell rooms that were not very appealing. The owner was very friendly. No cell service, but the wifi was speller with no one else in the park. Despite the negatives, I would do an overnight here again just to soak in the pools! We camped at Fountain of Youth RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Cleanliness
     
Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close

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KMorgan

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $77.00
Overall Rating:      

We were on our way home from Yellowstone and needed an overnight stop and found this campground. We were not sure what to expect due to the reviews we read online (not very good), but when we called another campground in the area, which was full, they informed us that the campgrounds had new owners and that the old reviews may not be totally accurate. We were happy we decided to stay there, our site was a nice size (we had a pull thru with full hookups), the WiFi worked well and the mineral hot springs pool was a wonderful experience (though you do have to get use to the smell of sulfurous - common in mineral hot springs). The owners were very nice and are working on fixing areas in the campground, but everything takes time and they have only owned it since March. It was a great experience and would recommend staying there. We camped at Fountain of Youth RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Service
     
Campsite
     
Cleanliness
     
Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious

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theandersonz

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

New owners rude! Trash everywhere, bathrooms smelled like they haven't, been cleaned in a week, showers slick with mold and mildew, pool slimey, did I mention new owners are rude?!?, sites too close and not maintained between guest visits, new owners threatened to physically harm us for breaking unposted rules ( smoking in pool area), left after 2 hrs, had to threaten to call the police for assistance to get $$ back. Never again!! We camped at Fountain of Youth RV Park in a Tent.

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Campsite
     
Cleanliness
     
Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Tips for other Campers:

skip this place completely and enjoy your vacation somewhere else!!

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796ccjohnson

Review Count: 42
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

From the road, this looks like a pretty little place, grass, level concrete pads, so we momentarily forgot that beauty is only skin deep. When we mentioned that the RV Park reviews for the place were a bit dodgy, the lounging host said “Well, you can’t always believe them online reviews.” You can believe these. I am not sure that the electric is what caused my microwave to suddenly go crazy, but it did. After looking at the setup, I did not hook up to the water or sewer, and did not try the WiFi…and there was no cell phone reception. My spouse had planned to try the thermal pool here, but after looking at the restrooms, and at the stuff floating (some possibly swimming) in the pool, she decided against it. She went for a shower, opened the first one to find it full of running bugs, the second to find what appeared to be a used syringe; used the third reluctantly (the fourth had an abandoned scrunchy lying on the bench). The mens restroom had one urinal, one toilet stall, and three sinks. You won’t have to wait to get into the bathroom though, the latch hardware has been removed. There were spider webs on the urinal and on the air freshener, which didn’t. There was an empty soap dispenser, and no paper towel or hand drier. The person responsible for mopping the center of the floor did not extend that effort to the corners. We went through a container of anti-bacterial hand wipes in one night. There is some highway noise, although that is not too bad since you are below the highway, adjacent to the railroad tracks. Have I mentioned the trains? The tracks run just behind this small park. Trains roaring past make the ground shake…literally shake. The owner of this place apparently lives in what looks like a nice, clean, modern house above the premises; it is unfortunate the same effort has not been extended to the campground facilities. We stayed one night in a popup trailer. I’d say a fair one-night price might lie somewhere between zero and fourteen dollars, but we paid $38 for the privilege. In the future, we will stay someplace at least an hour’s drive away from Thermopolis. I gave it a 3 because I've seen one worse campground, and presumably there could be one worse than that out there. We camped at Fountain of Youth RV Park in a Tent Trailer.

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Largeandy

Review Count: 61
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

This place is pretty junky. Spaces are extremely tight and they were experiencing sewer problems when we were there so you could smell open sewer most of the time. Park is very unkempt and one could easily tell that very little money is spent on upkeep. We would not return here unless it was a last resort. We camped at Fountain of Youth RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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nightofstars

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

FOY RV Park. Nice people, fairly relaxed environment, beautiful water. Probably better in your own self-sufficient rigs as showers were not felt as sanitary; but there is a peace that comes with this spring water that cannot be explained. You must stay at least a week to leave understanding what is said. This deep peace seems to be a very we'll kept secret of this mysterious, beautiful area of the world. that is about all I can say because the waters stoled the show. I bottled some up at the source right where it comes out of the ground & we drink it & use it in our hair & on our skin in our creams. Floated around resting for hours on a drooping swim Matt for fun. We camped at Fountain of Youth RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Jack&Wanda

Review Count: 38
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $41.00
Overall Rating:      

Reason for the low number is the unlevel sites, had to use a board under one side just to start leveling. It was a little tight but I had no problem with my 40 foot 5th wheel, just went slow. The Wi-Fi and staff were excellent. Given what we had and the active train track within 50 feet, I thought the price was a little high. Yes, there is a hot spring pool to use but site cost was still too high. I would still recommend the park and would stay here again. We camped at Fountain of Youth RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Chbronson

Review Count: 48
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Yup, this park has seen its best days long ago. Appliances in restrooms and showers are old and jittery, there is neither paper towels nor a hand dryer in the restroom. Upon check-in there is no explanation where restrooms/showers, laundry etc. are or if there is WiFi and if you need a password to use it - you have to ask for this. Here and there is a little bit of trash around and the sites are not well maintained. You need quarters for the showers. I'm definitely not the spoiled kind and since there weren't any other real problems I'd be willing to put up with all these shortcomings if they didn't charge 34 USD per night. Won't stay here again. We camped at Fountain of Youth RV Park in a Truck Camper.

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Gma Terrie

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

This is not only an RV park, it's an experience! Due to other reviews, we were cautious, so unhooked in town, and drove the 2 miles here to look it over, and decided to come in for two nights. The quirky clerk was polite, but reserved, til I asked his name, then he warmed right up. A friendly woman escorted us to our site. The sites accommodate all sizes, with a few saved for big rigs. Yes, the place is cosmetically challenged, but we had: full hookups, good Wi-Fi, a small patio with grill, and the largest mineral pool I've ever seen. It's beautiful and natural and included in the fee. (As another reviewer mentioned, no long list of rules!) Where else can you float at leisure in therapeutic warm water, while viewing gorgeous Wind River Valley terrain, plus see a train go by?! The trains do not blast their horns, by the way. The laundry room was fine ($1.25 to wash), and we met very friendly and interesting folks from all over, including locals, who come here for the water. We enjoyed Thermopolis: the state park, the dinosaur museum, a rodeo, bison in the pasture, cute shops. Kirby which is 12 miles away, has Wyoming Whiskey distillery with tours, and Butch's Burgers. We would return here. We camped at Fountain of Youth RV Park in a Motorhome.

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KBernstein

Review Count: 27
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Wow, this park is really run down. Weeds, junk and trash throughout. The pictures of how this place used to look made me sad because it is now run down and ratty. I enjoyed the hot springs pool, but other than I can't say much good about the place. Showers and restrooms were so bad we did not use them. I would not stay here again. We camped at Fountain of Youth RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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stacijo

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

The park was nice and quiet, the spots a little tight to get in to with a large fifth wheel, but the staff was excellent and helpful. Warning that the GPS directions from Thermopolis are not quite as clear as they could be, do NOT try to go through the Hot Springs Park, the underpass for the railroad is 12 foot and we lost an AC unit by misjudging it. Use the highway to the left and go around the park and it is easy to find: at least now we know! The pools are warm and relaxing, interesting to see the natural hot springs in the park! We camped at Fountain of Youth RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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TheTravelBugs

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Overall, decent park. My one real complaint was the showers. You had to pay to use them, and then the water that came out of them was the same sulfur hot springs water in the pool! I was pretty irritated by that, but otherwise I really loved this place. We camped at Fountain of Youth RV Park in a Tent.

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Raymer46

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

We have stayed at this RV Park many times in the last 25 years and have never had a bad experience. We really enjoy soaking in the large hot mineral pool. It has a little sulfur smell but I think that the benefits of the hot mineral water outweigh the smell. There is a stage set up at the pool and many evenings throughout the summer the owner will sing which is very enjoyable. Also he will have a small Church service on Sunday mornings. I would recoment this park to anyone. We camped at Fountain of Youth RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Eric K

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $47.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is a junk yard. The park has junk in every corner. The dumpster was overflowing when we arrived but was emptied by the third day of our visit. The sites are very close, my awning was about two feet from the neighbors slide and their sewer dump was next to our slab. The sewer system backed up at least three times during our stay. The showers are pay showers. We had some relatives stay in the guest house and it was filthy and infested with rodents. The mineral hot springs have an odor and we were prepared for that, but the entire campground stunk from the poor sewer system. This place is very run down. The sites are semi-level. My trailer hitch was almost to the ground to get the trailer level. Wi-Fi was non-existent. There are train tracks near the park but there was not a lot of train traffic. For the money, this was a complete rip off. We camped at Fountain of Youth RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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dbl4de3

Review Count: 55
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2012 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

We only stayed one night. Did not use showers since they were pay. No one around when we arrived and waited until we saw someone to check in. Sites are tight getting into and out of for bigger RVs. Wi-Fi very sporadic. We camped at Fountain of Youth RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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