The numerous hot springs across the state of Colorado offer an opportunity for travelers and locals alike to experience one of the most surreal penomena of the state: sitting outdoors in a bathing suit while it’s snowing. While the mountains of Colorado offer abundant exhilarating activities, they can also be a great place to unwind. Not only can the waters help people relax, they can help soothe the body after a tiring day of skiing or hiking. Many of the Colorado hot springs are located near resorts that provide a variety of other amenities as well. Scroll to see the full list with photos or jump to the table of contents.


Glenwood Hot Springs Resort, Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Glenwood Hot Springs Resort, Glenwood Springs, Colorado

The Glenwood Hot Springs Resort in Glenwood Springs is home to the largest hot springs pool in the world.

Fed by the Yampah spring, these hot springs are one of the world’s hottest at a temperature of 122 degrees.

However, by the time the water reaches the pools, it has cooled down to around 104 degrees. There is plenty of room for guests to splash around, swim, or soak in the Glenwood Hot Springs.

Sopris Splash Zone features a whitewater river open-air tube ride, children's play area and a splash pad that becomes the Grand Fountain at night.

The resort features a lodge, the hot springs pool, poolside restaurant and snack bar, and athletic club. Things to Do in Glenwood Springs

415 E 6th St, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601, Phone: 970-945-6571


The Springs Resort and Spa, Colorado

The Springs Resort and Spa, Colorado

The Springs Resort and Spa is a luxury resort in Pagosa Springs boasting over twenty soaking pools, including the deepest geothermal spring in the world.

There is also a luxury suites hotel and a full-service spa on the property.

Guests can relax in one of five adults-only hot spring pools and take in the sweeping vistas of the scenic San Juan Mountains.

There’s also the option of stepping into the cool waters of the San Juan River before taking a dip in the 114-degree Lobster Pot.

The picturesque grounds include several peaceful spots to enjoy a relaxing setting.

323 Hot Springs Blvd, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147, Phone: 800-225-0934

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Durango Hot Springs Resort and Spa, Colorado

Durango Hot Springs Resort and Spa, Colorado

The Durango Hot Springs Resort and Spa was created to be an extension of what already existed at the site in the amazing healing properties provided by the natural mineral hot springs in Durango, Colorado.

Formerly called the Trimble Hot Springs, the property now features a saltwater resort-style pool and more than twenty soaking pools of varying temperatures from 101 degrees to 110 degrees, as well as upgraded amenities like spa services, wellness activities, venues for food and entertainment, a cold plunge, and saunas.

The swimming pool has zero-entry access and there are also a dozen ADA-accessible mineral pools. Things to Do in Durango, CO

6475 Co Rd 203, Durango, CO 81301, Phone: 970-247-0111, (website link)


Hot Sulphur Springs Resort & Spa, Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado

Hot Sulphur Springs Resort & Spa, Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado

The waters of the Hot Sulphur Springs Resort and Spa, which also run through the town of Hot Sulphur Springs, have been flowing through the area from seven natural hot springs for several hundred years.

These springs were once used by the Ute Indians for their health benefits.

Visitors can go from one hot springs pool to the next to take in different views and try different temperatures, ranging from 95 degrees Fahrenheit to 112 degrees Fahrenheit.

The Hot Sulphur Springs offers a place to soothe sore muscles after a long day of skiing or hiking, as well as a spa. More amazing natural hot springs in the United States

5609 Spring Rd, Hot Sulphur Springs, CO 80451, Phone: 970-725-3306


The Historic Wiesbaden Hot Springs Spa & Lodgings, Ouray, Colorado

The Historic Wiesbaden Hot Springs Spa & Lodgings, Ouray, Colorado

The Historic Wiesbaden Hot Springs Spa in Ouray, Colorado features soaking facilities fed by the natural, continually flowing hot springs that range in temperature from 102 degrees Fahrenheit to 108 degrees Fahrenheit.

Visitors can unwind in the 108-degree Vapor Cave soaking pool, take a dip in the 102 to 104-degree outdoor swimming pool, or relax in the Lorelei, a private and secluded outdoor soaking pool with a waterfall.

All of the springs at the Wiesbaden Hot Springs flow straight from their source, containing several beneficial minerals and no added chemicals. The resort also offers a variety of guest accommodations. Things to Do in Ouray

625 5th St, Ouray, CO 81427, Phone: 970-325-4347


Old Town Hot Springs, Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Old Town Hot Springs, Steamboat Springs, Colorado

The Old Town Hot Springs in the town of Steamboat Springs is one of the premier hot springs of Colorado.

This family-friendly recreation and historic hot spring facility is located in the heart of the downtown district and has been a place for rejuvenation and recreation for the Steamboat Springs community for more than a century and features eight different pools full of healing mineral water.

In addition to the eight geothermal spring pools, the Old Town Hot Springs complex also includes tennis courts, a fitness center, and waters slides.

As for services, guests can take advantage of childcare and massage services. Things to Do in Steamboat Springs

136 S Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487, Phone: 970-879-1828, (website link)


Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort, Nathrop

Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort, Nathrop

The Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort is a luxury mountain resort in Nathrop, Colorado boasting many geothermal springs.

It’s close proximity to the Ski Cooper and Monarch ski areas make the resort an ideal place to relax muscles after a day on the slopes.

Surrounded by the beautiful scenery of the Rock Mountains, the Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort includes hot springs both in rocky, natural surroundings and human-created pools fed by geothermal water.

Thirty small pools are situated by Chalk Creek, which provides a more natural feeling to soaking in the healing mineral water-fed mountain springs.

15870 Co Rd 162, Nathrop, CO 81236, Phone: 719-395-2447

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Ouray Hot Springs Pool & Fitness Center, Colorado

Ouray Hot Springs Pool & Fitness Center, Colorado

Surrounded by lush forests and towering mountains, the Ouray Hot Springs Pool and Fitness Center offers a number of natural hot springs pools and activities for people of all ages.

Seven hot springs feed the pools with odorless, clear, and fresh hot mineral water. Ideal for younger swimmers, the shallow pool includes an area for water volleyball, while guests looking for something more exhilarating can head to the activity pool with its inflatable obstacle course.

The overlook pool features an infinity edge waterfall and offers a more relaxing setting for those who prefer to simply unwind in soothing waters.

1220 Main St., Ouray, CO, 81427, Phone: 970-325-7073

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Indian Springs Resort, Idaho Springs

Indian Springs Resort, Idaho Springs

The Indian Springs Resort in the town of Idaho Springs, Colorado is a hot spring destination full of variety. Featuring a miner water pool, outdoor hot tubs, private baths, and geo-thermal caves, there are several options for guests to choose from for a relaxing soak in the hot springs.

The resort also includes several options for lodging, ranging from resort rooms to campsites.

The Mineral Water Pool features live Banana Trees and flowering plants that make the area feel like a tropical paradise, while the Geo-Thermal Caves are carved out of the mountain side and provide a unique hot spring experience. More day trips from Colorado Springs

302 Soda Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452, Phone: 303-989-6666


Dunton Hot Springs, near Telluride

Dunton Hot Springs, near Telluride

An all-inclusive resort near Telluride situated within a restored ghost town, Dunton Hot Springs features an 1800’s saloon that hosts long-table dinners, mineral-rich hot springs, and private log cabins.

The resort’s soaking pool is set within a resorted nineteenth-century bathhouse. After a soothing soak in the mineral waters, guests could also venture over to the only geyser in Colorado.

Set against a backdrop of the San Juan Mountains and aspens, the Dunton Hot Springs resort encompasses approximately 1,400 acres.

Along with the hot springs, guests can also enjoy the well-stocked library, spa services, or a drink at the bar.

52068 Road 38, Dolores, CO 81323, Phone: 970-882-4800, (website link)

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Avalanche Ranch Cabins & Hot Springs, Redstone, Colorado

Avalanche Ranch Cabins & Hot Springs, Redstone, Colorado

The Avalanche Ranch Cabins & Hot Springs in Redstone is a ranch designed around the rock formations and natural landscape of the Crystal River Valley.

The property includes three natural hot springs pools set in a tiered layout, providing limited visibility from one pool to another.

The largest hot spring pool fed by a waterfall about three feet in height, which forms a warm wall of water in front of the rock grotto.

In addition to the pools, the 36-acre pastoral Avalanche Ranch offers private log cabins, private access to the riverfront, a stocked fishing pond, and trails for hiking.

12863 CO-133, Redstone, CO 81623, Phone: 970-963-2846

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Orvis Hot Springs, Ridgway, Colorado

Orvis Hot Springs, Ridgway, Colorado

The Orvis Hot Springs features seven different spring-fed pools set in the rock San Juan Mountains in Ridgway, Colorado.

These pools range in temperature from 98 degrees Fahrenheit to the appropriately named and very steamy Lobster Pot that can reach temperatures of 114 degrees Fahrenheit.

The hot springs facility’s unique “gravel-bottom pond” is known for its massaging waterfalls and views of Mount Sneffels.

For visitors who prefer to stay at the Orvis Hot Springs longer, there are both beautifully appointed guest rooms and a campground available.

Overnight guests are given 24-hour access to the property’s hot springs.

1585 County Rd 3, Ridgway, CO 81432, Phone: 970-626-5324

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Healing Waters Resort & Spa, Pagosa Springs

Healing Waters Resort & Spa, Pagosa Springs

The Healing Waters Resort and Spa is a destination in Pagosa Springs, Colorado that’s “all about the water.”

There are several opportunities here for a swim or a soothing, relaxing soak in the hot springs.

The resort includes an outdoor swimming pool heated by mineral water for soaking, lounging, exercising, or swimming laps, as well as separate women’s and men’s bathhouses and an outdoor hot tub tucked away into a quiet spot near the pool.

All of the hot spring amenities at the Healing Waters Resort feature 100-percent natural mineral water. The site also includes guest rooms, suites, and an RV park. More day trips from Denver

317 Hot Springs Blvd, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147, Phone: 970-264-5910


Overlook Hot Springs Spa, Pagosa Springs, Colorado

Overlook Hot Springs Spa, Pagosa Springs, Colorado

One of the newest hot springs spas in Pagosa Springs, the Overlook Hot Springs Spa boasts a Victorian ambience surrounded by healing waters.

The spa facility includes five indoor hot spring pools, as well as three scenic tubs and a sauna on the rooftop.

Guests can also reserve the completely private and exclusive tub room. For guest convenience, lockers, robes, towels, and swimsuits are available for rental.

In addition to the hot springs, the Overlook Hot Springs Spa offers soothing massage services, such as deep tissue and Swedish, and all massages include a soak in the spring-fed pools.

432 Pagosa St, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147, Phone: 970-264-4040

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Valley View Hot Springs, Villa Grove

Valley View Hot Springs, Villa Grove

The Valley View Hot Springs, an isolated hot spring resort near Villa Grove, sits at the base of Colorado’s Sangre de Cristo mountain range.

Located beautifully around the alpine wooded area are a number of hot spring pools.

Valley View is open and operated by the Orient Land Trust, a nonprofit organization, and is open for day use almost year-round as the resort is closed usually only during most of December.

Secluded within the wilderness of the San Luis Valley, a dirt path connects all of the pools and the Top Ponds are the furthest ones, located up a one-fourth-mile hike.

64393 County Road GG, Moffat, CO 81143, Phone: 719-256-4315

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Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs, Ouray, Colorado

Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs, Ouray, Colorado

The Box Canyon Lodge and Hot Springs in Ouray, Colorado is one of the most popular lodging options in the area, offering well-decorated and clean guest rooms and suites.

The mineral hot spring tubs terraced along the mountainside are particularly popular among guests at Box Canyon, both during the day when the site offers 360-degree mountain views and at night when guests can unwind beneath the starry sky.

The four redwood tubs range in temperature from 103 degrees and 108 degrees. The private hot spring tubs set on a tranquil courtyard are open to overnight lodge guests.

45 3rd Ave, Ouray, CO 81427, Phone: 970-325-4981

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Waunita Hot Springs Ranch, Gunnison

Waunita Hot Springs Ranch, Gunnison

The Waunita Hot Springs Ranch in Gunnison, Colorado is surrounded by the Gunnison National Forest and provides an ideal and remote getaway for the entire family, offering swimming in a pool fed by hot springs, fishing, horseback riding, hayrides, and more.

The private swimming pool at the family-friendly ranch is one of the largest in the state and is fed entirely by natural hot springs, meaning that guests can take a relaxing swim in water ranging from 95 to 102 degrees depending on the time of year.

There is also an adjacent hot tub with temperatures of 100 to 104 degrees.

8007 Co Rd 887, Gunnison, CO 81230, Phone: 970-641-1266

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Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, Moffat, Colorado

Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, Moffat, Colorado

The springs at the Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa are a gem of the San Luis Valley, pulling artesian 140-degree mineral waters from underneath the Colorado Sangre de Cristo mountains.

The gravity-fed pools are cooled to a relaxing and comfortable temperature between 98 and 110 degrees. Guests can relax and rejuvenate in the dry sauna or one of the three mineral water soaking pools.

Along with the hot springs, Joy Journeys also offers lodging, fitness and health classes, and spa services.

In addition to hotel rooms and RV spaces, lodging options also include tent sites, tipis, and yurts.

28640 County Rd 58EE, Moffat, CO 81143, Phone: 719-256-4328

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Aqua Hot Spring & Cabin, Buena Vista, Colorado

Aqua Hot Spring & Cabin, Buena Vista, Colorado

Aqua Hot Spring and Cabin near Buena Vista, Colorado offers a cozy, private hot spring experience next to Chalk Creek.

The three-bedroom vacation rental offers a memorable experience, especially as the sun sets and the starry night sky comes out, when there’s a majestic, remote feeling to the place.

In addition to having a relaxing, soothing soak in the private hot spring tub, guests staying at the Aqua Hot Spring Cabin can practice yoga or meditation in the private yoga studio, find a movie or book in the Wellness Library, explore the Labyrinth Path, or spend some time in the Zen Garden.

15654 Co Rd 289A, Nathrop, CO 81236, Phone: 719-530-1180

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Antero Hot Springs Cabins, Nathrop, Colorado

Antero Hot Springs Cabins, Nathrop, Colorado

The Antero Hot Springs Cabins, set in the heart of Colorado’s fourteeners region within the San Isabel National Forest, offer a remote and almost exotic hot spring experience near the small town of Nathrop.

Situated along Chalk Creek, guests will find three different accommodations to choose from: the Chalk Cliffs Chalet, the Cottonwood Cabin, and the Hortense Cabin.

Each one has its own private, hand-shaped hot spring pool right outside the cabin door.

These large pools are low in sulfur, but rich in minerals and fed by the area’s hot spring. Other activities nearby include hiking, skiing, biking, and fishing.

16120 Co Rd 162, Nathrop, CO 81236

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Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa, Buena Vista, Colorado

Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa, Buena Vista, Colorado

The Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn and Spa offers several hot spring pools ranging in temperature from 94 degrees to 110 degrees, as well as spa services and lodging accommodations in the lodge set in the Collegiate Peaks mountains, tent sites, or one of the cabins along the Cottonwood Creek.

Situated on the banks of the creek, the Cottonwood hot springs were used by the Ute Indians for centuries as a place for spiritual gatherings.

The spa includes services like salt scrubs, body wraps, reiki, and several different massage therapies that are designed to balance spirit, mind, and body. Things to Do in Buena Vista

18999 Co Rd 306, Buena Vista, CO 81211, Phone: 719-395-6434


Twin Peaks Lodge & Hot Springs, Ouray

Twin Peaks Lodge & Hot Springs, Ouray

The Twin Peaks Lodge and Hot Springs includes three hot spring pools in Ouray, Colorado that are tucked away in the scenic San Juan mountains. These pools are the town’s only 24-hour hot springs and the mineral-rich waters contain no added chemicals.

The pools are open to both day-use guests and overnight guests at the Twin Peaks Lodge. Outdoors is a spacious hot springs-fed swimming pool with views of the mountains and a small soaking tub, while guests can find an adults-only soaking area indoors.

Other amenities include a complimentary breakfast, air-conditioned rooms, Jeep rentals, and a tiki bar. More romantic weekend getaways from Boulder

125 3rd Ave, Ouray, CO 81427, Phone: 970-519-2084


Desert Reef Hot Spring, Florence

Desert Reef Hot Spring, Florence

The Desert Reef Hot Spring is a small gem of Colorado located around a thirty-minute drive from the scenic Royal Gorge in Florence.

The location makes guests feel like they’re in the middle of nowhere, a place where they can take in the scenic and secluded Rocky Mountain foothills in peace and enjoy the amazing views.

The hot spring pool at Desert Reef features a calcified waterfall and is considered by many to be one of the most comfortable and beautiful hot spring pools in the state. There is also a spacious deck for relaxing in the sun.

1194 Co Rd 110, Florence, CO 81226, Phone: 719-784-6134

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Great Sand Dunes Swimming Pool, Hooper, Colorado

Great Sand Dunes Swimming Pool, Hooper, Colorado

The Great Sand Dunes Swimming Pool is an outdoor, year-round facility in Hooper, Colorado with a therapy and family pool.

An adults-only indoor greenhouse is also located on the property featuring tropical plants, an on-site bar, a sauna, and four pools.

In addition to the large family pool, which is kept at a temperature of 98 degrees Fahrenheit, this family oasis includes a gift shop, two restaurants, cabin rentals, picnic areas, decks, a small relaxation pool, tent and RV campsites, and a 25-person hot tub as well.

Guests can also enjoy scenic views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

1991 Co Rd 63, Hooper, CO 81136, Phone: 719-378-2807

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