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Evans Plunge Mineral Springs

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Same Old Evans Plunge

I learned to swim in the Evans Plunge 55 years ago and little has changed since then, yes the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Southern Oregon
Skin so soft!

My fiancé and I vacationed for a week in the Black Hills and spent 3+ hours at Evans Plunge. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melissa S
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“water slides”(44 reviews)
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The world's largest natural warm water indoor swimming pool. *NOT A HOT WATER SPRING* Evans Plunge Mineral Springs is consistently 87 degrees Fahrenheit year-round, the Lakota called it "Minnekahta" meaning "warm water." 5,000 gallons of water flow...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1145 N River St, Hot Springs, SD 57747-3078
+1 605-745-5165
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I learned to swim in the Evans Plunge 55 years ago and little has changed since then, yes the slides have been added and there are locker rooms but the basics are the same; warm fresh water, rock bottom and rectangular configuration is over a...More

Thank rooskyoregon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I vacationed for a week in the Black Hills and spent 3+ hours at Evans Plunge. We both love to swim and really enjoyed the mineral water. My skin felt so soft afterwards. We also really enjoyed the steam room, hot tub,...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went in the last 2 hours so it was half price. At $7 plus tax it was OK. Locker room was pretty clean. As stated, pool is warm but not hot, but OK if you keep moving around. Didn’t do the indoor slide, but it...More

Thank joferer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 6pm (they close at 8pm). They rent clean towels for $2 each so no need to take your own if you’re like us & road tripping. The last who took our payment (about $20 for both of us) was lovely & told...More

1  Thank LivLetLiv2012
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had both experienced the Plunge years ago and wanted to share that experience with our son. It seemed costly for us all to get in, but we all really enjoyed the pools and slides. The mineral spring water felt amazing and...More

Thank Misty H
Justin G, Digital Media Coordinator at Evans Plunge Mineral Springs, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Misty, Thank you for your recommendation! We are glad you enjoyed your time with our naturally warm, 87 degree mineral water and got the opportunity to spread the joy of Evans Plunge with the next generation! We hope if you visit the Black Hills again...More

Reviewed August 28, 2018

Interesting history and location. Hot Springs is a beautiful little town, and Evans Plunge was a nice place to drop the kids off while we walked around. Too crowded for my taste, but it was nice to swim without the burn of chemicals.

Thank amycbaldwin
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great place to swim, cool off for the day, and just have fun. Indoor pool open year round and always loads of fun. Some new water slides. Great family fun.

Thank Paula J
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

The place is gross! It is in much need of a remodel or at least a good cleaning. We were there for about 20 minutes and had enough. Total waste of money.

1  Thank Isabela19771
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Very nice surprise as we toured our Sturgis Rally trip. Cool, clean, refreshing. Glad we stopped! Do yourself a favor bc it’s a must see that’s not just for kids and families. We were prepared with swim suits but the lobby had a variety of...More

Thank jlacaria55
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We live near the Wisconsin Dells The water park capital of the world, just qualify my review. We visited all of the Wisconsin Dells parks and found nothing at all as scary exciting dangerous feeling fast and thrilling as those smaller waterslides at Evans plunge...More

1  Thank r m
Justin G, Digital Media Coordinator at Evans Plunge Mineral Springs, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Wow! r m, we're thrilled you enjoyed your time at Evans Plunge Mineral Springs so much! Thank you for your recommendation!

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Carrie P
August 13, 2018|
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Response from Ema1130 | Reviewed this property |
Hey Carrie P! The pool water is scentless/odorless. It’s 87 degree fresh Mineral water.
MaLinda T
March 6, 2016|
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Response from MapleLeaf1867 | Reviewed this property |
Ages 16 and up is $14 (no senior discounts). If you are staying in a local hotel, bring your receipt for 10% off. Have a look on their web site for all the details.