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Address: Jemez Springs, NM
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You have to hike about two miles to view the clear, warm spring located in...

You have to hike about two miles to view the clear, warm spring located in the mountains.

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The warm springs are worth the hike

Little fishes nibble on your feet, but the temperature is nice and refreshing after what seemed like a 2+ mile uphill hike from battleship rock.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 28, 2016
Jonathan B
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Boerne, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hiked expecting to find a warm spring but it was lukewarm if that. This would probably be an awesome spring to hike to in the summer but fall and winter with the chilly air just about froze us. Worth the hike to see it but I wouldn't get in if it's chilly outside.

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Thank pamelaL74
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Little fishes nibble on your feet, but the temperature is nice and refreshing after what seemed like a 2+ mile uphill hike from battleship rock.

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Thank Jonathan B
Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

Folks the scenic hike up the canyon is part of the experience, you have to understand that. The warm springs are just a place to relax during the hike. Follow the signs, and the streamers on trees. I would the mistake of following a group that said that they knew where they were going and this route was confirmed by... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

To cool for the women, but a pleasant locale to relax anyway. The main pools. Boulders to change behind. Make sure to start on the northwest trail head at the Jemez Falls trailhead parking lot.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

Long hike zig zagging up a mountainside. Once I got there I was let down, the pools were overgrown and full of alage, I wouldn't even put my feet in the pools, they looked too icky. The area had quite a few empty plastic water bottles which I packed out. There are prettier springs to hike to or go to... More 

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Garland, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

The hike up from Battleship Rock on Highway 4 is delightful. The scenery is beautiful, and the enormous obsidian rocks from the nearby caldera are an added benefit. The forest is primarily Ponderosa pine with some oak, meaning that there is a sparse understory that allows plenty of opportunities to stop for photos of the surrounding red sandstone mountains. It... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2015

Hiked up to McCauley Hot Springs last week, great experience. I too lost the trail, don't know how, but eventually found the springs and soaked in the pools with a few beers. Highly recommend it to anyone!

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Brockport, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015

I want to add my voice to the chorus of cheers for this place. We went up in beautiful August weather, and the walk was spectacular. There was no one around, which made it all the nicer. There are two large pools — warm, not hot — and two lower pools we didn't visit. The little minnows nibbling on your... More 

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Florence, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2015

My wife and I hiked up from Battleship Rock. And I do mean UP. Took us about two hours to reach the springs, but it was a beautiful venture. Reached the springs, soaked our feet, took a lot of photos, ate lunch, and rested before heading down. Got back near the trailhead and soaked our feet again. Great trail with... More 

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Edwardsburg, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2015

There's a very nice hike from Battleship rock that's about 4-5 miles rt with a fair climb to peaceful 'warm springs.' I wouldn't call them hot. While a number of people were skinny dipping in February and the pools were inviting, the microbiologist in me was concerned about potential pathogenic (bad) bacteria and other nasties. So, I'd recommend foregoing these... More 

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