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Lava Hot Springs, Idaho: Idaho's World Famous Hot Pools

Pools and baths steaming with 102 to 112 F degrees of geothermal heat, even in the frigid winter.

Lava Hot Springs

430 E. Main St., Lava Hot Springs, ID
Lava Hot Springs. I-15 exit 47. Drive east on US 30 for 11 miles, into town. The hot springs are at the corner of Main St. and 4th Ave.
Summer daily 8 am - 11 pm; fewer hours off-season. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $7.50
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Idaho's World Famous Hot Pools

This is one of several establishments that offer hot pools and river rafting. It has a series of pools from hottest to less hot. Nice experience in a charming small tourist town.

[Martin Lewison, 06/27/2015]
Idaho's World Famous Hot Pools

Pools are heated by an ancient volcano. Water ranges in pools from 102 to 112 F degrees.

[Harlyn, 08/19/2010]

Promoting the healing properties of "odor free" warm mineral waters.

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