These 8 Montana Hot Springs Are Open All Winter
If you’re lucky, you’ve enjoyed some unseasonably warm Montana weather lately. But winter’s chill is never far off, and it won’t be long before you’re trying to stay warm and cozy. Winter is a great time to take a relaxing soak in a hot springs pool, and luckily the Treasure State has plenty of picture-perfect hot springs resorts and geothermal pools from which to choose. The best hot springs in Montana are especially tempting during winter, and will keep you toasty all season long!
The Treasure State may have some cold winters, but they are breathtaking — and we can stay warm all season long at the best hot springs in Montana! Which of these hot springs in Montana are you going to visit first? Let us know!
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What's the best hot springs resort in Montana?
Easily the most iconic hot springs in America is Excelsior Geyser Crater at Yellowstone National Park. While Yellowstone's hot springs extend into Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho, it's Montana where you'll find Yellowstone Hot Springs, just a short drive from Yellowstone National Park. After safely viewing the park's thermal basins and geysers from afar, you can experience the region's geothermal waters at Yellowstone Hot Springs. This is a geothermal pool unlike any other in the world, with mineral-rich springs sure to assuage all your aches and pains.
What's winter in Montana typically like?
We won't sugarcoat it: the winter season can feel quite cold and long. Snow and wind storms happen regularly, and blizzards can dump many inches of snow well into the double digits, which can cause road, trail, and mountain pass closures for multiple days. January is the coldest, snowiest, and iciest month of the year across the state, with highs hovering around freezing for much of the state. Because of this, it's best to embrace the cold and snow with winter hiking in Montana. Are you new to the Treasure State, or planning a visit this winter? Here are some ways to survive winter in Montana -- take a look, and arm yourself with knowledge... and super warm coats, gloves, and boots, too!