Colorado Hot Springs range from off the beaten path and secluded, to equipped with water slides and snack shacks. These hot springs are perfect for soothing your muscles after a long day of mountain adventures.
Alpine Hot Springs Hideaway
The beautiful hand-built stone pool sits underneath big evergreens in the middle of the Rockies. The hot springs rise from their source at 130°+F. The pool and cabin are only open to overnight guests. There is a two night minimum and reservations are recommended well in advance for peak times. Nestled in Chalk Creek Canyon, Alpine Hot Springs Hideaway is a perfect mountain retreat.
Situated in the San Isabel National Forest in the heart of the fourteeners region of Colorado and nestled along Chalk Creek, Antero Hot Springs features three unique accommodations. Each place has a hand-shaped private hot spring pool just outside the door. These large soaking pools are fed by a hot spring on the property and are rich in minerals but low in sulfur.
Conundrum Hot Springs
Getting to these jaw-dropping hot springs off the beaten path requires an 8.5 miles hike and an overnight permit. But this trek is arguably one of the most unique overnight backpacking trips across the country. At the end of the hike you will be rewarded with spectacular mountain scenery and a dip in the warm natural hot springs.
Just across the mountain from Telluride, Dunton Hot Springs Resort is a romantic ghost town, set in an extraordinary alpine valley. The resort offers a variety of day and overnight packages, and the entire town or ranch can be rented exclusively for corporate retreats, family reunions, and weddings.
Glenwood Hot Springs Resort
The Historic Glenwood Springs setting, between Aspen and Vail, provides an atmosphere for cherished memories. The soothing mineral waters of the world’s largest hot springs pool are a great start, but this unique and historic destination includes a spa for stress reduction, a premier athletic club for working out, a resort boutique for retail therapy and on-location dining for convenience.
Variety rules with geo-thermal caves, private baths, outdoor Jacuzzis and a mineral water pool, not to mention lodging options that range from campsites to resort rooms. Visit the spa, where you can get the Maize Salt Glo Treatment, a massage and exfoliation with corn maize, magnesium and castor oil.
Iron Mountain Hot Springs
The perfect pool is waiting for you at the Iron Mountain Hot Springs in Glenwood Springs. You just have to decide which pool that is! Your choices include a freshwater family pool and any of the 16 hot springs mineral pools where you can soak in the iron-rich thermal spring water. All pools are located alongside the Colorado River with Rocky Mountain views that soothe and inspire.
Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort
Relax and unwind in the odorless 100% natural hot springs soaking pools situated along side of the Chalk Creek. A must do at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort are the hot springs pools located right in midst of the cool rushing waters of Chalk Creek. Create your own personal hot spring pool. Each pool is fed by its own natural geothermal hot spring that is bubbling up into the actual creek bed.
The Springs Resort and Spa – Pagosa Springs
This luxury resort boasts more than 20 soaking pools (including the world’s deepest geothermal spring), a full-service spa and salon and a separate luxury suites hotel, which is LEED-certified for its environmentally conscious design. Unwind in one of the five adults-only pools, which have sweeping views of the San Juan Mountains.
Overlook Hot Springs Spa – Pagosa Springs
Roof-top tubs, five indoor pools and one completely private tub give you options for any weather or occasion. Sunset Magazine recently named this hot springs, tucked inside a Victorian-era storefront, a great aprés-ski option just half an hour from Wolf Creek Ski Area.
Healing Waters Resort and Spa – Pagosa Springs
With lodging options spanning an RV park to rooms and suites with full kitchens as well as a spa, Healing Waters makes sure you don’t need to leave the grounds for a relaxing getaway. Consider an Aquastretch treatment in one of the warm-water pools to soothe weary muscles.
The Penny Hot Springs sit on the banks of the Crystal River, a short drive south from Carbondale. Sitting at the mouth of the Narrows, a granite section of the canyon cut by the Crystal River, they are easily found at a large parking lot on the east side of Highway 133, a few hundred feet north of mile marker 55.
Strawberry Park Natural Hot Springs
Just outside of Steamboat Springs nestled alongside Hot Springs Creek lies one of the most spectacular mineral springs in the world. Imagine relaxing in 104 degree mineral water while Steamboat’s famous Champagne Powder gently collects in the surrounding forest. After dark, Strawberry Springs is strictly 18 and up – clothing optional.