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Orvis Hot Springs

1585 County Road 3, Ridgway, CO 81432
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Ranked #1 of 11 attractions in Ridgway
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Spas
Most recent review
- Jul 28, 2014
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Denver, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We camped here for one night and unfortunately it was over 90 degrees because there is absolutely no shade. It is parking lot camping so keep this in mind. Also it is right off the main road so you don't get that wilderness feel that you get with, say Strawberry hot springs. The staff and other campers were extremely friendly.... More

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Westminster, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We started going 6 years ago on the suggestion of a acquaintance and have been going 2 to 3 times a year since. It is very relaxing and quiet. We always stay in there facility. There rooms are very comfortable. There are no TV's or radios. You may bring your own radio but cannot have it on after 10p. All... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This was really relaxing. It's a spa-like experience. The pool is very natural looking, with rocks around the edges for sitting and resting your tea :) (complimentary tea). We did the quick dip and I feel like that's all we needed. They did have a very nice lounging lawn and also a super hot tub and sauna as well as... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The only other time I'd been to a hot spring was in South Dakota...and it just felt like I was swimming in an indoor pool that was filled with lukewarm bathwater. Orvis Hot Springs was a completely new experience to me and I loved it. We went at dusk after a day spent on a jeep tour. It was such... More

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Boulder, CO
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

People who visit hot springs in Colorado know that they can be overdeveloped (like Glenwood), or sort of tired and seedy (like Idaho Springs). This is one of the few places that has a great combination of hot water, and beautiful landscaping that makes it very inviting. The paths are paved with stones, the pools (all clothing optional) are nicely... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My wife and I went to the hot springs last week. I had never done this before. I have severe anxiety but not while in the wonderful lithium springs. As a matter of fact I still feel better. Clothing optional was NO Big Deal. I'd never done that either, but after 5 mins it felt completely normal. Wonderful place. Can't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is a clothing optional hot springs. Provide lockers for free...you can not take any electronics into the resort, this means no cameras phones or tablets.... Bring a book or magazine. Massages are provided and people you meet are great. Will go back again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Orvis is, in our opinion, the BEST hot springs in Colorado. We have been there about 6 times on both weekdays and weekends (including 4th of July), and it has never been crowded. It is mainly a local spot, where ranchers and other local residents come to relax and soak. Ridgway is a true gem of Colorado, but the distance... More

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This was our 5th summer visit to Orvis Hot Springs, and we stay one week each visit. The lodge has 6 rooms, all very cozy and comfortable.Massages are great, and soaking in the hot spring is very relaxing. We always meet nice and interested people from all walks of life, and we have already made our reservation for next summer... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This place is so relaxing and wonderful! There are several soaking pools that are different temperatures. The staff was professional and very nice. I would recommend this place whole heartedly if you wand to just relax and chill out. A must go.

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