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Idaho's World Famous Hot Pools

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Address: 430 East Main Street, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
Phone Number: 18004238597
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Year round world class hot pools! Relax in the odor free, natural hot...

Year round world class hot pools! Relax in the odor free, natural hot mineral water that bubbles directly into the bottom of the soaking pools at 112 cooling to 102 degrees F. Summer Olympic swimming complex, waterpark and indoor aquatic center provide excitement for the entire family. You can scream down the waterslides at the summer fun Olympic Swimming Complex or dive from the 10 meter diving platforms. Play in the year round Indoor Aquatic Center with Portneuf Kiddie Cove year round. Camping, lodging, food and fun are located next door in the town of Lava Hot Springs.

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Very relaxing.

If you're looking to relax in a variety of natural hot spring pools than look no further. This local attraction is worth the visit if you need your hot spring fix. There are a lot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're looking to relax in a variety of natural hot spring pools than look no further. This local attraction is worth the visit if you need your hot spring fix. There are a lot of senior travelers that frequent the pools but it seems like there can be a party scene the right time of year. The best thing... More 

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Ogden, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This my third time visiting these pools and once again I was not disappointed. The water was clean, the facility was well maintained. Their are several water temperatures. They range from a very warm to almost boiling. They are all marked the hottest ones are monitored. They even have a couple of the tubs have jets to focus the water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perfect and relaxing after a day floating the river!! I prefer the less hot pools at the west end. I need to come back during the winter!!

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Thank Joycelea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great place to relax. We make the 2 hour drive every couple of months come enjoy these pools. If you want to beat the crowds come on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. It gets very busy over the weekend. My favorite time to come is when the weather is below 0. Alcohol and hot tubs don't mix. But if you want... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wonderful area, hot pools are HOT. The coolest pool is 102 - the warmest is 112. There are shades over most of the pool so we didn't get sunburn. The rates are reasonable. The water is clean. The changing areas are what you would expect. It was wonderful to sit and relax.

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Thank Dawn B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hot pots are great year round, but best in the early morning. Go when it's cool out to reduce dehydration!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my nephew's children birthday , rent a few tube,have fun in the river in the morning , and a wonderful family gathering in hot pool in evening , really relaxing and happy atmosphere . I really recommend it .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up near here and now live farther away, but I still always try and stop if I'm nearby. We were in the mountains all day and were extremely sore. A nice soak here took the soreness away and I was able to go home and sleep amazing. Very clean place, and very well kept.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great way to relax after a long day of driving. The locker rooms were large and clean, with an open group shower and curtained changing cubicles. Bathing suit and towel rentals are available, although we had brought our own. There are many different pools, one of which was around the corner from the changing rooms. The newer... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very well maintained. Super Hot (109) Hot (104) Warm (101). Old world charm. Feels natural but well manicured. Awesome start or end to any day. Then head down to the water park.

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