Hot Springs Resorts in Colorado

Hot Springs Resorts in Colorado
Colorado is home to multiple hot spring resorts appealing to families, couples, large groups and individuals. The natural waters that rise up from the earth are host to a variety of minerals such as lithium, calcium, radium and sulphur. Hot springs are relaxing and therapeutic and are a great way to wind down the day after enjoying the great outdoors. The hot spring resorts in Colorado are within easy access to a variety of outdoor sports such as skiing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, golfing, kayaking and climbing.

Hot Sulphur Springs Resort

Hot Sulphur Springs Resort is located along the Colorado River between Winter Park and Steamboat Springs to the west of Rocky Mountain National Park. The resort has 17 rooms with king, queen, double or twin beds. There are a total of 21 pools and private baths kept between 95 and 112 degrees Farenheit. The resort has a conference center and 80 acres of walkable land for guests and offers easy access to outdoor activities such as snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, hiking, horseback riding and golfing.

5609 County Road 20
Hot Sulphur Springs, CO 80451
(970) 725-3306

Orvis Hot Springs Lodge

Orvis Hot Springs is located in Ridgway, Colo., an hour's drive from Telluride and two hours from Durango. The hot springs is well-known as one of the few clothing-optional naturist resorts and is visited for the high lithium content in the waters. The lodge has six themed rooms to choose from and a few individual camping sites on the premises. The pools range in temperature from 100 to 114 degrees Farenheit, with the largest pond averaging near 103 degrees. There is ample lounging area around the pools with chairs and grassy knolls, a small community kitchen, large changing areas and a massage therapist on site.

1585 County Rd. 3 

Ridgway, CO 81432 

(970) 626-5324

Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge

Glenwood Hot Springs Pool is one of the largest natural hot spring pools in the world. The large pool has both a water slide and lap lanes and sits beside a smaller therapeutic pool that is hotter and has bubble jet chairs in which to relax. The lodge itself has 107 rooms and is located directly across the street from the pool. The lodge is located close to Interstate 70 in Glenwood Springs and is a three-hour drive from Denver and a two-hour drive from Grand Junction. There is much to do in Glennwood Springs such as skiing at Sunlight Mountain Resort or biking in the mountains or up the valley to Aspen for a day. 

401 N River St 

Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 

(800) 537-7946

Valley View Hot Springs

Valley View Hot Springs is located on the Orient Land Trust in the Northern San Luis Valley. Lodging on the land trust is rustic (but not primitive) with two small and three large cabins, a communal lodge, Sunset House (similar to hotel rooms), tent camping and vehicle camping. Admission is limited to the land trust by quotas from May to October. The pools consist of four natural ponds, a long spring-fed swimming pool and a heated hot pool. Pets are allowed with a deposit and the entire grounds are clothing optional.

County Road GG
P.O. Box 65
Villa Grove, CO 81155
(719) 256-4315

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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