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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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My 12-year old daughter and her friend was a dollar short but the lady let them in anyway. My daughter promised to bring back the dollar later and she did. Very clean and great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Robertson
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

My 12-year old daughter and her friend was a dollar short but the lady let them in anyway. My daughter promised to bring back the dollar later and she did. Very clean and great atmosphere!

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West Springfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

$12 for some time in a hot spring??? Definitely worth it! - clean showers and clean place to change - even had some green grass and chairs to put your stuff on! - vending machines to get cool drinks! - nice shaded areas to sit in the hot pools!

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arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

There are 4 pools that range in temperature from 103 to 112. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and the locker rooms are clean and tidy and well lit. We most appreciated being able to drive into the complex to park in the handicap parking. A fun and relaxing time.

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Norwood, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We were driving from Salt Lake to West Yellostone and randomly saw signs of this on the Highway. My wife looked it up online and said lets stop. I am glad we did, it wasn't far off the highway, had free parking and was only $6 to get in... for the day. What a deal you could leave and come... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

During our stay in Pocatello, someone suggested the Lava Hot Springs. It was totally worth the 30 minute drive to experience the natural hot springs. You can read some of the history when you arrive. From the early beginnings of hot mud, they have come a long way to the beautifully kept hot pools of various temps now. To top... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Here a couple times a year with the family. We stay nearby in our RV at the KOA and walk to the pools. They offer a day pass which means the kids can come and go as they please. Definitely a favorite of ours.

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Park City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

So simple and easy to enjoy. Nothing is overly done. Loved the sunken garden walk we did at sunset then a relaxing soak in the Springs helped us sleep so well before headed home the next day.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The hot pools were wonderful. There are pools ranging from hot to hotter to hottest. The pools are all well maintained. The changing rooms were clean. We went at night which was great and it wasn't really crowded.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I'm a hot spring enthusiast and I can say that Lava Hot Springs is one of my favorite hot springs of all time. Clean, diverse, and well-laid out, this place has various different hot pools varying in temperature and style. The hottest pool is often the least crowded and most quiet, offering relaxation in relative privacy. Whenever I visit southeast... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Love these pools - easy to find, easy to use, and pretty affordable for what you get. Had enough variation for our group to enjoy. I personally loved the really hot pool and it was pretty empty! Great stop on the road trip.

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