Hot Sulphur Springs,
Grand County,

County seat of Grand County
Oldest town in Grand County


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Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado Forecast

Paul F. Gilbert
Photo Collection
Phase 3 has begun

February 7, 2013

Hot Sulphur Springs Fire Engine

Hot Sulphur Springs
Photo Blog

January 7, 2013
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Colorado River grasses, Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado

'Town Zoning' Page

January 7, 2013
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Hot Sulphur Springs Zoning map

Established as Saratoga West
in 1860, incorporated as Hot Sulphur Springs in 1903





Easter Egg Hunt

Hot Sulphur Springs
Chamber of Commerce
will be hosting an
Easter Egg Hunt
April 4th, 2015
11:00 am
Flyer Here

Parks and Open Space Master Plan Survey

The town has mailed out surveys to all of our water and sewer customers.  If you did not receive one please click below to print and fill out the survey.  We would like to hear your ideas.  Please take a few minutes to complete and return to town hall by February 17th, or email them back to us at  

Parks and Open Space Survey
Greeting Letter for Parks and Open Space Survey

Parks and Open Space Master Plan Meeting

Meeting November 5th at 6:00-8:00 PM
This is a preliminary meeting.  This process will continue for about a year.  The end product will be the plan that guides the town board and finances in the parks and open space for the next 8-10 years.  This is the time to get involved and share your vision for the Town of Hot Sulphur Springs.

Town Hall
513 Aspen Street
Master Parks Plan Flyer click here

$350,000 Grant Funds Awarded to the Town of Hot Sulphur Springs

Full News release
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has announced the communities that will receive grant funds from the small community wastewater and drinking water system improvement grant.  The Town of Hot Sulphur Springs has been awarded $350,000.  These funds will be used in the towns drinking water system.  Projects include distribution repairs (valves, piping, and looping dead end lines), replace non-functioning fire hydrants, developing a GIS mapping platform.  Town will also be repairing the raw water intake that was damaged during high spring run off flows.  Work on these projects is slated to start in the summer of 2015. 

Snowmobiles and other OHV's

Regulations for operating an OHV in Hot Sulphur Springs Town limits click here.

Hot Sulphur Springs Demographics

Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado is the county seat of Grand County located at an elevation of 7,680 feet above sea level at the mouth of Byers Canyon on the Colorado River in the central part of the county.

The 2010 U.S. Census shows Hot Sulphur Springs with 663 citizens, 27.26 percent more than it was in 2000 (521).  The median age of these 663 citizens is 36.8 years and 188 of those residents or 28 percent are under the age of 20.  The gender of the population in 2010 was 50.83 percent male (337) and 49.17 percent female (326).  There were 309 housing units inventoried with 253 of them occupied. 
  For a copy of the U.S. Census 2010 Demographic Profile Data page as a printable pdf file, please click here.

United States 2010 Census logo       Hot Sulphur Springs, Grand County, Colorado logo

East Grand School District 2 covers the town of Hot Sulphur Springs.  The East Grand School District web site is located here.The zip code for Hot Sulphur Springs is 80451, the area code is 970, the time zone is Mountain Standard, the GPS coordinates are 40°4'24"N, 106°6'5"W, and the size of the town is 0.8 square miles.  The annual average temperature is 38.2°F and the average annual precipitation is 14.75 inches.

Hot Sulphur Springs is located in Township 8 North, Range 78 West of the sixth principal meridian, Grand County, Colorado.  Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Online Transportaiton Information System (OTIS) for Hot Suphur Springs may be found by clicking here.  For a PDF file of the Grand County Atlas page showing Hot Suphur Springs, please click here.  For a PDF file of the Grand County Planning & Zoning Department zoning map of Hot Sulphur Springs, please click here.

As of 2006-2010, the per capita income of Hot Sulphur Springs is $25,298, which is lower than the state average of $30,151 and is lower than the national average of $27,334. Hot Sulphur Springs median household income is $68,250, which has grown by 73.64% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 14.50% and is much higher than the national average rate of 19.17%. On average Hot Sulphur Springs residents spend 17.2 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 24.0 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.3 minutes.

For Grand County demographic information in a PDF file format, please click here.

Some of the information above was obtained from a February 25, 2011 Sky-Hi Daily News article that can be read
here in it's entirety.  Additional information was obtained from this web site, from the Colorado State Demography Office from the Grand County website as well as from other sources.  None of these organizations are affiliated with the Town of Hot Sulphur Springs.

Pioneer Park 




DENVER, Sept. 24, 2014 – The Colorado Lottery will award a 2014 Starburst Award to the Town of Hot Sulphur Springs for using Lottery funds to enhance the pedestrian bridge in Pioneer Park. Recent improvements to the bridge were made using Lottery-funded grants; $25,000 from Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO), and $9,000 from the Conservation Trust Fund.

The award will be presented at the town meeting this Thursday, September 25 at 6:30 pm.

Grants for the pedestrian bridge provided an adjacent picnic area, information kiosks, and landscaping. Pioneer Park is located on about 50 acres of land on the north bank of the Colorado River. The bridge project has been ongoing since 2002 when residents began working to stabilize the river bank, relocate campsites, close areas to vehicle traffic and establish fishing access. The new pedestrian bridge, which will be completed this fall, is used daily by local residents and visitors to fish or view wildlife, while others simply enjoy the view from the bridge including the mile-long riverside glade of cottonwood trees and willows.

Several environmental education programs have been conducted in the area this year.  Celebrating National Conservation Week in June, a consortium from the Headwaters Trails Alliance, Trout Unlimited, Colorado Headwaters Land Trust, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife conducted an environmental awareness program for the public at the new picnic facilities. The Grand County Wilderness Group hosted a nature walk for kids at the pedestrian bridge to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.

The Colorado Lottery Starburst Community Awards recognize excellence in the use of Lottery proceeds in community projects implemented to enhance a community’s environment. In Fiscal Year 2014 alone, the Lottery distributed $130.1 million in proceeds. Since its creation 31 years ago, the Lottery has returned more than $2.7 billion back into the state of Colorado.

Lottery proceeds are distributed to three primary beneficiaries: GOCO, Conservation Trust Fund and Colorado Parks and Wildlife. These organizations then provide grants and direct funding for parks, recreation, open space acquisition, trails, and wildlife and conservation education.

you may access the area by the gate or crossing the river with the new Pedestrian bridge located at the north end of maple street

Pedestrian Bridge over the Colorado River

The crane is here to set it in place September 26th, 2013 in the morning. 
There will be a location near the water treatment facility for interested
individuals to watch the installation process.  The road into Pioneer Park
on the north side will be Closed during this process.  Look for a ribbon
cutting in the month of November.

- North Maple Street, next to the new Water Treatment Plant 

Projected completion date - Work will begin fall 2013, subject to change

Amenities - This bridge over the Colorado River will connect the Town Park with Pioneer Park (see listings above) when completed linking the various amenities of each park.  Enhancements will include functional landscaping to blend enhancements to adjacent 'riparian protection areas', signage, environmental education, and solar lighting.  For more information about this project, please visit the HSS Pedestrian Blog by clicking here, and for furhter details including plan graphics like the image to the left, please click here.  For a link to a Sky-Hi Daily News August 11, 2012 article with updated information, please click here.
Request for Qualification click here.