Best Hot Springs In Steamboat Springs, CO

We all know about the health benefits of soaking in natural hot springs. So it’s no wonder they are a popular tourist destination here in Steamboat Springs, and are being regularly here as a form of therapy and rehabilitation. Hot springs have an especially high natural mineral content, because heated water can hold more dissolved solids. Like a multivitamin for the skin, they can contain anything from calcium, magnesium, silica, lithium, and more! Fun fact: The heat in hot springs can help alleviate pain and help soothe aching muscles.Celebrate Steamboat with a soak in one of it’s famous and historic hot springs. Old Town Hot Springs is in the heart of downtown Steamboat while Strawberry Park Hot Springs is an adventure on the edge of the Yampa Valley. Both  offer  a  relaxing soak and a refreshing dip into Steamboat’s colorful history.

Whether you’re looking for a fun afternoon for the family or a leisurely soak for those sore legs after a day of skiing or mountain biking, Steamboat’s hot springs are the perfect way to put an exclamation point on the ultimate Colorado getaway.

So how exactly do the combination of these minerals and this hot water, help alleviate pain and soreness? Read on to learn about the two hot springs in Steamboat Springs and why we love them.

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Colorado’s original natural hot springs spa resort, Old Town Hot Springs has served visitors and locals since the 1880s. Located in downtown Steamboat Springs, visitors relax in one of four 98-103-degree spring-fed pools. Kids of all ages enjoy the thrill of our 230-foot waterslides and aquatic climbing wall. From Memorial to Labor Day Weekend, the Wibit floating obstacle course is also a big hit with children.


Located in downtown, Old Town Hot Springs offers hot springs-fed pools, two waterslides, a climbing wall, and a fitness center. The swimming and soaking pools of Old Town Hot Springs served as a gathering and bathing place for the Ute Indians who first settled in the area. In the late 1800s, it was a social spot for the early homesteaders.

Today, the family-friendly facility is the place for recreation and rejuvenation for visitors and locals alike. Kids will love the waterslides and rock-climbing wall. A kiddie pool, lap pool, fitness center and adults-only spring make this the perfect family destination.


The Old Town Hot Springs is located conveniently downtown at Third Street and Lincoln Avenue, accessible by lodging shuttles or the Steamboat Springs Transit free bus.

Relax and Reset at Strawberry Hot Springs


Rustic relaxation at Strawberry Park Hot Springs

Head out of town for the most breathtaking experience in Colorado at Strawberry Park Hot Springs. Nestled in an aspen grove in the mountains about 15 minutes from downtown Steamboat, the wilderness setting highlights the rustic beauty of the Yampa Valley. Several hot pools of varying temperatures are fed by the natural spring water and the rushing Hot Spring Creek.

Holding true to what makes them so unique, the Strawberry Park Hot Springs blend pure nature with unique stone masonry in an incredible setting. Soaking in the therapeutic 104 degree water is the perfect way to unwind from your adventure-filled day. This incredible facility offers unique stone lined soaking pools, rustic cabins and tent sites, massage and Watsu therapy. Leave the hustle and bustle behind, and come relax in one of the most breathtaking locations in Colorado. Minutes away, yet worlds apart.

Local’s Tip: Remember, adults only after dark and cash only!


Access Strawberry Park Hot Springs by a short drive or take an all-inclusive shuttle service that will take care of everything for you. In the spring, summer and fall, soakers are able to hike or bike into Strawberry Park via the Hot Springs Trail.

Four-wheel drive is recommended for the rugged but beautiful drive there. In the summer, campsites, sheep wagons and cabins are available for a rustic camping experience, and heated cabins are available to rent in winter. Massages and watsu round out this ultimate spa experience.

**Reservations for the springs are required. –> Click here to reserve your spot.

Old Town Hot Springs


Steamboat Springs is proud to be a part of the Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop (CHHSL) where five premier hot springs destinations in the western part of the state have formed the 720-mile loop. Learn More