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Right on the side of the road!

Perfect stopping point between Durango and Purgatory. It's a relatively small turnout, but really... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2018
Who turned up the Faucet!?! Good Photo op!

The springs were going almost full force on my recent first time visit. I thought the formation... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
Sharolyn L
Fort Collins, Colorado
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35554 Highway 550, Latitude 37.4472225, Longitude -107.8053434, Durango, CO 81301-8653
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Reviewed January 24, 2019

This is a huge hot spring formation and it is LITERALLY just off the road. Like, you almost don't have to pull over to get a photo. Fortunately, there are plenty of angles to get a great photo, without showing parked cars or telephone lines...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rachelreitz
Reviewed December 28, 2018

Perfect stopping point between Durango and Purgatory. It's a relatively small turnout, but really worth studying the structure created by mineral hot springs bubbling up in our mountains! Worth the stop!!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank ikefishes
Reviewed December 17, 2018

Unusual feature right off the road. A few parking spaces. Even though it’s right on the road you have to look hard to find it or you’ll drive right by it. No one was there during our visit so we spent some uncrowned time admiring...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jim M
Reviewed November 27, 2018

We were on our way up to Silverton when we almost drove past this amazing little spot near the road. I have a 10 and 12 year old and they thought this was super cool, as did I! The colors are really vivid and bright....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cindy247nature
Reviewed November 8, 2018

The springs were going almost full force on my recent first time visit. I thought the formation might have been man made a la Disney or something! My aunt said she has been coming there for almost 20 years and the water has never been...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sharolyn L
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Nice small formation along side the highway. pretty cool to stop for 10 or 20 min.It is not anything work writing home about but for a cool little pit stop.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank justinfaith
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Although located directly at the highway it's easy to oversee it, unfortunately, so watch out. Looks like a big cake, quite funny as we had our wedding annivesary that day, when we stopped by.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Corinne M
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

If you drive north out of town onto the mountain you will pass the hot spring. It’s nice and only takes two minutes to check out. It’s free and there is roadside parking.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank LostALot22
Reviewed August 31, 2018

We passed by this odd formation several times before we finally stopped to investigate what it actually was. It is an unusual site from the road an even more fascinating site up close. Be sure to taste the water! It is truly a hot spring...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Sherpa658668
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Water was nice and warm. Not sulfur smell. Right at the edge of the road. Plaque gives a little history of the landowners.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Danny B
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I don't believe you can add a photo after your review is submitted. Rest assured, your photo will look like hundreds of others at this attraction.