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Piedra River Hot Springs

Address: Pagosa Springs, CO
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Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
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Owner description: Mineral hot springs located near Pagosa Springs.
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Avoca Beach, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

It was really relaxing and peaceful (it wasn't peak season though). It was reasonably priced and I would recommend this one. The pools were clean and there was a large choice of temperatures but if you got too hot then you could go jump into the San Juan River which is literally right next door!! We spent all afternoon here.

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

These hot springs are the natural ones on the Piedra river in the National forest They are not the commercial operation in downtown Pagosa Springs on the San Juan river that is shown in the picture. If is a about a 3 mile roundtrip hike from a forest service road several miles from highway 160. Stop in to the Pagosa... More

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College Station, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

It was really expensive, $24.50 per person. Most of them were real dirty, like fungi settled at the bottom and when you walked around in it, the stuff would rise to the top (hair and all). I recommend going, but only once because of the price. When you get too hot, you can jump right into the San Juan River.

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Littleton, Colorado, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The pools are a bit pricey but you can access every pool for an extra $5. The pools are so varied in temperature it is easy to spend at lot of time in the hot springs without feeling sick or unhealthy. Would certainly come back agian

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We were told you must go to the hot springs when you're in Pagosa Springs. We hadn't read any reviews prior to going but we had reviewed the brochures we found in town which made it look lovely. When we arrived in the parking lot everything looked run-down. The staff that welcomed us were friendly. The setting is beautiful, right... More

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Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Watched the fireworks from here while sitting in the Springs. Very nice for all members of the family.

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Loveland, Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Only reason I gave this a low star is simply because of the cost of going here. Adults $25 and kids $14. Ok if you are going to stay more than a few hours, but if you just want to soak for an hour it's a little pricey. I think they need to have an evening special where if you... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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87 reviews 87 reviews
24 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We always love the soaks here. It is well run, clean, and the staff is great at explaining everything. Only complaint were the other guests that couldn't read English signs that said "Quiet".

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Austin, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Boiling sulfer water flows freely from a number of hot springs downtown and the smell of sulfer permiates the air. May annoy you at first but it starts to smell good, sort of wild and natural, once you get used to get.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

The hot springs are actually located on the San Juan River in downtown Pagosa Springs. A great place to go after a hike or a day of skiing. Many different pools with a widw temerature range so there is truly something for everyone. If you dare you can even take a brief plunge in the river. Very relaxing and I... More

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