A small concrete-and-rock tub built in an isolated, dry desert wash, fed by a small hot spring. A truly remote and pleasurable desert hot-spring experience, Kaiser is what visiting hot springs in the southwest is all about. Located along a narrow, sandy desert wash, the spring feeds a small, crude concrete-and-rock tub, built by a few hardy souls willing to cart mortar down this rough canyon.
The tub is about 4 feet by 4 feet, and about 2 feet deep, with warm water (about 95 degrees F). Summer is certainly not the time to visit this hot spring, as air temperatures are likely to be well over 100 degrees F. In places the canyon is quite narrow and quite spectacular. The hike down to the spring is perhaps the most enjoyable part of the visit. At the spring, the canyon opens up a bit, allowing for a nice view of the surroundings. Although in an isolated setting, Kaiser Hot Spring is rather well known, and on weekend days in the spring, fall, and winter you can generally expect to see other people.
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