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Rawlins is located in the center of Southern Wyoming where high desert and prairie lands stretch before majestic mountains and river-carved canyons. There are three natural phenomena here that draw tourists from all over. The first is a geological quirk called the Uplift. The second is the mineral hot springs which is open year round. Hobo Pool still remains free to the public with water temperatures reaching 120 degrees. The third is the Miracle Mile along the North Platte River, with excellent fishing and canoeing .
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This is where the railroads tried to tame the wild west, and when it didn't happen well, a formidable lock-up , Old Frontier Prison was erected and housed many a train robber and outlaw. Today, it houses two excellent museums, one dedicated to the peace officers. There are many other historic, turn-of-the-century buildings near downtown where eclectic shops and eateries can be found. The west is still alive and well here in Rawlins, with down-home hospitality, great chow and rodeos all summer long. Come for the Carbon County fair in August, or listen to some great music and cowboy poetry at the Grand Cowboy Encampment Gathering on Friday evenings in Grand View Park .
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Rawlins is a winter haven as well. Cross country ski lovers, dog sledding and snowmobile enthusiasts fill the quality, affordable motels. Festivals continue throughout the winter months with plenty of hot food, warm town-folk and cozy resorts. Be sure to bring your bathing suit to sink into the hot springs after a day of fun in the snow.