Some water springs come from melting snow coming down from the mountains. Those are usually cold. And then there are springs where the water comes up from deep inside the earth – and those are usually hot! In Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas the water comes out of the earth at 143 degrees Fahrenheit or 62 degrees Celsius. That means Sophie had better be really careful about sticking her toes in!
Native American tribes had been going to the Hot Springs for over 8,000 years. They thought it was such a special place that even tribes that were enemies agreed to get along when they were there!
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