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Address: Jemez Springs, NM
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Bathing suits are optional as you soak away your worries in the 102 degree...

Bathing suits are optional as you soak away your worries in the 102 degree hot spring pools that offer soft, sandy bottoms.

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Nice hike to natural hot springs, but a bit crowded

My partner and I went here after seeing all the positive reviews while searching for natural hot springs. The town around it, Jemez Springs, is cute and small and very welcoming... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
BioAnthroNerd11
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Troy, Ohio
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Troy, Ohio
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I went here after seeing all the positive reviews while searching for natural hot springs. The town around it, Jemez Springs, is cute and small and very welcoming to visitors. The parking at the entrance of the trail was decent and I could tell immediately it was going to be a popular place that day. The trail... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was at Spence Springs about twenty years ago, as a former hippie, and yes, we all skinny-dipped.The nearby Jemez Pueblo has roadside stands selling very delicious Native American Fried bread, and tacos made from it. YUMMY!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

I love traveling to different places to see what hot springs have to offer, this one has beautiful views and a little cave you can soak in.

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Jemez Springs, New Mexico
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This local hot spring has been written up so many times in so many publications that it is often very crowded. A parking area was added several years ago and now every tourist who has read about it thinks they have to stop. Cars overflow the parking area and park along the side of Hwy. 4 many days especially in... More 

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Bonita, California
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45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Back when this spring pool was gorgeous and hot, it would have received a 5 star rating. Now it is just another over-touristed easily accessible pot hole on the side of a hill. I'm an advocate of "Half the fun is getting there" as was my original February 2 hour cross country ski. I thought I had reached a place... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

the relatively short and easy hike to the springs is so worth the experience of hoping in the natural hot springs, especially in the winter! be sure to go in the small cave...it's even warmer in there! But not too hot...about 98 degrees in the top pool...88 in the bottom pool

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Watching the sunset in a natural hot spring on the side of a mountain... yea, we did it... and it was pretty awesome! My girlfriend and I were concerned about the fact that it was for "day use" only. Meaning that we were supposed to be out of there at sunset. But we stayed until nearly 8:30pm. The water itself... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This was our 2nd anniversary. We wanted to hike some so we decied to hike up the hot springs. It was a beautiful hike.

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I would not take kids to the hot springs unless you pay a little money to do it. There are hot springs throughout the mountains, but the free, walk too, hot springs have been taken over by nudist and druggies. Not to put them both in the same category.

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Mulberry, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

rating would be higher, except some visitors leave trash in the area. and there are no (when I visited) Trash Cans in the parking area. BUT the view is BEAUTIFUL - well worth the walk up.

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