One of the features that make Oregon unique is a geothermal pattern of attractive hot springs that simultaneously matches a rainy climate alongside the Cascade Mountains and the semi-arid climate of Eastern Oregon.

Courtesy of geothermal activity, Oregon has numerous delightful, steamy, comforting hot springs where you can immerse your body to lessen the everyday stress and troubles.

It does not matter if you want to enjoy a cool evening in summer or you are looking for a place to relax and to get warm during a chilly winter day, you can always get it while soaking in mineral-rich geothermal water. Hot springs are not only comforting but providing a plethora therapeutic benefits.

You can enjoy commercial hot springs which are mostly rustic, offering comfortable accommodations while enjoying hot bathing in the middle of nature. The best options are Summer Lake Hot Springs, Crystal Crane Hot Springs, and Hunters Hot Springs.

Hot springs located on BLM land or in National Forests are primitive or undeveloped. Some of them are completely free, while others charge a nominal fee.

Unique geothermal areas Mickey Hot Springs and Borax Lake Hot Springs are not designed for bathing because of extremely hot temperatures, steam, and fragile ground surface. Both sites offer scenic vistas with colorful hot pools similar to Yellowstone National Park.






Cascade Mountains

Austin Hot Springs - Privately owned, closed to the public.
Bagby Hot Springs - Primitive, rustic bathhouses and wood tubs.
Belknap Hot Springs - Resort, gardens, two big swimming pools.
Breitenbush Hot Springs - Retreat and Conference Center, soaking tubs and outdoor pools.
Lower Breitenbush Hot Springs - Primitive, no services.
Cougar (Terwilliger) Hot Springs - Primitive, five cascading pools.
Deer Creek (Bigelow) Hot Springs - Undeveloped, no services.
McCredie Hot Springs - Undeveloped, no services.
Umpqua Hot Springs - Undeveloped, no services.
Wall Creek (Meditation) Warm Springs - Undeveloped, no services.

Central Oregon

East Lake Hot Springs - Undeveloped, no services.
Paulina Lake Hot Springs - Undeveloped, no services.

Southern Oregon

Lithia Springs Resort - Resort and spa, outdoor swimming pool, hot tub, whirlpool tubs in each guest room.
Wellsprings (Jackson Hot Springs) - Olympic-size pool, public hot tub, private tubs, sauna, steam room.

Northeastern Oregon

Bingham Springs (Bar M Ranch) - Rustic resort, seasonal swimming pool.
Cove Warm Springs - Seasonal swimming pool.
Grande Hot Springs - RV Resort, two outdoor pools, yurts with tubs.
Hot Lake Springs - Historic hotel, hot tubs.
Ritter Hot Springs - Historic hotel, cottages, seasonal swimming pool.

Southeastern Oregon

Alvord Hot Springs - Primitive, two concrete tanks, some services.
Antelope (Hart Mountain) Hot Springs - Primitive, two pools.
Barnes (Frenchglen) Warm Springs - Undeveloped, no services.
Beulah Hot Springs - Undeveloped, no services.
Borax Hot Springs - Undeveloped, no services.
Borax Lake Hot Springs - Undeveloped, no services.
Echo Rock Hot Springs. Undeveloped, no service.
Fisher Hot Springs - Undeveloped, no services.
Greeley Bar Hot Springs - Undeveloped, no services.
Hunters (Geyser) Hot Springs - Resort, big swimming pool, geyser.
Juntura Hot Springs - Undeveloped, no services.
Crystal Crane Hot Springs - Rustic resort, hot swimming pond, private soaking tubs.
McDermitt Hot Springs(Easterday Hot Springs | Lucky Seven Hot Springs) - Undeveloped, no services.
Mickey Hot Springs - Geothermal area, no services, no soaking.
Ryegrass Hot Springs - Undeveloped, no services.
Snively Hot Springs - Undeveloped, no services.
South Harney Lake Hot Springs - Undeveloped, no services.
Summer Lake Hot Springs - Rustic resort. Large indoor pool, outdoor rock pools.
Willow Creek (Whitehorse Ranch) Hot Springs - Undeveloped, some service.

Oregon-Nevada Border

Virgin Valley Hot Springs - Primitive, warm pond, campground.
Bog Hot Springs - Undeveloped, hot irrigation ditch.
Dyke Hot Springs - Primitive, a few soaking tubs.
Baltazor Hot Springs - Undeveloped, extremely hot temperatures.



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