Weir Creek Hot Springs is a naturally occurring hot springs located in the Payette National Forest of Idaho. The hot spring is fed by an underground source of highly mineralized water, and its temperature ranges from 100-110 degrees Fahrenheit. It can be reached via a short hike from the nearby Weir Creek Campground, making it a popular destination for campers and hikers alike.
Details about Weir Creek Hot Springs
The pool itself is about 8 feet deep and 4 feet wide, with walls made up of boulders and stones which have been stacked to retain the heat of the natural water that flows into it. Visitors can enjoy soaking in the warm waters while taking in stunning views of surrounding mountains and meadows or simply relax under one of several shade trees near by. There are plenty of places to sit around the pool as well as large flat rocks that make great spots for sunbathing.
The area also offers many opportunities for swimming, fishing, paddling or just exploring nature trails along Weir Creek or other nearby creeks such as Big Cedar Creek Trailhead or Bear Valley Trailhead – all within walking distance from Weir Creek Hot Springs. Wildlife sightings are not uncommon here either; deer, elk, eagles and even bears have been spotted at times!
Weir Creek Hot Springs has something to offer everyone looking for some relaxation time away from civilization – whether you’re looking to soak your cares away in its therapeutic waters or just want to escape into nature amidst its beautiful scenery – this secluded spot should certainly be on your list!
Location and Map of Weir Creek Hot Springs
Weir Creek Hot Springs, Idaho 83539