Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop

Thermal hot springs flow abundantly throughout Western Colorado. Soaking in natural mineral water is a time-honored tradition used to enhance wellness. Many people believe that these balneology practices help to prevent illness and treat ailments. One thing is for sure, relaxation is the ultimate goal. This 720-mile (1160-km) loop showcases the premier hot springs attractions in the state. There is so much variety year-round; from intimate private baths, to the world's largest mineral hot springs pool. Each of the seventeen facilities offers unique features like vapor caves, hot pots, terraced pools, enormous travertine formations and fun-filled aquatic centers. Take a week or two to really experience the Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop. From Denver, begin your itinerary in Chaffee County, the communities of Buena Vista, Nathrop, and Salida. Then travel south to Pagosa Springs. Ouray and Ridgway are the next stops. Onward to Glenwood Springs. Finally, Steamboat Springs completes the journey.

  • General Information
    • Family-Friendly
  • On-site Activities
    • Swimming