Nature November 17, 2015
There Is No Better Place To Be Than These 8 Hot Springs In Washington
Now that it’s getting colder out, there’s no better way to warm up than taking a dip in a refreshing hot springs! Although Washington may not have many of them, here are 8 incredible hot springs in our state where you can enjoy a warm soak this season:
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
1. Sol Duc Hot Springs
You may have heard of this place in the Olympic National Park as it's one of the most well-known hot springs in our state! The cozy resort features one freshwater pool and three mineral hot spring pools that will melt all of your stress away.
2. Olympic Hot Springs
Another gem you can access in the Olympic National Park are these hot springs just off the Appleton Pass Trail, which is a relatively easy hike to get to. The water temp ranges from 85 degrees Farenheit all the way up to 105, which should keep you nice and toasty.
3. Carson Hot Mineral Springs
After a long hike by the Gorge, there's nothing quite like kicking back and relaxing at this rustic hot springs property that dates back to 1901! Their antique claw tubs are filled with mineral water pumped in directly from the riverbed of the Wind River and fluctuate in temperature.
4. Bonneville Hot Springs Resort
While it may not be your typical all-natural hot springs, this polished resort located not far from Beacon Rock State Park does offer some of the most revitalizing mineral baths and spa experiences in all of southern Washington.
5. Goldmyer Hot Springs
The scenic hike up to this natural
is worth every step! You will need a reservation beforehand out of their 20 spots per day, but not many other springs in our state compare to the hot geothermic water and beautiful surrounding nature.
6. Baker Hot Springs
Another popular option where you can take a dip during the cold months is this spot located in the North Cascades not far from Western Washington University. It may not be one of our state's most scenic hot springs, but the warm, refreshing waters certainly make it worth stopping by for a visit.
7. Doe Bay Hot Springs Resort
If you're ready for a mini-vacation, this retreat on Orcas Island offers a number of soaking tubs where clothing is optional and there's even a hot sauna where you'll be able to lay back and experience total relaxation.
8. Scenic Hot Springs
You may need permission in advance to access these hot springs (which you can find on
), but the warm tubs and jaw-dropping view make this place near Stevens Pass a Northwest paradise during the winter!
Have you been to any of these hot springs in our state before? Want to check any of them out?? Share your thoughts below!