Explore Montana's 18 commercial hot spring pools and resorts. The springs are in alphabetical order.


Alameda's Hot Springs Retreat

Directions:  Located in Hot Springs, MT. Hot Springs is located 71 miles north of Missoula.

Features:  The resort features a qaint relaxing experience. Their website mentions each suite has a private hot mineral bath. They draw water from the same source as other area resorts, the tempature is about 100 degrees.

Overall:  Appears to be a low key relaxing place to get away.

More Info:  Visit Alameda's Hot Springs Retreat web site http://www.alamedashotsprings.com. Note: This summary was created using information from their website, at this time they have not replied with further information.

Boulder Hot Springs

Directions:  Take Interstate 15 south from Helena 28 miles to Boulder, travel through the town and continue three miles on state highway 69. Boulder Hot Springs is on your right and well signed.

Features:  A complete hot springs resort featuring lodging including bed & breakfast rooms, guest rooms and camping options. The amenities include separate hot pools and steam rooms for men and women (during the week) and 98 degree outdoor pool. You will appreciate the hot pools and steam rooms after a run in zero degree weather from the outdoor pool.

Overall:  This resort is worth checking out and maybe driving out of your way to stay especially if you enjoy a unique relaxed resort and along with some great history too. Boulder Hot Springs is strictly alcohol free, you will not find a party crowd here.

More Info:  Visit Boulder Hot Springs web site http://www.boulderhotsprings.com. Note: This summary was based on the experience had by MontanaHotSprings.net and approved by Boulder Hot Springs, Thank you!

Boulder Hot Springs
Photos provided by montanahotsprings.net 2015

Broadwater Hot Springs and Fitness

Directions:  Located just a couple miles west of Helena, MT off of US Highway 12.

Features:  Three hot pools and a large outdoor warm pool for swimming and relaxing. The Broadwater has undergone reovations transforming to a hot spring destination, it now includes a bar and grill along with an additional hot pool to relax in.

Overall:  They used to be geared toward a health club crowd for the previous 30 years but now are showcasing the hot springs as the attraction. This is a great place to come relax for the day or an evening.

More Info:  Visit Broadwater Hot Springs and Fitness web site http://www.thebroadwater.com/. Note: This summary was added with very helpful assistance from the Broadwater Hot Springs, Thank you!

Broadwater Hot Springs
Top Photos provided by the Broadwater 2016
Bottom photo provided by @bchotspringer Instagram 2017

Bozeman Hot Springs Spa and Fitness

Directions:  Located 8 miles west of Bozeman on US 191.

Features:  Nine soaking pools with temperatures ranging from 59 degrees to 106 degrees.

Overall:  Bozeman Hot Springs is also a fitness facility as well as a hot spring. If your traveling through the area it would be a great place to stop and relax.

More Info:  Visit Bozeman Hot Springs Spa and Fitness web site http://www.bozemanhotsprings.co. Note: This summary was created using information from their web site, at this time they have not replied with further information.

Bozeman Hot Springs
Photo provided by @bchotspringer Instagram 2017

Chico Hot Springs

Directions:  Off Highway 89 between Livingston and Gardiner, 23 miles south of Livingston. Take Highway 89 to the flashing light in Emigrant, Montana. At the light turn left and travel 1.2 miles to the stop sign and turn left. Once you make the left, travel another mile and turn right onto the Chico Road. Chico Hot Springs is located at the end of the road.

Features:  A complete hot springs resort featuring two hot pools. Also offers dining, saloon, spa, horseback riding, dog sledding and rafting. The pool also features a swim up bar.

Overall:  This resort is worth checking out for a weekend or stop by on your way to Yellowstone National Park.

More Info:   Visit Chico Hot Springs web site http://www.chicohotsprings.com. Note: This summary was added with the help of Chico Hot Springs, Thank you!

Chico Hot Springs
Photos provided by Chico and Photographer Kene Sperry 2016

Elkhorn Hot Springs

Directions:  Take the Jackson/Wisdom exit 59 off I-15, 2 miles south of Dillon. This exit is for Montana Highway 278, take 278 for 25 miles, look for the Elkhorn Hot Springs sign as well as the Pioneer Scenic By-Way. From here follow the Pioneer Scenic By-Way for 13 miles where you will find the springs.

Features:  A rustic hot springs resort featuring two large outdoor hot pools and a Grecian Saunas. Lodging is available onsite offering rustic and modern cabins as well as lodge rooms with a buffet breakfast included with your stay. All structures are the original early 1900s giving you a taste of the former years. Area attraction include Maverick Mountain Ski area only 3 miles away, cross county ski trial out of the parking lot, over 200 miles of groomed snowmobile trail, endless hiking and riding trails in the summer months, and near some great fishing.

Overall:  Elkhorn is a great base camp to explore Maverick Mountain, snowmobiling, hiking or digging quartz at nearby Crystal park.

More Info:  Visit Elkhorn Hot Springs web site for more infomation includng stay and ski packages.http://www.elkhornhotsprings.com. Note: This summary was added with the help of Elkhorn Hot Springs and experience by MontanaHotSprings.net, Thank you!

Elkhorn Hot Springs
Photos provided by the Elkhorn Hot Springs 2017

Fairmont Hot Springs

Directions:  Located between Anaconda and Butte just off I-90. Take the Fairmont/Gregson exit 211. Follow Fairmont road west 2.6 miles until you reach the resort.

Features:  This is without question the largest hot spring resort in the state. The resort features a large outdoor and indoor pool as well as hot pools as well as a fun waterslide. Other amenities include a restaurant, full bar and arcade for kids. The resort is open for day use and the pools are open 24 hours a day. This is a family friendly resort so if you aren't into lots of screaming kids stay away until after the slide closes.

Overall:  A good place to get away for a night, it's very family friendly and worth the trip.

More Info:  Visit Fairmont Hot Springs web site http://www.fairmontmontana.com. Note: This summary was based on the experience had by MontanaHotSprings.net, at this time they have not replied with further information.

Fairmont Hot Springs
Photo provided by @bchotspringer Instagram 2017

Jackson Hot Springs *Reopened under new ownership October 2018, watch for updates!*

Directions:  Located between Wisdom and Dillon in Jackson, MT. Take the Jackson/Wisdom exit 59 off I-15, 2 miles south of Dillon. This exit is for Montana Highway 278, take 278 west 43 miles to Jackson.

Features:  The resort features a large outdoor pool kept between 94 degrees and 103 degrees. Other amenities include a restaurant, full bar. As for lodging the resort offers several fireplace cabins and also has tent sites available.

Overall:  Jackson Hot Springs appears to be a relaxing place in a small town.

More Info:  Visit Jackson Hot Springs web site http://www.jacksonhotsprings.com. Note: This summary was created using information from their website, at this time they have not replied with further information.

Lolo Hot Springs

Directions:  Lolo Hot Springs is a historical landmark along the Lewis and Clark trail. It is located 25 miles west on Highway 12 from the town of Lolo and 7 Miles east of Lolo Pass near the Idaho border.

Features:  Lolo Hot Springs offers an indoor hot spring that ranges in temperature from 90 to 104 degrees and an outdoor cold pool that ranges from 70 to 94 degrees. The resort offers a lodge, cabins, RV and test sites. Other amenities include a restaurant and full bar.

Overall:  The area provides many recreational opportunities including a folf course, hiking and fishing, the winter offers snowmobiling. It is a relaxing place to get away!

More Info:  Visit Lolo Hot Springs web site http://www.lolohotsprings.com. This summary was provided with help of Lolo Hot Springs. Thank You!

Lolo Hot Springs
Photos provided from Lolo Hot Springs Facebook page

Lost Trail Hot Springs

Directions:  Located at the base of Lost Trail Pass on US Highway 93. Take highway 93 about 40 miles south of Hamilton, Montana.

Features::  This is a full service resort featuring a large 20' by 70' pool, the water varies from 93 degrees in the winter to 105 in the summer, they cover the pool with a temporary cover in the winter to maintain a warmer air temperature. The resort features lodging, restaurant and a bar as well.

Overall::  This seems like an relaxing place, and a great place to stay or stop after a day of skiing at the near by ski resort. This resort is family friendly and the pool includes a wading area for children.

More Info:  Visit Lost Trail Hot Springs web site http://www.losttrailhotsprings.com. Note: This summary was created using information from their website, they declined to provide further information.

K Bar L Ranch & Medicine Springs

Directions:  Located at the confluence of the North and South Forks of the Sun River. This resort provides a very unique experience over any of the other in Montana, getting there involves a boat ride across Gibson Reservoir.

Features:  The K Bar L Ranch is blessed with natural geothermal springs that bubble out of a hillside on the property. These waters feed a swimming pool that has soothed and delighted guests for many years. Long before the Ranch built the pool, the Medicine Springs were used by Indians, hunters, trappers, loggers and other folks seeking the healing and relaxing properties of the springs.

At a constant temperature of 86F, the water is enjoyable year round. The humidity and warmth arising from the springs create a micro-climate that attracts fireflies during the warm summer months, lending even more mystique to the wonders of nature in this wilderness setting. It is a very unique feature to this property.

Overall::  K Bar L Ranch looks like it would be the ultimate place to get away from it all, the area abounds with fishing, hiking and hunting opportunities.

More Info:  Visit K Bar L Ranch & Medicine Springs web site http://www.kbarlranch.com. Note: This summary was provided by K Bar L Ranch, Thank you!

Photos provided by the K Bar L Ranch

Norris Hot Springs

Directions:  Located South of Three Forks Montana in Norris Montana 44 miles south of I 90 off US Highway 287.

Features::  A features a large 30' by 40' pool, the water is anywhere between 100 degrees to 106 degrees depending on the season and outside temperature. There is a bar and restaurant on site featuring local beer and food from local sources. The springs also features an onsite RV park for those who wish to stay overnight.

Overall::  Norris is a unique place, the resort features live music Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights via a stage overlooking the pool. This is one of a kind for Montana. We haven't been here yet but it's on our list!

More Info:  Visit Norris Hot Springs web site http://www.norrishotsprings.com. Note: This summary was added with the help of Norris Hot Springs, Thank You!

Norris Hot Springs
Photos provided by Norris Hot Springs

Potosi Hot Springs

Directions:  West of Pony, MT.   To reach Pony take highway 287 to Harrison, MT.  Once you reach Pony follow the signs to Potosi Campground, you will reach the springs 6 miles down the road before the campground.

Features::  Not to be confused with the nearby Upper Potosi Hot Springs. This appears to be a small collection of cabins you can reserve via AirBnB. In the past this was a small resort with a pool but it had been closed for many years.

Overall::  We were not aware this resort was operating until 10/2018. Their website does not provide many details other your cabin has hot springs access. If you go let us know how it is.

More Info:  Visit Potosi Hot Springs web site http://www.potosihotsprings.com/. Note: This summary was created using information from their website, at this time they have not replied with further information.

Quinn's Hot Springs

Directions:  Located between St. Regis, MT and Paradise, MT. From St. Regis take exit 33 and travel 19.5 miles on Montana 135 towards Paradise. Quinn's will be well signed on your right.

Features::  Six pools (one large pool broken to sections) for soaking as well as swimming. Their pools range from 60 degrees to 106 degrees. There is a bar and restaurant on site as well. As for lodging they have several cabin options as well as adult only cabins along the river.

Overall::  We have heard positive reviews about Quinn's, this one may be worth checking out.

More Info:  Visit Quinn's Hot Springs web site http://www.quinnshotsprings.com/. Note: This summary was created using information from their website, at this time they have not replied with further information.

Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs

Directions:  Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs is located 17 miles east of Malta and 10 miles west of Saco on US Highway 2. Turn north at the Sleeping Buffalo Rock Monument, and go one mile north. The resort is on the east side of the road.

Features::  Sleeping Buffalo has two indoor pools, one hot pool kept at 106 degrees and a large swimming pool kept at 90 degrees. There are also motel rooms for rent as well as a cafe onsite.

Overall::  We have not been here but if you are up on the high line driving those long stretches of US 2 this might be a welcome stop.

More Info:  Visit Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs web site http://www.sbhotsprings.com/. This summary was created using information from their website, at this time they have not replied with further information.

Sleeping Child Hot Springs

Directions:  Sleeping Child Hot Springs is located 15 miles south east of Hamilton.

Features::  Another resort that was closed for many years and is apperently open again as of 10/2018. This is a luxury resort. Their website describes this place as featuring a 30 by 60 hot spring pool, sauna and two hot tubs.

Overall::  This looks like a very nice resort especially if you want some peace and quiet.

More Info:  Visit Sleeping Child Hot Springs web site https://www.vrbo.com/3486161ha. This summary was created using information from their website, at this time they have not replied with further information.

Symes Hot Springs

Directions:  Located in Hot Springs, MT. Hot Springs is located 71 miles north of Missoula.

Features::  One large outdoor swimming pool kept at 95 degrees, a soaking pool kept at 101 degrees and a hot pool kept at 107 degrees. There is a small bar, restaurant and coffee shop on site as well. This is a old historic building which several room choices, some rooms no not have a bathroom.

Overall::  This was a unique resort to visit. The pools were nice however just be aware that since this is an older structure the sound proofing leaves a bit to be desired.

More Info:  Visit Symes Hot Springs web site http://www.symeshotsprings.com. This summary was based on the experience had by MontanaHotSprings.net and their website, at this time they have not replied with further information.

Symes Hot Springs Rooms taken in 2012
Photos provided by montanahotsprings.net

White Sulphur Hot Springs

Directions:  Located in White Sulphur Springs, MT. White Sulphur Springs is located 72 miles east of Helena on US Highway 12.

Features:  Three soaking pools ranging from 105 degrees to 98 degrees. They have done some updating here lately with the addition of new rooms and a new outdoor pool.

Overall:  These hot springs would be a great stop if your in the area. The area around White Sulphur is home to great fishing and Showdown Ski Area located to the north of town.

More Info:  Visit White Sulphur Hot Springs web site http://www.spahotsprings.com/. This summary was created using information from their website, at this time they have not replied with further information.

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