For centuries, Coloradans have been turning to the healing and rejuvenation powers of the natural mineral hot springs around them. Located all over our great state we have searched high and low to find the most unique Colorado hot springs that you need to discover.

1. The World’s Deepest Geothermal Spring at The Springs Resort & Spa

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Photo courtesy of pagosahotsprings.com

Home to 23 unique soaking pools the Springs Resort & Spa in Pagosa, Colorado won the Guinness World Record Title for the World’s Deepest Geothermal Hot Spring in 2011. The Mother spring reaches depths of over 1,000 feet and no one truly knows how deep this magical hot spring really is; every time the spring has been measured the line has run out before they can reach the bottom. Sink into these 150-year-old springs and relax with stunning views of the San Juan River. Go to the Springs Resort & Spa at dusk or nighttime when it is at its most beautiful. The low light of the lanterns reflect off the pools, steam and the nearby river creating a mystical experience.

The Springs Resort & Spa curates unique events and experiences for their guests year round. Join Pagosa Spring Resort on April 16 for the 2nd annual Pagosa Pints and Pools Craft Beer Festival. Enjoy music, beer and food from across the southwest region. Tickets to the festival include a souvenir glass, beer tasting and admission to soak in the goodness at The Springs Resort. Stay at The Spring Resort & Spa and receive complimentary admission to the festival when booked with promo code PINTS16.

The Springs Resort & Spa
165 Hot Springs Blvd.
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
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2. Exclusive Romance at Dunton Hot Springs

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Photo courtesy of Duntonhotsprings.com

As the only resort in Colorado to win the coveted 2016 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List Award, this romantic mining town is cell phone free and strikingly gorgeous. Situated in a high alpine valley in the San Juan Mountains, just outside of Telluride the Dunton Hot Springs offers its guests a romantic and luxurious getaway from the modern world. Founded in 1885, this ghost town was all but abandoned until the current owners restored and transformed the entire town of Dunton into an elegant retreat. Centered on the healing powers of the springs that flow throughout the town and home to Colorado’s only geyser which bubbles up every 45 minutes, Dunton Hot Springs is a tranquil dream.

Upon arrival, you can see and feel how luxury melts into the old west at Dunton. Everything from food and drinks to adventure and relaxation is on sight and inclusive. Dunton offers a variety of packages for you to experience, from day to overnight packages. You can even rent the whole town and be a king for a day.

Dunton Hot Springs
52068 Road 38
Dolores, CO 81323
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3. Secluded Retreat Avalanche Ranch

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Photo courtesy of avalancheranch.com

Located 12 miles outside of Carbondale in Redstone, Colorado the Avalanche Ranch has three secluded pools that are designed around the landscape of the valley. Situated strategically, each pool cascades into the next and the lower pools are just out of sight of the one another creating a private and peaceful atmosphere. Views of Avalanche Valley and Mt. Sopris can be enjoyed year round. Don’t miss the three-foot waterfall that feeds into the largest of the pools creating a misty veil over a rock grotto.

Stay on the property for additional access to the pools during the evening hours and early morning. Drinking your morning cup of joe while lounging in a thermal hot spring give a new meaning to a Sunday fun-day.

Avalanche Ranch Cabin & Hot Springs
12863 ST. Hwy 133
Redstone, CO 81623
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4. Family Escape at Iron Mountain Hot Springs

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Photo courtesy of ironmountainhotsprings.com

Magnetic views of the Colorado River will pull you in while you indulge in the healing minerals of the Iron Mountain Hot Springs. Here there is a pool for everyone, including a large fresh water family pool, so you can cool down and take your time deciding which of the 16 iron-rich thermal pools you are going to try next. Each of the 16 mineral hot springs pools range in temperature from 99-108 degrees Fahrenheit giving you the ability to create your own personal progressive soaking experiment.

Ensuring that everyone has access to the therapeutic powers of the hot springs is a priority at Iron Mountains. The family pool has a gently curving ramp for any patron who wishes to avoid stairs—as well as two of the mineral pools have transfer walls and grab bars for assistance.

Iron Mountain Hot Springs
281 Centennial St
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
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5. Going O’Natural at Orvis Hot Springs

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Photo courtesy of orvishotsprings.com

Dig your toes into the gravel bottom of The Pond at the Orvis Hot Springs and you feel like you can stay for hours on end. Sweeping views of Mt Sneffles span out in front of you and you realize you’re in heaven. The Orvis Hot Springs are quaint and scenic, and clothing is always optional. Dip into any of their seven pools, including the Lobster Pot, which reaches temperatures of 114 degrees Fahrenheit.

Orvis Hot springs also offers tent and vehicle camping on site for the first 24 guests per day. Guests that stay on site get 24-hour access to the springs so you can relax under the stars and watch the sun rise over the peaks will taking a dip. Treat yourself to a massage in one of their rustic yurts.

Orvis Hot Springs
Ridgway, Colorado
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5 Responses

  1. Carolyn

    You didn’t mention Orvis Hot Springs is clothing optional. Not everyone goes natural, but you should know before you go!

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  2. Carolyn

    MY MISTAKE! oops you did put the clothing optional. I am sorry I must be brain sleepint.

    Reply

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