Bashfords Hot Springs

Bashfords Hot Mineral Spa
Bashfords Hot Springs
Mineral Pools
Bashfords Hot Springs
Therapy Pool
Bashfords Hot Mineral Spa

A winter RV hot springs resort, Bashfords Hot Mineral Spa is located at the base of the Chocolate Mountains in close proximity to the Salton Sea.

Naturally heated highly mineralized water emerges from over 500 feet deep  and comes out through an artesian well at 150°F. While moving through a tower and pipes, it cools down and then is pumped into soaking pool at about 101°F and swimming pool at 84-87°F. Also, there are six fill-and-drain hot bathtubs for personal use.

Swimming and therapy pools are salt water chlorinated. Bathtubs are drained after each use, so no chemical treatment is required.

Besides soaking and swimming you can enjoy breathtaking scenery of mountains, exotic palm trees surrounding the emerald pond, and beautiful California desert sunsets. Bashfords Hot Mineral Spa offers a wide range of activities including pool aerobics, dancing, arts and crafts classes.

If you wish to ride ATVs out on the sand dunes, old mines, and bat caves, rentals are available at the Glamis North Hot Springs 0.3 miles north of Bashfords Hot Mineral Spa.

Bashfords Hot Springs is RV facility with 143 full hookups and tent camping sites. Open from October to May. No day-use option is available.

Bashfords Hot Mineral Spa | Facts

Location: 18 miles northwest of Niland • California • USA
Open: October-May
Development: RV Resort, soaking & swimming pools, hot tubs
Clothing: Required
Services: Laundry room, recreation rooms, picnic area
Hiking distance: Short
Road Access: Any vehicle
Restrictions: This is an adult park. Children may visit and must be supervised
Day-use: For registered overnight guests only

Elevation: 87 ft (-27 m) below sea level
Hot Springs coordinates (DDM/DD):
N 33°25.376' W 115°40.836' | 33.4229, -115.6806

Water T° (source): 150°F (65°C)
Water T° (soaking pool): 101°F (38°C)
Water T° (soaking pool): 84-87°F (29-31°C)
Free of the sulfur smell.


From Palm Springs,

  • Take I-10 and head east for 18 miles to CA-86
  • Bear right and follow 12 miles on CA-86 to 66th Ave
  • Turn left onto 66th Ave and then 1 mile take a right onto CA-111 S
  • Continue for about 29 miles to Hot Mineral Spa Road
  • Turn left onto Hot Mineral Spa Road and continue 3.4 miles to the destination on the right.

Address: 10590 Hot Mineral Spa Road, Niland, CA 92257
Phone: 760-354-1315

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