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Address: 1145 North River Street, Hot Springs, SD 57747
Phone Number: 605-745-5165
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Activities: Swimming
Description: A natural mineral springs-fed indoor pool.

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Refreshing and a ton of fun!

We stopped here before heading to the Mammoth Exhibition and it was great! The outside part wasn't open as it was too late in the season. It was hot outside and we'd been touring... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
erinmc1984
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Brandon, Canada
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Brandon, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We stopped here before heading to the Mammoth Exhibition and it was great! The outside part wasn't open as it was too late in the season. It was hot outside and we'd been touring all day. It wasn't terribly priced but I guess we were expecting to hand over a few coins. The water was refreshing, not "hot" as you... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

The kids had fun (but what kid won't when you put them in a pool). Dressing rooms where gross and staff was not very friendly. The pool itself was pretty neat- think smooth stones at the bottom (but be careful of the sharp cement blocks that hold the volleyball net-no warning at all for these when you are playing with... More 

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Regina, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We enjoyed our swim at Evans Plunge. Its a unique and historic site and the history was interesting as well as the pool. The pool itself is naturally warm from the spring in the area. The bottom of the pool is an unusual pebble bottom which is occasionally uncomfortable to stand on so something to take note. There is also... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

If you are used to the hot spring pools of Colorado and Wyoming...this is not one of those. The semi-warm water is incredibly clear, and the fast rate of flow means chemicals aren't necessary. The locker rooms are nasty, freezing cold, and rusted, but once you get past that, you can have a very enjoyable afternoon in this historic South... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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77 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We used to always come to Hot Springs for family vacation and the "plunge" was our favorite place to go as kids. Natural hot springs water temperature. The indoor pool (absolutely huge) is built around a hot spring so natural water runs through it continuously...something like a million gallons an hour. Of all the things to do in the southwest... More 

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Justin G, Public Relations Manager at Evans Plunge, responded to this review

Hello dps_Sedona! Thank you for your very kind words about Evans Plunge! We're glad you had great experiences at the Plunge both as a young person and as an adult! We hope to continue the legacy of generations who've swam in our naturally warm mineral spring waters! More 

miles city montana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Water was not very warm but crystal clear. Facilities nice but getting dated. Great place for the family to get away for a weekend.

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Justin G, Public Relations Manager at Evans Plunge, responded to this review

Hi putitonmytab, We've gone through additional renovations in February 2015 to fix many facility issues and we're glad you were still able to have a fun time at Evans Plunge. Of course, our naturally warm mineral spring water is always 87 degrees and we never promote it as anything warmer, and guests are always welcome to "test the waters" so... More 

Rapid City, South Dakota
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172 reviews 172 reviews
32 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Pros--water very clear, 87 degrees year round, fun watching the kids try to conquer the rings. Not too busy on a weekday early afternoon; with only two slides it wouldn't be too fun if it were busier. We stayed for about 2 hours, everyone enjoyed the steam room and sauna, the lifeguard shared a bit of local history which was... More 

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Justin G, Public Relations Manager at Evans Plunge, responded to this review

Coby, We're glad you enjoyed your visit to Evans Plunge in spite of your feelings about our admission prices. We feel our admission prices are very competitive considering the uniqueness of the warm water spring and the fact that admission is good all day - you can leave at any time to go exploring the rest of Hot Springs and... More 

Rapid City
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I'm local and was shocked when it cost 3 of us over $47 to play in the "cool" water. Should it really cost over $15 for a 3 year old? And yes, we purchased the extra $3.50 for the hot tub cost because after being in the cool water you have to warm up! Sad to say we won't be... More 

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8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I was in town for a month. So I got a one month pass. Newcomers are allowed into the indoor pool area to check out the temperature of the water, so complaints about the temperature are unnecessary. It is warm water, not hot water. Warmer in the shallow end than the deeper end. A month long membership allows one to... More 

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Justin G, Public Relations Manager at Evans Plunge, responded to this review

Hi Sharon! We're happy that you had a great experience with us at the Evans Plunge! Thank you for sharing with the TripAdvisor community! More 

Crested Butte, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We stopped on our return motorhome trip from the Black Hills to give the kids some fun. Pool very clean and many activities with tubes and slides. the kids 9 and 10 had a ball and was a fun change from the touristy viewing of all in the Black Hills.

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