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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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Lovely setting

The road leading back to the spring is posted as narrow and winding. It's also dirt and has some lovely views of the river. The hot springs are charming and somewhat rustic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Wife and I loved the hot springs. The yurt office and changing rooms give it a proper mountain allure. Great place and plan to stay long, for it is blissful.

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Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The road leading back to the spring is posted as narrow and winding. It's also dirt and has some lovely views of the river. The hot springs are charming and somewhat rustic (port-a-potties). Some of the pools are done in flagstone, some are more like a traditional pool and one even has a white sand bottom. There are a goodly... More 

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Idaho, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I always like to bring family here when they are visiting the area. Several pools give you options for hear level, and there's lots of space for kids to play. Changing rooms are small, so be prepared for that, but otherwise fun and relaxing.

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Boise, Idaho
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Great outdoor setting and choice of pools to sit in. The small very hot one is a about 110 degrees. The large pool is 104 degrees and lots of room to sit. Be prepared for families and kids and not necessarily a quiet soak. But the water is EXCELLENT and very soothing. Couldn't believe how soft our skin felt even... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Have always enjoyed soaking at Gold Fork. 6 different pools with different temps. The largest pool is of course my favorite. Seeing the water trickle down the rocks. Kids have always like the sandy pool.

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San Diego
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This place is great, ignore the negative reviews and experience it for yourself. I've visited a lot of private hot springs in Idaho and this place takes the cake. For $8 an adult you wont find a nicer hot springs- the setting is tranquil, the employees are very nice. We were there on Valentines and it was busy but still... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Pros and cons. It is apparent that many of these good reviews are 'planted' which is a common problem with trip advisor anyway. Pros. Rustic, nice temperature for the pools. That's about it..... Cons. Alcohol everywhere, the worker there denied it until we showed the overflowed trash cans and the beer cans surrounding the pool. Foul language everywhere. Pools were... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Went up last month, was a bit foggy, the tiki torches were glowing through the fog and the pools were very well maintained. Even though this is an established hot springs, it is blended very beautifully into the background.

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Lolo, Montana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is not your fancy 5 star resort/spa! That is why people love it, it has a rustic charm and atmosphere. It has grown in popularity over the years, If you want quiet and peaceful, don't visit on the weekend or holidays. It's a great large pool, is clean and has the perfect temperature for me. It gets really hot... More 

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Bend, oregon, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

GORGEOUS! Thus, you should definitely go. But, come dressed in your bathing suit, complete with a warm robe, towel and coats/boots in the winter months. There is a teeny tiny changing room in the yurt, but, it was almost impossible to get into on a busy winter weekend. The pools are beautiful, clean, and vary in temperature to make sure... More 

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