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Best Hot Springs Around Portland


Winter season is approaching with the rain and clouds, which might make you get in the mood to get warm with some hot springs. The good news for you is that there are dozens of natural hot springs around the Portland area that are worth experiencing during the colder months of the year.

Check out our list of some of the best hot springs around Portland that you should check out this winter and rejuvenate yourself with a wonderful time. It should be noted that before you head out to these locations that we have listed below, you should call in advance and make sure that they are not closed because of closed roads or inclement weather.


Bagby Hot Springs

The closest hot springs to Portland is Bagby Hot Springs that is located at Mt Hood, just a few hours drive from downtown Portland. There are a total of 5 private sections, each that have their own tub. There is also a main bathhouse that features a large wooden round tub that can fit a large group people. It should be noted that to access the Bagby Hot Springs, you will need to journey 1.5 miles to get to the bathhouses.


Deer Creek (Bigelow) Hot Springs

Along the McKenzie River just around 3 hours from Portland is the Deer Creek (Bigelow) hot springs that is a very delightful pool that fits up to four people. As this hot spring is located alongside the McKenzie River, there is a chance that you will see some kayakers going by while you are relaxing at the Bigelow Hot Springs during the day time.


Breitenbush Hot Springs

Another great natural hot spring around the Portland is the Breitenbush Hot Springs that is about a 2.5-hour drive from Portland. This is a relatively well-developed facility that features 3 natural pools, a cold plunge and four spiral tubs. Breitenbush Hot Springs great services such as deep tissue massages, meditation, yoga and other wellness offerings.

It should be noted that reservations will be needed for your visit. Passes can be purchased $20-$36 based on the day that you plan to visit the hot springs.


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