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Address: 1145 North River Street, Hot Springs, SD 57747
Phone Number: +1 605-745-5165
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Activities: Swimming
Description: The world's largest natural warm water indoor swimming pool. Consistently...
The world's largest natural warm water indoor swimming pool. Consistently 87 degrees year-round, the Lakota called it "Minnekahta" meaning "warm water." Evans Plunge is proud to be open year round and offers both an indoor and an outdoor pool, plus a health club.
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Evan's Plunge

The 15 yr old boy liked the 2 indoor slides, thought the outside slide was cool (it was really fast!), but the favorite..... THE RINGS!!!! It's the ONLY pool I've ever been to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Walker, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The 15 yr old boy liked the 2 indoor slides, thought the outside slide was cool (it was really fast!), but the favorite..... THE RINGS!!!! It's the ONLY pool I've ever been to that the air isn't chlorine filled and stifling hot! My main suggestion: CLEAN THE LOCKER ROOMS!!! (Esp the toilets)

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Amityville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

I was here 15 years ago on a family vacation now its just the wive and I who returned. Enjoyed it then and enjoyed it now. Yes the place looks exactly as it did 15 years ago but I'm glad they didn't turn it into a Disney like water park with the prices to match.

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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is a run down facility, however, the mineral pool was great and my kids had energy to burn after being in the car. Just don't "look" at the grime :) The water is actually very clean and the kids enjoyed the slides. Run through the bathrooms quickly, and dress elsewhere. It was worth the money for what it was.

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Nebraska, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This was our first trip to Evans Plunge. We knew going in that the water was not going to be "heated" but it was definitely warmer than some of the icy cold pools I have been to in different locations. The place is revered by the locals and for good reason. The fact that no chlorine is used in either... More 

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Thedford, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

took our family there first time for grands, huge pool indoors the water changes 4 times a day 3000 gallons an hour move into the stone covered floor, we rode both the water slides and played water polo, there are steam rooms and a sauna we loved it and have for 25 years

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Ephraim, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This is a very run down facility. We came here 13 years ago and it doesn't look to have had any upkeep since our second visit in July of 2015. The water is not warm as you would expect, about a typical pool temp, my kids were freezing by the time we left. They do have water slides and they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

After a long day traveling we hit the pool. The history of the pool makes up for it being a little rough around the edges. The slides are pretty fast and it was great to lie out in the sun. We did not try the spa but it looked good. If you're in the area it's a must!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I checked out Evans Plunge with my mom and toddler while staying in Hot Springs, SD. We were glad that we had stopped. The fees were...10 dollars for adults, 9 dollars for seniors age 62 and up, and toddlers were free. The health club was also free for seniors. Yes, the water temperature was that of a warm swimming pool,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Evan's Plunge was a wonderful relief from our travels. We stopped in Hot Springs specifically for Evan's Plunge. Although the facility inside looks a bit dated we had a blast in the naturally warm water. My husband successfully triumphed over the rings across the pool. The pool has a smooth rock bottom which is different. There was the slide, basketball,... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My I went with my mother and 6-year-old daughter on the 4th of July, and we had a blast. The last time I had taken my daughter was when she was 1. She also enjoyed that visit, but this time she could do the waterslides. This was her first time on a waterslide. She did the inside slide first a... More 

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