• Activities:

    Chillin, Swimming

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Summer, Autumn, Winter

Forest
Hot Springs
River
Romantic
Scenic

Soak for free in a hot mineral spring along the Crystal River near Aspen.

This 20-foot pool is surrounded by beautiful peaks, and is only a short distance from the parking area. Keep in mind this spot is popular on the weekends.

Pack List

  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Water
  • Sun protection
  • Walking shoes
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Fairly easy to get to if you are in the region. Google maps was pretty accurate. Do not be afraid of the hippie vibes, people there are totally cool and dope to talk to. I wouldn't plan a trip around this spring alone, but if in the area (Aspen, Hanging Lake, etc.) is it definitely worth stopping by and chillin out a bit whilst enjoying a nice view of the mountains.

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

Beautiful and easy spot to get to. Depending on water flow and time of year the pools could be gone or not the ideal temp. If it's nice out and a weekend this place is packed.

about 2 years ago
about 2 years ago

Eric Schuette Explorer

I love adventure and exploring. Currently a school psychologist who tries to spend my free-time hiking, climbing, fishing, and celebrating with a good beer in Colorado. On Instagram @ericschuettephotography Cheers!!!

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