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Rainbow Hot Springs

Pagosa Springs, CO
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Description: Hikers can look forward to a good soak at these popular hot springs, which are set in rock beside the West Fork of the San Juan River.
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Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

First time in Hot Springs and we really enjoyed it. Loved the natural set up. Sulfur smell took a little getting used to.

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Tampa, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Rainbow Hot Springs is not a commercial facility. They are located in the San Juan river along in the Weminuche Wilderness Area. These springs are located about 5 miles from West Fork trailhead. The hike is gorgeous but can be a bit demanding for a flatlander. It is mostly above 8000 ft so acclimation can be an issue. Be prepared... More

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2011

This hike is 4 miles long and mostly uphill at elevations above 8000 feet. Wear appropriate clothing, and bring plenty of water. If you are willing to invest the effort you will be rewarded with one of the gems of the San Juan Mountains. If you go on a weekday or very early you can have these springs all to... More

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