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Giggling Springs Hot Springs

Address: 040 Abousleman Loop, PO Box 60, Jemez Springs, NM 87025
Phone Number: +1 575-829-9175
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers, Nature & Parks
Owner description: The Giggling Springs Hot Springs is located at the site of the earliest Bath House in the Jemez...
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Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers, Nature & Parks
Hours:
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: The Giggling Springs Hot Springs is located at the site of the earliest Bath House in the Jemez Springs area, and before that, the mineral water was used by the Native Americans of the area. Our water comes from deep beneath the Valles Caldera (ancient volcano) up the mountain. It is ancient sea water abundant with a relaxing and therapeutic blend of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, silica, sodium and more. The source is 139 degrees F, but the pool is kept at a comfortable 102-104 degrees. The water is natural, and no chlorine or chemicals are added. We use ultraviolet light, ionizers and an oxygen inversions system to disinfect the water, and it is a flow-through pool, so the water changes out regularly. Swim suits are required, children 14 and over are welcome, and, for the comfort of our guests, the number of people allowed in at one time is limited--so reservations are recommended.
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Yorkville, New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We visisted Giggling Springs following a visit to Bandelier Natioanl Monument. It is a cute little hot pool in a historic old town. The owner was very friendly and the dip in the pool was very relaxing. There is a stream right next to the hot spring pool and the sounds and atmosphere are enjoyable. Jemez is a quirkly little... More 

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St. Petersburg, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We soaked in this outdoor hot mineral springs pool while it was snowing. It was incredibly beautiful. We were the only two people in the pool. The hostess was fantastic. She stayed open just for us. We were able to adjust the hot springs in-flow to have the pool at whatever temperature we wanted. The scenery was fantastic. We could... More 

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Telluride, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A lovely spot. Very clean water. Helpful staff. Like limits on number of soakers and nice spot by river. Recommend 2 hour soak.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My husband and I visited this place and we loved it! The trip there, up the Jemez Trail, was an unexpected, amazing treat! By the time we reached the place it was storming! We visited the shop and talked to the guy working there. The shop was full of cool things for sale, and the guy was really great! He... More 

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NewMexicoTandT, Owner at Giggling Springs Hot Springs, responded to this review

Dear Crystalyn, Thank you for taking the time to write a nice review. Summer storms can be tricky, but most pass within a half hour and is one of my favorite times to soak. Regarding the water temperature, there is a sign at the pool that guests can turn to ask to make the water hotter. We are sorry if... More 

Quincy, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My friend and I stopped here on our way from the Albuquerque airport to our hotel just north of Santa Fe. It was great little side trip! The pool was lovely and in a very peaceful setting. The owner/manager was very friendly and helpful. At one point, we turned the sign to turn up the heat, and the waterfall started... More 

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NewMexicoTandT, Owner at Giggling Springs Hot Springs, responded to this review

Dear Denise, Thank you for coming to visit us. You were definitely here at one of the prettiest times of the year. Our water has calcium, magnesium, iron, silica and potassium. We have never had any problem with silver tarnishing, or hair color problems! Actually, no one has ever had any negative reaction to our water...that's pretty cool! We hope... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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122 reviews 122 reviews
41 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We spent Halloween weekend in Jemez Springs, one of our rare weekends near to Albuquerque where we live. It's out custom to go much further every weekend, but we decided to just go relax and rejuvenate in the hot springs close to home — we are so glad we did and that we discovered Giggling Springs! Staying right next door,... More 

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NewMexicoTandT, Owner at Giggling Springs Hot Springs, responded to this review

Dear Marielle, Love the title of your review! Thank you for the great description of the Giggling Springs. We are very embarased...I mean embarrassed about the misspellings on our shirt! I don't know how it got by us. Tell your friend that the most collectable coins are the ones with imperfections. We will make the corrections on our next run,... More 

Louisville, KY
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My sister and I got lost trying to find this place....but it was worth the effort! Jim, the host, is super-friendly, the facilities clean and the water is divine!! The price-- $18/hr--seems high; however, that ensures a great soaking experience--in fact, we had the pool to ourselves! I've soaked at MANY commercial and primitive places the area, and REALLY enjoyed... More 

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NewMexicoTandT, Owner at Giggling Springs Hot Springs, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review. We do work hard to make sure our guests have a nice experience here. We hope you can come visit again! More 

NC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Best hot springs we have tried! Perfect temperatures, clean, peaceful, many extra touches--restorative!

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NewMexicoTandT, Owner at Giggling Springs Hot Springs, responded to this review

We sure enjoy hearing "best hot spring"!! Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. Hope you can visit again soon! More 

Corpus Christi, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My friend and I we're visiting New Mexico from Texas and stayed in Albuquerque. The hour drive from Albuquerque was beautiful, so much so that we stopped twice to take pictures. Driving through the mountains was a a little challenging as it began to rain causing rocks to fall from the mountains and creating some streams on the road, but... More 

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NewMexicoTandT, Owner at Giggling Springs Hot Springs, responded to this review

Dear Jill, Thank you for fitting us into your vacation. We're so glad you had a nice time. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This was absolutely wonderful!! Tanya was so sweet and very accommodating when we arrived a little late after getting lost on a hike. She explains things very well and makes sure you are comfortable. It was so relaxing and therapeutic with beautiful, quiet surroundings. The pool is very clean and inviting. We shared the pool with some very nice people... More 

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NewMexicoTandT, Owner at Giggling Springs Hot Springs, responded to this review

You were pretty frazzled when you arrived! I just wanted to help you relax! I'm so glad you felt good when you left. Thank you for the wonderful review. Thank you for letting people know the Giggling Springs is a great place to visit! More 

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