Located by the
Hot Springs Firehouse and
the American Legion.
Castle Crunch leads to the high school & the former
Castle Manor hospital.
River & Minnekahta Streets
behind Kidney Springs,
and climbs up next to the Episcopal Church, finishing
in a residential neighborhood.
Begins on National Street,
just east of River Street,
between Evans Hotel &
Red Rock River Resort/1891 Bistro; leads to the VA Hospital
(historic Battle Mountain Sanitorium).
River St, by the former location of Gus’s Ice cream & Heartland Quilts; leads to Pioneer Museum
be sure to visit the museum.
Chicago & Jennings across from Post Office.
Leads to Pioneer Museum
and VA Hospital.
87 rough hand-hewn steps
were built primarily in 2017
by Joshua Johnson, on private land located outside Hot Springs.
Windmill Wobble is only used in the Knee High Hilly Half Marathon and is not a public use staircase.
Each of our historic staircases has its own unique history. We would like to compile and share that history, as part of the effort to preserve these treasured walkways. Do you have a story about any of the staircases? Even the smallest fact will be useful as we piece together the story of how these staircases were buil