Local Pools and Where to Find Them
Five Local Pools Make Ouray a Hot-Spring Enthusiast's Dream
Come soak in five of the best developed hot springs in Colorado. Stay in our valley and soak to your heart's content! Four of these: the Ouray Hot Springs Pool, the vapor caves and outdoor pool at the Wiesbaden Hot Springs Spa & Lodgings, the pools at the Twin Peaks Lodge & Hot Springs and the naturally landscaped pools at Orvis Hot Springs in Ridgway are open to the public. Guests at the Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs can also enjoy private hot springs during their hotel stay.
The Ouray Hot Springs pool is the largest and most iconic hot springs pool in our area. Surrounded by 13,000-foot snow-capped peaks, this location offers five total geothermal heated pools. Ouray Hot Springs has an adult only soaking section, two fast water slides, a playground/obstacle course and climbing wall in the activity pool, a workout pool with 8 lap lanes, and two all-ages pools. If you're looking for something everyone will enjoy, you can't go wrong here.
The Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs, Ouray's most popular lodging, has natural hot springs onsite and extremely clean, attractively decorated rooms; from standard rooms with queen, king or two queen beds,to a beautifully designed honeymoon suite and larger two-room suites with or without kitchens and fireplaces. Recognized as one of Ouray's most popular lodging spots, the Box Canyon Lodge & Hot Springs offers well-appointed and attractively decorated rooms with intimate tubs to match. This location is highly recommended for a romantic getaway.
Looking for a more rejuvenating soak? Health and wellness are the focus at the Orvis Hot Springs where guest can enjoy eight unique pools alongside restorative services from their team of professional massage therapists. For the complete experience, be sure to stay overnight in their lodge where you can enjoy 24-hour access to the various soaking pools.
Wiesbaden is an intimate lodge, spa, and natural hot springs attraction rolled into one perfect package. Because their waters are continuously fed, they are often particularly recognized for their superior water quality which further adds to their "unequaled" therapeutic distinction. Their location offers three unique pools, one of which is the "Vapor Cave" providing for a more secluded experience complimented by hot waters reaching 108 degrees.
Located conveniently in downtown Ouray, Twin Peaks has everything needed to enjoy a good soak or a multi-day getaway. Alongside their three pools, guest can also enjoy their restaurant, spa, and other adventurous options like jeep rentals all on-site. Their pools are open 24-hours a day making a relaxing soak easy to find.
A Community Committed to Soaking
Since 1927, the Ouray Hot Springs Pool has served the local and regional communities and its guests as the premier destination for relaxation, family fun and amazing views.
After almost a century of use, the Ouray Hot Springs Pool just completed a multi-million dollar renovation and the new pool facility is sure create lasting memories for future generations to come. While the historic oval shape remains, every other feature of the pool has received a complete overhaul with new soaking pools, waterfalls, lap lanes and a climbing and diving platform.
Adjacent to the Ouray Hot Springs Pool is Fellin Park, which boasts a 1/4-mile running track, playground, softball diamond, horseshoe pit, barbecue grills and picnic tables. Spend the day with family and friends enjoying a day of old-fashioned fun surrounded by the stunning beauty of the towering San Juan Mountains.