11 Benefits of Soaking in Iron Mountain Hot Springs

Soaking at Iron Mountain Hot Springs

11 Benefits of Soaking in Iron Mountain Hot Springs

Soak up the healing benefits of our 100% pure mineral water.


Experience the Hot Springs Benefits at Iron Mountain Hot Springs

  1. Celebrate Galentine's Day at Iron Mountain Hot SpringsChemical-free: Iron Mountain Hot Springs stands out among other hot springs as we do not use any chemicals in our pools. Our 100% pure mineral water comes directly from the source spring and is kept pure and pristine through a state-of-the-art filtration system.
  2. Reflexology pools: Our Lapis and Topaz pools offer more than just a soak. These pools are designed with river rocks that naturally massage the bottom of your feet, stimulating pressure points that correspond to various organs and promote overall health.
  3. Stress reduction: Enjoy the benefits of hot springs as you immerse yourself in our hot springs and feel the stress melt away. The heat naturally relaxes tense muscles, promoting a sense of calm, well-being, and tranquility.
  4. Healthful minerals: Our hot springs contain 14 essential minerals, each with its own healing benefits. These minerals are absorbed through the skin during a soak, providing therapeutic effects. For example, the iron in our water can help alleviate symptoms of anemia.
  5. Skin soothing: Unlike plain water, our mineral water is rich in silica, which helps soothe irritations and improve rough, dry skin. Mineral hot spring benefits have long been described by physicians and naturopaths in Europe and Japan for their holistic healing properties.
  6. Rejuvenation Station: Try contrast hydrotherapy by alternating between hot and cold water. At our Rejuvenation Station, take cool-water outdoor showers in between soaking in the hot springs. This temperature difference boosts circulation, benefiting your heart, brain, and overall health.
  7. Improved blood circulation: Soaking in hot springs increases hydrostatic pressure, leading to improved circulation and oxygen flow. This oxygenated circulatory system promotes the health and strength of vital organs and tissues.
  8. Calorie burning: Believe it or not, soaking in hot springs can help you burn calories. Studies have shown that an hour of soaking can burn up to 140 calories, equivalent to a craft beer. Enjoy a guilt-free treat from our Sopris Café or Sandbar after your soak.
  9. Natural pain relief: Warm water is known to provide relief for arthritis pain. Doctors recommend soaking in hot springs for 20 minutes at a time, combined with gentle stretches in the water, for maximum therapeutic benefits.
  10. Outdoor healing environment: At Iron Mountain Hot Springs, you can enjoy the healing benefits of fresh air, sunshine, and stunning views of Mount Sopris, Red Mountain, and the Colorado River.
  11. Better sleep: Take advantage of the natural sleep-inducing properties of hot springs. As our body temperature drops, we begin to feel sleepy. Soak in our hot springs before bedtime to enhance this effect and enjoy a restful night’s sleep.
  12. Detoxification: Hot springs are a great way to detoxify the body and flush out toxins naturally. The heat helps open pores and sweat glands, allowing toxins to exit the body more quickly. This helps reduce inflammation and improve overall health.
  13. Improved joint mobility: Soaking in hot springs can help relieve pain and stiffness due to arthritis or other joint-related.


Hot Springs Benefits FAQ

What should I bring to a hot spring?

It is recommended that you bring a bathing suit, towel, and other necessary items with you when visiting a hot spring. It is also important to stay hydrated, so it is a good idea to bring along water or another beverage you might find at our Sandbar Café on the WorldSprings property.

How long should you soak in a hot spring?

As for how long you should soak in a hot spring, everyone’s body is different and will respond differently to the hot springs. Iron Mountain Hot Springs allows up to 3-hour soak times, with the last soak-time taking place at 7 p.m.

Experience the Hot Springs Benefits You Deserve!

Discover the numerous benefits of hot springs at Iron Mountain Hot Springs and experience the ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation.

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Karin Gamba

Karin Gamba has been writing professionally for the travel and tourism markets for nearly two decades. She has promoted a wide array of travel products that include destination towns, vacation resorts, golf courses, ski areas, spas, hotels, restaurants and countless visitor attractions. Karin especially loves writing about her hometown of Glenwood Springs.

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