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Gold Fork Hot Springs

1026 Gold Fork Road, Donnelly, ID 83615
866-453-3675 or 208-890-8730
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Donnelly
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers
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English first
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Even on a busy Labor Day weekend this place is awesome. People are generally accommodating on space and don't crowd each other. This place is big enough. Relaxing in the warm pool or in a lounge chair by the sandy pool, there are never any complaints. We went with two adults and 2 kids, cost 28 bucks (kinda pricey I... More

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Boise, Idaho
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We went here on a weekend after snowmobiling.. The road in can be icy in the winter time. And you do have to hike up to the pools from the parking lot. The road walking up was extremely icy and I almost fell but a family member caught me. There are several pools with different temperatures.. Bring cash they do... More

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Kathy and I drove out for a soak,good road, nice views. We were waiting at the gate when the hot springs opened,so I took some pictures without people in them. We were mid week on Wednesday and it wasn't long before there were lots of family's with kids. The series of pools are progressively cooler as they flow out of... More

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Boise, Idaho
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This place has been around forever, but has been remade into a wonderful get a way. The forest setting, off a well maintained road, & off the grid. Lots of solar use, nice porta-potties, and a changing area yurt. Multiple pools - clean & NOT chlorine laced. HOT to medium choices & great area for kids as well. Your own... More

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Sun City West, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This is a beautiful seeting for enjoying the cool, warm, and hot pools. We used them all, we spent 2 hours there. My recommendation would be to get there right when they open, because they fill up fast. by the time we were leaving there was quite a few people coming in. You can bring your own food, and drink... More

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Great place for a romantic evening when the torches are lit and the stars are many. Does not get much better. Sand under your toes and hot water to float your cares away.

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Columbus, Ohio, USA
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207 reviews 207 reviews
46 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Very nice pools, clean water, multiple temperature pools, surprising landscaping for such an out of the way attraction. A pool for everyone of all ages. A rough road to get there, but don't get discouraged - the drive is worth it. Our group of people ages 8 to 59 all enjoyed the experience. Reasonably priced $8 adults, $5 kids. Changing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

The best hot springs I've ever been to! Totally worth the $8. The pools are large and vary in temperature. The deck area, tables and chairs are great for relaxing by the hot pool and having a snack. Loved that we could bring in our own drinks and snacks. The only off putting thing was having to use a almost... More

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Anacortes, WA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

A beautiful day in the McCall area and we headed out to the hot springs shortly after the noon time opening. A nice friendly person tells you all that you need to know, and a nice dressing room to change in, store your belongs, borrow a hat to keep the sun off your face and you are ready to enjoy... More

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McCall, Idaho
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87 reviews 87 reviews
29 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

we have been visiting here, since forever, before it was commercialized even....and for us it really isn't worth the $8 to visit on a regular basis. the service can be awful or wonderful if you happen to have rebecca. the yurt is always wet, smelly, and rather disgusting. theft is a common problem. the pool is very nice despite everything... More

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