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Idaho's World Famous Hot Pools

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Address: 430 East Main Street, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
Phone Number: 800-423-8597
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Description: Year round world class hot pools, Olympic swimming complex, waterpark and...
Year round world class hot pools, Olympic swimming complex, waterpark and indoor aquatic center provide excitement for the entire family. Relax in the odor free, natural hot mineral water that bubbles directly into the bottom of the soaking pools at 112 cooling to 102 degrees F. You can scream down the waterslides at the summer fun Olympic Swimming Complex or dive from the 10 meter diving platforms. Camping, lodging, food and fun are located next door in the town of Lava Hot Springs.
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Hot Springs Fun

The hot pools are so fun! We love going, especially in the winter. There are 3 pools with different levels of heat. The coolest one feels like a hot bath and I can't even walk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Leilani F
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

The hot pools are so fun! We love going, especially in the winter. There are 3 pools with different levels of heat. The coolest one feels like a hot bath and I can't even walk through the hottest one :) The scenery is beautiful, small arena seating in the pools. It reminds me of a spa. Love the vibe of... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Such well kept grounds! Staff friendly, and the price of admitting is fair for anyone wanting a quick soak or a day of soaking!

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Boise, Idaho
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

A great relaxing time spent in a hot pool. Dressing rooms available with lockers and locks. Time well spent. No food allowed in pools.

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Pleasant Grove utah
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great to sit in. Three levels of heat. very nice complex. Only go to the state park complex, don't go to the dirty private one.

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salt lake
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

As it has been in the past. Clean, plenty of room, good service. The only issue was that particular night there was a rowdy group of 20 somethings acting like drunk tweens. Security tried but we really had no faith in him and finally left. All and all though rather good.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This place is great. Lots of pools of various temperatures. Family friendly. Clean and hygienic. Nice changing room accommodations.

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Hayden Lake, Idaho
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Like a community hot tub. Variety of depths and temperatures. Just grab a towel and a bottle of water. You WILL get thirsty! Interesting place, worth a try.

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North Salt Lake, Utah
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Big pool is quite hot, very relaxing. The water does not have high sulfer content so it doesn't smell. Several smaller pools are cooler and one is hot, hot, hot. It was crowded but didn't feel too congested. The changing room is ok, nothing special. Fun to soak, relax, talk with friends, people watch.

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Utah
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Loved the pools, wish there were more restaurants and gift shops. We lived the museum and trading list. Wagon Wheel had excellent homemade pies, too.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We were in town with some friends on a retreat weekend. The hot springs pool was a part of this retreat. I had a wonderful massage on my second day there. The facilities at the pool were adequate...showers could use an upgrading. Overall a very pleasant experience.

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