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stop on float trip

Wonderful hot springs. Great break on the ride down the river. Very enjoyable. The scenery was... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
53Cosmogirl
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Ketchum, Idaho
Hot Spring Shower massage

This place is amazing. Most hot springs are just pools . This place has the natural rock cliffs... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
CarpeDiemsiempre
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

These hot springs are right on the river, right by the highway. There is a parking lot, which you are supposed to pay to use, but the instructions are unclear. The only "facilities" are a porta-potty. The place is popular, and fills up early. Crowd...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Wonderful hot springs. Great break on the ride down the river. Very enjoyable. The scenery was incredible!

Thank 53Cosmogirl
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This place is amazing. Most hot springs are just pools . This place has the natural rock cliffs where the Hot springs spill over creating an amazing hot hot shower. You have to try this!!!

Thank CarpeDiemsiempre
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is a great little place to kick back and swim or sit in the hot springs. Some of the pools were too hot for me, but jumping off the rocks was awesome!

1  Thank skwozniak
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place for a soak. Depth and heat of pools is great. Pools warmth runs out to the river, where you can wade in the cool waters when you need a break. The depth of the river allows you to jump in from a few...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 17 July 2018

You have to go to the hot springs it is beautiful never seen anything like it. You can just sit forever and just relax!

Thank _jsmith2500
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is an interesting site geologically, and sees like a lot of fun for families! Kids can swim in an eddy of the river while adults soak in the perfectly hot pools. It was a bit crowded when we visited, but there are so many...More

1  Thank melankay
Reviewed 3 July 2018

These hot springs are really nice as they are connected to the river and there is a nice picnic/camping area. The only downside is the pools are not very big and it can get pretty crowded sometimes.

Thank Ashley P
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Amazing to sit in a shallow pool of warm mineral water and have a just-about-too-hot-but-actually-perfect temperature shower of water from the ledge above. Sit there and watch the river, and stop thinking for a while. Wonderful.

Thank professor-type
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting. One large tub in the campground, 4-5 smaller soaking areas down a walkway, by the river. The nicest tub holds about 5, but is only chest deep. One small pool, first you come to, has hot water shower cascading onto you as you...More

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not-blue-hat-lady
27 January 2018|
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Response from Mike M | Reviewed this property |
Moderate difficulty. August flow ok. Heat about the same year round but might feel hotter in August.
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Elyse H
11 December 2017|
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Response from Mike M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Still accessible. There is a campground there that is open depending upon snow conditions. It is a short walk from the end of the camp to the hot springs.
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