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Gold Fork Hot Springs

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Address: 1026 Gold Fork Road, Donnelly, ID 83615
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+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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Boise, Idaho
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I visited the hot springs together on a girls' weekend trip. We stayed in McCall, so it was a bit of a drive. We were both excited to experience what we had heard so much about. We arrived at night, and viewed the fog as it drifted off the springs and faint glow of the tiki torches.... More 

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Kent, Washington
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there with my family and even the children had a great time soaking and getting the muscles relaxed and warm. Charming with snow all around and near zero weather. We have enjoyed thie springs in October also and will be going back again

Thank GrandmaM59
Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After several days in McCall Idaho decided to venture out to this facility be prepared in the winter for a long drive on a narrow road. several times had to back up to allow a car to pass in the other direction But the trip is worth it. It's reasonability priced. However you need to bring your own refreshments none... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just went to Gold Fork Hot Springs for the second time, and the first in Winter. I expected it would be fairly empty on Dec 23. But there were quite a few others there, enjoying soaking in lovely warm temps while the snow came down. There are 3+ levels of heat, as the pools drop down, one to another,... More 

Thank Brenda J
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

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 

1 Thank roxyrs
Gainesville, Georgia
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121 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
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 

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Dana Point, California, United States
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 

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Boise, Idaho
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
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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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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 

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