Nestled in the majestic
Olympic National Park, the hike to Olympic Hot Springs is 2.5 miles
from the trailhead during warmer months. When there is snow, road
barricades are erected, and increase the hike in from 2.5 to 6.5
miles during winter. The hot springs emanate from multiple locations
to feed a group of 5 pools; where 3 out of the 5 are typically a
Clip Date: 03.29.06
No Soap, Shampoo or BIO-Soap/Shampoo
Allowed in Hot Springs! Avoid Being Fined!
Public hot springs are not bathing facilities
and do not have 'plumbing' like that of commercial, improved hot springs. Soap and shampoo (including biodegradable soap and shampoo) do not completely breakdown
naturally. This pollutes our water systems (ingested by fish, animals, humans)
at or near the source. This is also illegal in most wilderness and public lands areas.