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Challis Hot Springs

5025 Hotsprings Rd, Challis, ID 83226-4971
+1 208-879-4442
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SOOOOO Relaxing

It's a small place, so go during the week to get a campsite. The attractions are the 2 pools, one... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lin A
A Rare, Rough Diamond

I hesitate to tell people about this place, because I don't want it to be overrun. That said, it's... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2017
Hailey, Idaho
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  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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5025 Hotsprings Rd, Challis, ID 83226-4971
+1 208-879-4442
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a small place, so go during the week to get a campsite. The attractions are the 2 pools, one hot and one semi-hot. Both are fantastic! They are clean, gravel lined and no naked old guys. There are a couple of walking paths for...More

Thank Lin A
Reviewed February 27, 2017

I hesitate to tell people about this place, because I don't want it to be overrun. That said, it's such a great place that they deserve the publicity. This is my favorite hot springs pool ever. I love the gravel bottom in the main pool...More

Thank WesternTravelerX
Reviewed February 20, 2017

My son and I met halfway between Missoula and Boise for a relaxing weekend. The hospitality was amazing. Mike and Kathy run a tight ship! The place was clean with freshly ironed sheets, a casual, historic atmosphere and an amazing and ample breakfast (more than...More

Thank MTgal773
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Wow. I can't even express how disappointed my family and I. We have been coming to Challis for years and many other hot springs with our family all over the western United States. This is NO longer a family friendly place. This is not true...More

3  Thank lawlessid
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Wonderful place..we were given a tour of the house along with a history of the property and then enjoyed the large pool. Very relaxing.

Thank Kim C
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Stopped in with some friends to soak in the mineral pools and they were great. Very soothing and peaceful.

1  Thank mrt1955
Reviewed September 23, 2016

Camped with my sister and her family who come here every year, she was apprehensive because of the managers previous treatment, very rude. Good news!! The rude "pool nazi" (another reviewers label) is gone and the family has taken over management again. Mike was super...More

Thank JulesDurf
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I make a point to come here at least once (sometimes twice) during camping season. It's a bit of a drive from Boise - but this quiet, friendly place is worth every mile. The new managers seem to have found their groove....More

1  Thank Susan K
Reviewed August 28, 2016

My wife and I visited this location on 8/28/16. As someone who is not camping proper educate says you should always check in the office especially on private property. Husband/wife are the new managers - wide range of views from those that have posted their...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We weren't sure what to expect before we arrived, but we were greeting by a very pleasant and attentive staff. The accommodations were comfortable and spacious, and we even had our own bathroom. The pools were very clean and comfortable, unlike previous experiences I've had...More

Thank mad2279
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