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Gold Fork Hot Springs

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Address: 1026 Gold Fork Road, Donnelly, ID 83615
Phone Number: 866-453-3675 or 208-890-8730
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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An awesome out of the way hot spring.

Gold Fork Hot Springs. Yahoo! This one was fun getting to as it involves driving off road (albeit not rugged off road). Driving northbound on ID-55 you should see a small blue... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Boise, Idaho

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Boise, Idaho
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gold Fork Hot Springs. Yahoo! This one was fun getting to as it involves driving off road (albeit not rugged off road). Driving northbound on ID-55 you should see a small blue sign telling you to make a right turn on to Davis Creek Lane to go to Gold Fork Hot Springs. Once you get to Gold Fork Road make... More 

Thank HeyLookeeHere
Littleton, Colorado
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12 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reasonably priced hot springs in central Idaho. Springs were located in a remote area but easy enough to get to. There were lots of small children there but they remained in the children's area. Changing area inside the yurt was a bit cramped but served the purpose. As an avid hot spring traveller, I did enjoy Gold Fork. Varied levels... More 

Thank Lisa C
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gold Fork Hot Springs has a number of mineral pools. The 108 degree pool is small, but also so hot that you can't stay in it very long. The larger pool is 103 degrees. Both of these pools have paved bottoms. The next pool down is about 90 degrees and has an unpaved bottom. It is very shallow so you... More 

Thank Veronica459
Park City, Utah
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very scenic hot springs with several different pools of varying temps. Pools are 'developed' with shored up walls, steps and walkways but it is attractive, well maintained and clean. Ok to BYOB (no glass). TIPS: - bring your own towel (seems odd as they rent suits (?!) but not towels). - check the website for hours/days of operation before you... More 

Thank Michelle M
McCall, Idaho
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gold Fork offers a variety of pools with different temperatures. It is managed well and cleaned weekly. You are allowed to bring food and canned beverages, but no glass and you can not eat in the pool. They have patio furniture set up to enjoy snacks. I recommend bringing plenty of water and snacks as it takes about 20 minutes... More 

Thank mel12866
Pasadena, Maryland
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

My first trip to Idaho visiting a friend who lives in Donnelly and took me to Gold Fork Hot Springs later in the day here in mid-October 2015. It's quite a long, scenic gravel/dirt road and worth it! A black angus cow greeted us when we pulled up into the parking lot. lol. Bring your own towels and change of... More 

Thank southpaw1927
Boise, Idaho
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138 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We have been here on a couple of occasions. .the lady running the pool was definitely a little strange. We got there early trying to beat the crowds..good thing..it got a little crazy.. It was a drunk feast..it is posted no food or drink in the pool..more than half the pool had open containers, and there seemed to be a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Shortly after arriving at Gold Fork Hot Springs one drizzly afternoon, I was greeted by a HUGE owl which immediately swooshed off into the woods. WOW; what an amazing sight!! This must have been a good omen, for boy was I in for a treat! Even though the place was packed with people of all ages and socio-economic classes, I... More 

2 Thank Dave O
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80 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This is one of my favorite hot springs in Idaho but over the past couple of years the pools have become more crowded. We will make every effort to go on a non peak day or during the "off" season. Price is 8 dollars for adults, 6 for kids. Don't forget towels because rentals are 3 dollars a piece-yikes! Staff... More 

Thank Fabvagtrp
White Bird, Idaho
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53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

A beautiful experience in a well maintained facility. Sand floors on some tubs (tubs are very large) with progressively hot water as one moves from the bottom to the top tubs. Weekends are awful. Young drunken idiots take over an otherwise very quiet and family friendly place.

Thank AL B

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