Utah December 31, 2017
Utah’s Naturally Heated Outdoor Pool Is All You Need This Winter
If the idea of swimming in an outdoor pool during Utah’s winter months seems crazy, then you need to take a trip to Honeyville. Take a look at this naturally heated outdoor pool!
Long before white settlers came to Utah, generations of Native Americans lived near Crystal Hot Springs and enjoyed its warm waters.
During the construction of the railroad, Chinese rail workers came here to soak. Later still, wounded World War II veterans came to the springs for relaxation and healing. Today, it's open to the public, and it's the perfect place to spend a cold, winter day.
Sure, it's cold outside...but go ahead and dive right in. The water is heated from the 120-134 degree water that comes from the hot spring here.
Crystal Hot Spring has three hot tubs, a soaker pool and an Olympic-sized swimming pool. All three are toasty warm.
There's nothing like playing and soaking in a warm pool while the snow is falling all around you.
Spend some time relaxing in this mineral-filled water. Crystal hot spring has the highest mineral concentration of any hot spring in the world.
The two waterslides take you on a 365-foot journey into the pools. The water flowing from them isn't spring water, which would clog the pipes, but it runs through copper tubing that's immersed in the spring to warm it right up.
Whether you go up for a girls' day out...
...a fun day with the family...
...or a romantic date, Crystal Hot Springs is a great place for a winter adventure.
Crystal Hot Springs is open seven days a week in the winter.
Swim in the pools Monday through Thursday from Noon - 10 PM; Friday from Noon - 11 PM; Saturday from 10 AM to 11 PM and Sunday from 10 AM to 8 PM.
Crystal Hot Springs is located at 8215 N. Highway 38 in Honeville.
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