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Idaho's World Famous Hot Pools

Closed Now: 09:00 - 22:00
Open today: 09:00 - 22:00
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A must visit

A must visit if in the area. Pools offer various temps. Not a good place to bring small children... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Bill B
Loved it

I love the hot Springs pools. There are 4 large pools that have a variety of temperatures for your... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Bill H
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Year round world class hot pools! Relax in the odor free, natural hot mineral water that bubbles directly into the bottom of the soaking pools at 112 cooling to 102 degrees F. Summer Olympic swimming complex, waterpark and indoor aquatic center...more
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430 East Main Street, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
+1 800-423-8597
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

A must visit if in the area. Pools offer various temps. Not a good place to bring small children or obese adults.

2  Thank Bill B
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I love the hot Springs pools. There are 4 large pools that have a variety of temperatures for your bathing enjoyment.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I've been coming to lava hot springs since I was a kid. It's always nice and relaxing and the price is excellent. Just $6 a person. The heated sidewalk is super nice in the winter. Just go, soak for 30 mins to an hour and...More

3  Thank MCortes512
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped off for a lunch break and soak. Beautiful,clean area with nice picnic tables for lunch and plenty of space. Hardly anyone else there, so we had the entire 112deg pool to ourselves.

Thank richard255057
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We frequent the hot pools in the winter months. Warms us all the way through with a variety of pools and temperatures to soak in.

Thank Christy C
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Clean surroundings, fun to try out the different pools. A couple of them are way to hot to get in, but still fun to try out.

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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

These pools are very nice. The restrooms & changing facilities are clean and it's nice to have the option of varied temperature pools

Thank LM0073
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Just stopped for the afternoon on our journey! Nice quaint town! People were awesome! I walked around and talked, while my Gypsy girls tried out the hot springs!

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 1 September 2018

My daughters and I went back home during the memorial weekend. We got to visit with family, saw everyone here and there. I've noticed a lot has changed in the past ten years. I wouldn't mind moving back someday. I finally got to visit some...More

3  Thank BeeJ100
LavaHotSprings, Administrative Assistant at Idaho's World Famous Hot Pools, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you for your review. Just to clarify, we do check all bags and coolers for alcohol not just tribal members. This has been a rule we have had to implement due to the influx of customers trying to sneak in the alcohol or try...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018

We have traveled to Lava Hot Springs(4 hrs) at least 7 times in the past couple years. Its worth it! $6 for entire day-several pools that are at different temps with the hottest 112 degrees. The water & area are clean..drink plenty of water. It...More

1  Thank RSuda
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17 May 2018|
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Response from LavaHotSprings | Property representative |
Hi tcrownden, Thank you for your question. There are so many things to do in and around the town of Lava Hot Springs. The attractions in Lava are: World Famous Hot Springs, Olympic Swimming Complex and Indoor Aquatic... More
8 April 2017|
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Response from Halfpint93 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hot Pools hours are 9am to 10pm and till 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays. You do not need make reservations for the Hot Pools but room reservations with the lodgers in town are recommended.
5 March 2017|
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Response from geo_chic | Reviewed this property |
My preferred hotel is the Home Hotel which is nearly next door. Great rooms, great staff and within walking distance of nearly everything you'd want access to at this time of year. Granted it is at the opposite end of town... More