Hot Springs National Park is in an urban area, surrounding the north end of the city of Hot Springs. There is not any park-owned lodging except the Gulpha Gorge Campground Lodge; however, the city offers many lodging facilities.
The bighorn sheep is the mammalian symbol of Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Colorado's official animal. Colorado is home to the largest population of the species anywhere. The animals are five to six feet long with a tail three to six inches in length.