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Soak in Western Colorado History

The Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop is a spectacular 800-mile driving route in the scenic western part of the state. It’s the ultimate road trip for relaxation and recreation showcasing eight premier Colorado geothermal destinations—Steamboat Springs, Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, Ouray, Durango, Pagosa Springs, Saguache County and Chaffee County—for a total of 23 unique hot springs soaking experiences.

Your tour of Colorado’s historic hot springs begins here.

Healing Waters

Thermal hot springs flow abundantly throughout the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Soaking in natural mineral water is a time-honored tradition to enhance wellness. One thing is for sure: relaxation is the ultimate goal.

Eight premier hot springs destinations in the western part of the state have formed the 800-mile Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop, which showcases some of the most popular hot springs attractions in the country. There is so much variety: from intimate private baths to the world’s largest mineral hot springs pool. Each of the 23 facilities offers unique features like vapor caves, hot pots, terraced pools, enormous travertine formations and fun-filled aquatic centers.

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