Natural Hot Springs in the United States

by Katie Skrzek

Feb 2, 2019

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Natural hot springs offer numerous health benefits. There are plenty of spots throughout the United States with natural springs. Check out these places to indulge in the geothermal waters.


Bagby Hot Springs 

Located about 60 miles outside of Portland, Oregon, in Mount Hood National Forest, Bagby Hot Springs are open all year. There is a $5 fee per person to use the natural water.


Boiling River 

Boiling River is the only hot springs visitors can access at Yellowstone National Park. The hot springs occur where hot water meets the cold Gardner River, creating a safe temperature for taking a dip.


Chena Hot Springs 

These hot springs in Alaska are located on a private resort. However, you don’t need to be an overnight guest to use the facilities. Day passes are available. The springs offer the added bonus of the potential to see the Northern Lights.


Dunton Hot Springs 

Experience hot springs at a restored ghost town in Colorado. This is a perfect destination for anyone looking for a luxurious visit. Stay in 5-star lodging or opt for glamping accommodations.


Hot Springs National Park 

Arkansas’ hot spring is affectionately known as “The American Spa.” Open year-round, waters reach temperatures of 143 degrees.

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