Oregon November 20, 2016
These 7 Relaxing Hot Springs In Oregon Are Pure Bliss In The Wintertime
What better way could there be to relax in the wintertime than soaking in a natural hot spring surrounded by beautiful scenery? Oregon is full of amazing hot springs that are perfect to visit any time of year. From rustic bathhouses to hidden gem retreats, here are 7 incredible hot springs to take the edge off this winter.
1. Alvord Hot Springs
This rustic hidden gem is located on the edge of the incredible Alvord Desert in southeast Oregon. Admission costs $5, and you can find it at: 36095 E Steens Rd.
2. Breitenbush Hot Springs
This lovely, welcoming retreat offers overnight stays as well as day visits in which you can soak in the numerous hot springs and explore the tranquil labyrinth, sauna, meditation sanctuary, and more. Day passes cost $18-$32; you'll find the resort at 53000 Breitenbush Road SE, Detroit, Oregon.
3. Terwilliger Hot Springs
Also known as Cougar Hot Springs, this beautiful place consists of numerous tiered, stone-rimmed pools. A short jaunt through the woods will get you to this gorgeous oasis, located in the Willamette National Forest. Bring cash - there is a $6 day use fee.
4. Summer Lake Hot Springs
This rustic retreat is located near Paisley and features indoor and outdoor hot springs as well as a campground, cabins, and more. Day use costs $10 and the address is: 41777 Highway 31, Paisley, Oregon.
5. Bagby Hot Springs
This wonderfully woodsy hot spring is located in the Mount Hood National Forest at the end of a short scenic hike through the woods. It's open 24 hours a day year-round, although I suggest that you check the weather beforehand because sometimes the trail to get there can be blocked by snow. There's a $5 day use fee.
6. Belknap Hot Springs
Located on the McKenzie River, this unique resort includes lovely, tranquil hot spring pools that you can access with a day pass or by staying overnight. Plus, it's open 365 days a year. Address: 59296 N Belknap Springs Road, McKenzie Bridge, Oregon.
7. Crystal Crane Hot Springs
Crystal Crane Hot Springs is a unique hidden gem in eastern Oregon. You can stay overnight or just for the day to access to the healing waters of this large mineral hot spring. It's located at 59315 Hwy 78
Burns, Oregon, and day use costs $4.25-6.25 per person.
Keep in mind, nearly all of these hot springs are clothing optional.
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