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Very educational for kids

My husband and I took our granddaughters here (10 and 7) They were mesmerized with the hot water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Terry W
Avery, Ca.
Wow, who knew

This place was fantastic. Unfortunately, it was almost 90 degrees outside so I had absolutely no... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Francisco
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took our granddaughters here (10 and 7) They were mesmerized with the hot water bubbling out of the ground. There are lots of trails to hike and lots of geothermal activity. The only down side is the number of people.

1  Thank Terry W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was fantastic. Unfortunately, it was almost 90 degrees outside so I had absolutely no desire to dip myself into hot water. But plenty of people were doing it. This is a free, easily accessible, geologically amazing place to visit. And, if you want...More

2  Thank 7,268
Reviewed 7 June 2018

We were so glad we knew of this spot prior to making our way from Yosemite heading to Lake Tahoe. It was absolutely gorgeous. The rock formations around the hot spring are enough to make you take notice but then you look around and you...More

1  Thank brookeann521
Reviewed 30 April 2018

You should definitely put this hot spring on your to-do list! The view from the tubs are absolutely stunning. There are several spring pool options and can accommodate several people in each tub. It is only 1 mile off HWY 395, dirt road, but well...More

3  Thank SlowDownSeeMore
Reviewed 17 March 2018

I love this place and it is one of the best hot springs. Please though go with respect and keep this place clean. Do not come with an attitude and know this is clothing optional and should stay that way. Be one with nature and...More

12  Thank JohnFallonStudio
Reviewed 5 February 2018

How amazing is it that so many incredible sites are available to everyone at little to no cost. Travertine is one the best examples of this. It is stunning. The area is awesome to explore. If you are interested in geology or photography, this place...More

4  Thank lostintheamazon
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We visited Travertine hot springs between traveling from Yosemite to Tahoe. Travertine is a beautiful natural hotspring. The parking area has a maintained out toilet. There is also a man made dipping pool adjacent to the parking area. A short trail will take you to...More

2  Thank LizandC
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We were driving from tahoe to Yosemite and saw this on our route. It turns to a dirt road on the left at the location and winds you around scenery for about a half mile. Bathroom available but not super well kept as it's in...More

1  Thank Michele S
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Went there on a Thursday evening for sunset in the end of summer. Most pools were taken, but we were able to enjoy a good soak. Definitely a place to check out if you have an extra hour in your day, especially after a long...More

1  Thank Karina S
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The springs are in a very sensitive area. Access is up a rough unpaved road. There are rest rooms. The pools vary in temperature but some are very hot. It is possible to sit in the water.

2  Thank SidBarras
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9 July 2018|
Response from SlowDownSeeMore | Reviewed this property |
Sure... It's on public land so there aren't a lot of rules:)
12 March 2018|
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Response from lostintheamazon | Reviewed this property |
It varies among the pools; warm to hot, maybe mid 90s to 110’ perhaps.
19 May 2017|
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Response from Arnaud D | Reviewed this property |
It's definitly a good time. Kids are welcome, just be sure to bring some water in case the weather gets too hot. Also be advised that some time some people like to enjoy their bathing nude.