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Address: Hwy 19, About 1 mile S of Cougar Dam, Blue River, OR 97413
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Water emanates from a natural rock formation to fill these six hot springs...

Water emanates from a natural rock formation to fill these six hot springs pools, with temperatures of about 105 degrees.

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Naked hippies

The water is wonderful to soak in. Perfect temperature for a nice relaxing soak, and you can cool off in the cold water creek next to the pools. The pools are stacked rock and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
OregonTraveller71
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Eugene, OR, USA
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Eugene, OR, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The water is wonderful to soak in. Perfect temperature for a nice relaxing soak, and you can cool off in the cold water creek next to the pools. The pools are stacked rock and nicely sized for soaking. You will see naked old men and likely others as well. Nice place to get close to nature.

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Thank OregonTraveller71
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was my first time at Terwilliger Hot Springs, and the scenery was amazing through the forest and peaceful. The Hot Springs was amazing to was not crowded at all. I definitely would be going back there.

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Thank Liz V
Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location...comfortable to relax. We'll go back...definitely. A nice end to a very long day hiking.

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Thank CBeattie14
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dire predictions that the private contractor retained to manage the springs would somehow ruin the experience of a visit have not come to pass. If anything the current management has enhanced the experience. The springs are actively maintained, cleaned, and policed. Damage done by visitors is being minimized and monitored. Parking is better managed. The springs are just as... More 

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2 Thank Gary W
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

A beautiful car ride there, waterfall onto the left of the trail, and easy access! We spent most of our time trying to rock climb to the waterfall and only spent a few minutes at the hot springs. Only because I wasn't too comfortable with being in a hot pool of naked people. lol. But if you can handle nudity... More 

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Springfield, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

My visits date back to the 70's. The memories are wonderful. The most drastic change I have experienced over the years is the number of visitors choosing to wearing clothing. It continues to be clothing optional. The visitor pass has increased to $6 and well worth the cost. A short walk (to short to be called a hike) through old... More 

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Thank Shirley G
Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Terwilliger is a beautiful hot spring nestled in the lush forest outside Eugene. Easy access, with a 1/4-mile, moderate approach, makes this a very popular destination. On the Friday afternoon of our visit, there were roughly two dozen visitors coming and going. The $6 fee covers maintenance of the pools, changing area, and restrooms. It was an interesting mix of... More 

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Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Situated a short walk from cougar reservoir, these natural hot springs pool are great. The top pool is the warmest and they get cooler as they descend down the hill. Beautiful wooded location. Go early to beat the crowds.

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2 Thank d1m1
Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Most people don't wear clothes which is liberating. I visit this hot spring every time I'm in the area. It's a must, it only cost 5 dollars to visit. The hike up to the springs is a plus

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2 Thank Lauren E
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Three tiered pool system. Set up to look naturally. And different temps. Changing area.a small hike in .

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