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Jefferson Pools

7696 Sam Snead Highway, The Homestead, Warm Springs, VA 24445
540-839-5346
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Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers
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Herndon, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I found the Jefferson Pools to be a unique and enjoyable historical experience. The buildings that house the pools are very rustic, to the point that once you're in there you realize that the waiver you just signed without reading was acknowledging that the roof might collapse onto your head, but that's what makes it so cool. The structures are... More

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Star, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Amazing experience of relaxation of both body and spirit. Crystal clear water. Water is 98 degrees. Open roof allows the sun to come in-have been here during a rainstorm and the effect is just wonderful. There are both family and adult soaks. Family time is where couples and families can soak in either of the bathhouses. Just a word of... More

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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78 reviews 78 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

The pools were crystal clear, very warm and in historic buildings. Lots of locals and regulars come to the pools frequently to enjoy a nice soak. The first couple hours after opening are co-ed for both pools, then they change to single-sex in each building and clothing is optional.

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Advance, North Carolina
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75 reviews 75 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

crystal clear water, You must visit. History is here. quiet time. nothing fancy about the 'rustic' atmosphere-no heat in winter to change-just an FYI but it is $17/pp- family times and adult times to be mindful of. clothing optional during adult times-pools are female and male during adult. the property condition is VERY rustic. men's is deeper, women's pool is... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We decided to take a drive on a crisp clear Saturday morning to visit the Jefferson Pools and arrived just in time for family time (where men and women are clothed and can share same pool). We did not know what the cost but assumed from the property condition it would be low, it was $17.00 a person and we... More

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Staunton, VA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This is one of my very favorite places to go in Virginia. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, these historic bathhouses put up whorls of steam in the wintry air. The water is perfectly clear, restful and peaceful. The bottom of the pool is natural rock, and there is a wonderful outflow pipe where the spring water flows out of the pool... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

If you haven't been to the Jefferson hot springs pools it is a MUST visit spot. The natural hot springs are surrounded by the original enclosures built by Thomas Jefferson who used to bathe in them. They are very large hot pools with clear dark turquoise colored water and you can see the water bubbling at times. It is an... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

The experience: We were just in the women's bathhouse but there is one for men. There are also a couple hours in the day set aside for families- ie co-ed. When you got into the building you were given a towel and sent along a narrow wooden walkway that surrounds the pool that has small dressing rooms on the outside... More

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Fryeburg, Maine
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

My worst complaint about Jefferson Pool is that the hours of 12 noon to 5 pm are too short. One time several years ago, I just drove on past here because it was closed. Some people have skin problems that are making them frantic and they really need this place that heals them to be open at night and early... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

This is an amazing experience of relaxation of both body and spirit. The day we went was cold, with a few snow flurries, which made the warm spring soak all the more wonderful. The building which surrounds the pool is in pretty bad shape, but it made me feel connected to the long history of the place.

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