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Gold Fork Hot Springs

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Address: 1026 Gold Fork Road, Donnelly, ID 83615
Phone Number: +1 866-453-3675
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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4 Mike hike earlier in the day at Ponderosa State Park woke up some muscles that a hot spring could take care of. A little off the highway down a bumpy road, but worth it. Had... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 27, 2016
Gainesville, Georgia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While I enjoy these hot springs with friends and family regularly, my father and uncle, who wanted to visit the hot springs with us (my dad was our driver and didn't have a swimsuit nor really want to swim and my uncle doesn't get into hot water because of health conditions but wanted to see it because he is from... More 

Thank roxyrs
Gainesville, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

4 Mike hike earlier in the day at Ponderosa State Park woke up some muscles that a hot spring could take care of. A little off the highway down a bumpy road, but worth it. Had seen Burgdorf springs earlier in the week and a little run down for me. Gold Fork was definitely a better fit. Bring your own... More 

Thank AprilFNP
Dana Point, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Great, no frills hot spring. All "services" are in a yurt, cash only. Very small changing room, with crates or lockers for your stuff. Porta-potties were clean. Sodas/water and snacks for sale, but I recommend bringing lunch/snacks and drinks (NO GLASS). Feel free to bring beer/soda - it just can't go in the pools themselves (lots of room on the... More 

Thank Amber B
Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

As most people know hot springs can range from rustic to little more than glorified swimming pools. Gold Fork is a very well done establishment. The soaking pools are tiered starting at about 108°F down to around 87°F at the coldest. $8 for adults. Open at noon, not one second early from what I can tell. Hint: Go on a... More 

Thank Wayne W
Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

My wife and I were taken here by a friend who had been any times before. It was a weekday at the end of September so it wasn't crowded. The curator, Glen(n), was a font of information and kept an eye on what was going on without being obtrusive. Everything was clean and well maintained. We took a lunch with... More 

Thank MtDoug
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

I love natural hot springs. There are few things as relaxing as lazing about in hot water – rain or shine. I recently took a day trip to Gold Fork with some of my family members. As we soaked in the hot water there was a combination of rain, sun, wind, and even snow! That’s normal in Idaho. Aside from... More 

Thank Carol G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Went on New Years and it was packed. After waiting in line for the changing room we made our way through the crowd into the springs. The springs were relaxing when people weren't bumping into you. If you go try to miss the peak days. If you do go on busy days have your suit on and be ready to... More 

Thank Tyler S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Fun place to get away for a soak. You can bring food and drinks but can only bring water into the pool. Several pools with various levels of heat. Some sand floor, some concrete. Cleaner than many hot tubs I've been to but don't expect level of public swimming pool. Some shade and umbrellas to beat the heat. I recommend... More 

Thank Evad C
Belvedere, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

This is a relaxing place to hang out for an hour or two. The place is about 6 miles off the beaten path, through various ranches. Oh, did I mention on a dirt road? The pools are clean and are gravity fed, from the hottest pool to the coolest at 102. There are plenty of picnic tables, umbrellas and chairs... More 

Thank DawnF-K
Caldwell, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

One of the best hot springs resorts that I have visited. A quick visit to an odd fellow in a yurt, $8.00 (and we did get our change), and you have a full day long access to six different pools with various temperature. There is a dressing room in the yurt and some snacks. No glass in the resort, but... More 


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