Salida and Buena Vista Hot Springs

Salida Hot Springs Pool – The Salida Hot Springs is a year-round facility offering aquatic recreation and relaxation in natural, hot, mineral water.

Collected underground and piped 5 miles from the source high in the majestic Rocky Mountains, this sparkling clear and odorless water was originally enjoyed by the Ute Indians.


At Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort you will find a “dream location”; Mountain Peaks in excess of 14,000 feet will surround you. Hot springs that are 135 degrees at the surface will melt away your cares. Dine on gourmet meals and stay in comfortable, yet affordable lodging. For those with an energetic side, there are activities galore.


Cottonwood Hot Springs – Come soak in Colorado’s purest, geo-thermal, gravity-fed mineral spas. Historically noted for their medicinal and therapeutic value, the springs were used for centuries by the Ute Indians as a spiritual gathering retreat. Ever since, people have come from all over the country to soak in the curative waters.


Joyful Journey – Our pools are natural mineral water with no chemical treatment of any kind.

Outdoor soaking is done in the neck-deep Tower Pool, along with two partially covered, waist-deep soaking pools, with temperatures ranging from 98 to 108 degrees F.