The Hot Springs

Come to the Hot Springs Capitol of the World! Millions of travelers and adventurers come to Glenwood Springs and the Roaring Fork Valley to relax, rejuvenate, and recharge. Here's a closer look at our area's renowned natural hot springs and spas.

World Famous Glenwood Hot Springs

On the grounds of the World's Largest Hot Springs Pool, the Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge and Spa features a 107-room lodge, water slides, mini golf, a premier athletic club, and the spectacular new Spa of the Rockies. In the tradition of the West, the complete renovation of the historic sandstone bathhouse is a tribute to the spiritual beauty of this majestic landscape. Find more at or call 800-537-7946

Iron Mountain Hot Springs


Situated alongside the Colorado River and surrounded by Rocky Mountain views that soothe and inspire, Iron Mountain Hot Springs offers 16 geothermal soaking pools for a pure soaking experience—the way nature intended. The freshwater family pool is cooler and ideal for all ages. When it’s time for a break, the Sopris Café hits the spot with a delicious assortment of snacks, wraps, pizza and beverages. Learn more at or call 970-945-4766.

Avalanche Ranch Hot Springs

Designed around the natural landscape and rock formations of the dramatic Crystal River Valley, Avalanche Ranch features three Colorado natural hot springs pools in a tiered layout.

Cascading from one to the next, each of the beautiful hot springs is situated at a level that provides limited visibility from one to the next. The largest pool is fed by a 3-foot waterfall forming a warm screen of water in front of a rock grotto.

The three Colorado hot springs provide year-round, day and night availability to guests of Avalanche Ranch's vacation cabins. Public access must be made by reservation. Learn more at or call (970) 963-2846.