Colorado Hot Springs Resorts

Colorado Hot Springs Resorts
Hot springs are natural pools that develop when geothermally heated water emerges from the earth's crust. Hot springs are located on every continent in the world and are often visited due to the high mineral content of the waters. Visiting hot springs in Colorado is commonplace among outdoor enthusiasts who are looking to soak and restore tired bodies after being out on the slopes or trails all day. Most of the hot spring resorts in Colorado are close to some of the best outdoor activities in the world and are a great addition to any outdoor adventure.

Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge

Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge has 107 spacious rooms located across the street from the Glenwood Hot Springs Pool. The pool is 405 feet long and 100 feet wide and is one of the largest natural pools in the world. Along side the "big pool" is a therapeutic pool that is slightly warmer and has bubble-jet chairs for you to relax in. The lodge is in the heart of Glenwood Springs, CO on Interstate 70, three hours' drive from Denver and an hour drive from Aspen. You can soak in the pool after a day on Sunlight Mountain slopes or after a hike up to beautiful Hanging Lake hiking trail.

401 N River St
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

Orvis Hot Springs Lodge

Orvis Hot Springs has six themed rooms to choose from along with limited camping on premises. The hot springs are probably best known for being clothing optional at all hours. You can choose from a variety of pools in which to soak such as the Pond, Island Pond, Smoker's Pond, Lobster Pot, Indoor Pool and Private Tubs. They offer a massage therapist on site and are conveniently located in Ridgway, Colorado, a one-hour drive from Telluride and a two-hour drive from Durango.

1585 County Rd. 3,
Ridgway, Colorado 81432

Hot Sulphur Springs Resort & Spa

Known as the oldest and largest hot springs in the U.S., Hot Sulphur Springs has 22 pools and private baths along with a solarium pool, therapy elk pool and summer swimming pool. Hot Sulphur Springs Resort & Spa is located along the Colorado River at 7,600 feet near Rocky Mountain National Park. In addition to the pools, the resort offers a conference center, 80 acres of land to walk around, and access to some of the best outdoor activities such as cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, horseback riding and golfing. The resort has 17 rooms with various bed sizes to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

5609 County Road 20
Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado 80451

The Springs Resort & Spa in Pagosa Springs

Pagosa, CO is located in the middle of the largest contiguous wilderness area in the United States and the San Juan Wilderness area. Located at an elevation of 7,000 feet, it boasts over 300 sunny days per year. The resort has 50 rooms from standard, deluxe, grand and suite. All rooms are smoke free and some are pet friendly. There are 18 different pools, two of which are adult-only, along with a family-friendly swimming pool and fresh-water jacuzzi. Each pool has a different temperature and feel to it, so you are bound to fit the right fit for you.

P.O. Box 1799
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

Article Written By Kay Hammer

Kay Hammer has been a freelance writer since 2009. She has a B.S. in Retailing and Consumer Sciences from the University of Arizona and an M.A. in Environmental Leadership from Naropa University. She has written for various publications through school such as the Turning Leaf and Demand Studios such as Golf Link.

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