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Gold Fork Hot Springs

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quirky little hot springs in the middle of nowhere.

Once you maneuver through a beautiful windy dirt road, you come upon this little gem. In the... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Kim W
Palm Springs, California
A great day trip from McCall

Definitely the nicest hot springs in the area and closest to McCall. 6 different pools in varying... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
Boerne, Texas
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1026 Gold Fork Road, Donnelly, ID 83615
+1 866-453-3675
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been with and without kids. The pools are diverse in temp that everyone can have fun. Bring drinks and snack and relax, you’re in the mountains.

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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Multiple pools, but we were stuck in just one, because there were so many people and soooo many children. We tried to try out some of the other pools, but with all the people and children everywhere...we just were stuck in a small corner of...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

This is a great family friendly place to visit. We went mid-week in late August and it wasn’t crowded at all. The location is treed, remote and beautiful, with the pools varying in temperature, getting cooler towards the bottom. The second pool has a white...More

1  Thank Ljd1978
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Once you maneuver through a beautiful windy dirt road, you come upon this little gem. In the woods, across from a river. Odd but cool

1  Thank Kim W
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Totally love this place!! Dirt road for about 4 miles, and there is no cold water options on site. They do sell bottled water for a fair price. Rustic, but nice! Relaxing!

1  Thank Blt0123
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Nice cascading pools of varying temperatures. Good area for picnics. The road is graveled and dusty, but very scenic.

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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Definitely the nicest hot springs in the area and closest to McCall. 6 different pools in varying temperatures ranging from “near boiling” at the very top (seriously too hot to get in) to refreshingly cool at the very bottom. A temp suitable for everyone. Plenty...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2018

Came here three times and enjoyed each experience, for different reasons. Crowds change from hour to hour and this changes the experience depending on who is there. The upper pools are the nicest ones but they are pretty darned hot. The middle pool is just...More

1  Thank FulltimeRVTraveler
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

I still dream about this place. We went a few times in the winter. Yes the dirt road is a little scary, but we have a minivan that did just fine. Being in the warm water with snow all around and the stars shining so...More

1  Thank F8351SFjenniferb
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Vacationing in Cascade Idaho at our cabin for almost 40 years, we did not know of this fantastic hot springs in the Donnelly mountain area! The drive to it is an experience but when you park and walk up to the check in, the world...More

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January 16, 2015|
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Response from Joe F | Reviewed this property |
A great place to stay is about 7 miles away in the town of Cascade. The Ashley Inn is a great place to use as base camp after a day of hiking or soaking. My family loves its warmth and charm!
January 16, 2015|
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
We liked the Best Western In McCall. It's a little further than Donnelly, but it's very centrally located for vacationing.