The 10 Closest Hot Springs to Fort Collins
With close to 30 man-made and natural hot springs in Colorado, there's plenty of places to go for a soak. Whether you're looking for a vacation, relaxation, rejuvenation, or even therapeutic benefits, here are the 10 closest hot springs to Fort Collins.
1. Indian Springs Resort - Idaho Springs
Indian Springs Resort is approximately 95 miles away from the Fort Collins area. The resort offers a mineral-water pool, multiple indoor and outdoor jacuzzis, as well as geo-thermal caves that each feature their own walk-in hot tub. Having been around for more than 100 years, Indian Springs Resort has had many famous visitors, including Clint Eastwood and John Denver.
2. Hot Sulphur Springs Resort & Spa - Hot Sulphur Springs, CO
Hot Sulphur Springs has 21 chemical-free mineral pools, ranging in temperatures from 95 to 112 degrees. Not too far from home, this resort is the perfect place to stay and soak.
3. Desert Reef Hot Springs - Florence, CO
Can you find a better backdrop for a hot spring soak session? Desert Reef is a natural, mineral hot spring pool, set in a desert oasis in the mountains. It's located about 175 miles away from Fort Collins, approximately three hours by car.
4. Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa- Buena Vista, CO
Cottonwood Hot Springs is known for being a sacred site with healing waters. This is not the place to party, but instead, enjoy pure relaxation and revitalization.
5. Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort - Nathrop, CO
The luxurious Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort is a little less than 200 miles away from Fort Collins. Between cascading hot springs, a relaxation pool, and a 400' hot spring water slide, there is something for everybody at this resort.
6. Glenwood Hot Springs - Glenwood Springs, CO
Glenwood Springs is known for having the world's largest hot spring pool. Their pool has 15 different minerals, that all provide varying health benefits. This is a great place for the whole family, or to unwind alone.
7. Valley View Hot Springs - Villa Grove, CO
There are six ponds, a hot tub, and a swimming pool available for guests at Valley View. This is a peaceful place to take in the beauty of Colorado, while going for a dip. The off-grid hot springs are also clothing-optional.
8. Antero Hot Springs - Nathrop, CO
There are several cabins at Antero, and each of them have a private hot spring pool right outside the door. The mineral-rich water leaves guests feeling refreshed, after relaxing in the solitude of the Rocky Mountains.
9. Strawberry Park Hot Springs - Steamboat Springs, CO
Strawberry Park Hot Springs is a must-visit destination for those staying Steamboat. The natural springs are nestled in the mountains, and surrounded by a beautiful forest. Guests can stay the night in cozy cabins located around the hot springs too.
10. Old Town Hot Springs, Steamboat Springs, CO
The Old Town Hot Springs are a great back-up to Strawberry Park in Steamboat. While the facility isn't as natural as some of the others, it's spacious and still very relaxing. There are eight geothermal pools on-site, plus water slides, and other recreational activities, making it a great kid-friendly option.
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