Hike to the Piedra River Hot Springs

Piedra River Hot Springs

Soak in natural hot springs, tucked away in the San Juan National Forest.

This free use, natural hot spring on the Piedra River has several 100 degree pools. The springs are accessible via a 3 mile roundtrip hike, often with wildlife sightings along the way.

Photo Credit: Granger Meador

Pack List

  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Hiking boots
  • Water
  • Sun protection
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RT Distance 3 Miles
Activities Chillin, Swimming, Hiking
Skill Level Beginner
Season Summer, Autumn
Trail Type Out-and-Back
Features
Forest
Hot Springs
River
Romantic
Scenic

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What Goes Down Must Come Up!

Great little hike down. When reaching bottom stay right to make it to the falls. You will see a three tiered fire pit and directly down to the river there are several natural hot springs! Please be kool and pack out your trash. This little treasure deserves some respect! Enjoy


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