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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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Sacred Place

I have been to this magical spring twice and was invigorated by both experiences. The main pool is more warm than hot but there is a tiny cave attached to it where the hot water... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
GypsyJulie
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Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
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Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this magical spring twice and was invigorated by both experiences. The main pool is more warm than hot but there is a tiny cave attached to it where the hot water comes forth. This is a perfect size for two or three people . It is a very special feeling to be inside the earth bathing... More 

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Boerne, Texas
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249 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here about a decade ago and remember soaking in the hot water. There were no trails then, we just found our way there. Now there is a nice trail to the springs, and the springs are just as pretty as they were then, but either they are not as warm or my memory fails me (either is possible!)... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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182 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got here at about 8AM on a cool Saturday morning. I was the only car in the parking area when i arrived and started walking. As soon a I went down the steps I heard another car pull in. I stopped and took pictures along the well marked trail. Cross over the bridge and arrived at the top about... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

had an exciting hike to the beautiful Spence Hot Spring and took a nice soak in the waters beofre hiking back down. The views are outstanding!

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Thank BigSteve41
Malaga, Spain
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39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

The views from here are great, the little hike too (around 15 minutes). However try to go on a weekday or it will be fully crowded. I liked that it is in the nature, however it is not very big (only 2 small pools) and people are not always respectful with each other (loud music, smoking, kids yelling, leaving trash,... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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155 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

My friend and I decided to do the natural spring rather than a paid one. The hike up to the spring is much longer than it states in the description. It's pretty small, the hot water comes out of a tiny cave. we squeezed 4 adults in. There was a family of shrieking kids out in the main spring area... More 

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Troy, Ohio
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

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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1 Thank Natureb0y77
Cleveland, Ohio
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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2 Thank Stephanie L
Jemez Springs, New Mexico
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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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