Take a Dip at "Hippie" Hot Springs

Wyoming Hippie Hot Springs

Added by Christina Adele Warburg

  • Clean, comfortable and scenic
  • At the base of a waterfall in the National Forest
  • Perfect for a lazy afternoon or an evening under the stars
  • There is a $6.00 fee to swim at these springs

Hippie Hot Springs is definitely one of the better kept secrets in the area. In fact, locals will probably get mad that I am even letting others know about it. Recently the Park Service has really cracked down on people illegally bathing in the more popular hot springs up near Flagg Ranch. The good news is that those northern hot springs are far inferior to these beautiful southern ones anyway.

Hippie Hot Springs are leaps and bounds cleaner and clearer with a more comfortable temperature. In addition, they are much more scenic than any other hot springs in the area. These hot springs are slightly larger than a hot tub, have clear turquoise water, and are right at the base of two waterfalls. Perfect for afternoon with friends or a romantic night while stargazing.

If you prefer something a little more developed, a mile up the road is Granite Hot Springs. That is a developed pool with bathrooms and a small snack bar.

Tip: This spot is better in late summer, autumn or winter when the water levels in the creek are lower, making it easier to cross. In the winter these are accessible only by over snow transportation.

Pack List

  • Bathing suit
  • Walking stick
  • Towel
  • Camera
  • Water shoes
  • Sun screen
  • Water
  • Snacks
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19 days ago

Sick Nasty

Wow! The water across the river was cold, once you got to the hot pots it was super nice. The pot is pretty small it could comfortably seat 4ish people. Go on the fall it has less cold water running through, it makes for a better soak.

19 days ago

5 months ago

For The Adventurous

Will take some effort and some balance but totally worth it. Don't forget to leave your wallet and non waterproof phone in the car ūüėČ. Once you do it in daylight then try it at night, double the adventure! Be bear aware.

5 months ago

Added by Christina Adele Warburg

Grand Teton and Yosemite Park Ranger. Lover of Hot Cheetos and Dresses. Also, mountains.

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