Story Ideas

Iron Mountain Hot Springs Story Ideas

The history, focus on wellness, location and mineral water at Iron Mountain Hot Springs offer fodder for countless stories. We’ve listed a few here and will update this page regularly. Please contact our PR representative for information, ideas, photos, b-roll and interviews or to schedule a visit.

Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop

Iron Mountain Hot Springs is one of 19 stops along the Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop. The 720-mile loop encompasses 19 stops in Glenwood Springs, Steamboat Springs, Chafee County, Pagosa Springs and Ouray and Ridgway. Here in Glenwood Springs, travelers can enjoy our thermal waters in three very different ways, the Iron Mountain Hot Springs, the Glenwood Hot Springs, which is the world’s largest mineral hot springs pool, and Yampah Spa and Vapor Caves, a rare, naturally occurring underground steam bath. It’s the perfect summer or fall Rocky Mountain road trip.  Read more.

How to Enjoy a European-style Wellness Retreat

Resident wellness expert and an Iron Mountain Hot Springs owner Mogli Cooper grew up in Lucerne, Switzerland, where “kurorts,” curative destinations centered around hot springs, are considered as essential to maintaining health as going to the doctor for regular checkups. “Wellness, and in particular hydrotherapy, is part of the culture in Europe; it’s central to maintaining vibrancy and vitality over a lifetime,” she said. “It’s not unusual for my family members who still live there to go for a week of wellness in Austria or Germany.” Read more.

Après-ski Soak Within an Hour of Seven Ski Resorts

Après ski in Colorado is as much a part of the skiing experience as knee-deep powder runs or first tracks on groomed corduroy. Travelers planning Colorado ski trips to Vail, Aspen, Aspen Highlands, Beaver Creek, Snowmass, Buttermilk or Sunlight, are in luck. Each of these seven Colorado ski resorts is within an hour’s drive of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, where the après ski at Iron Mountain Hot Springs is as social as it is soothing. The 16 soaking pools nestled on the bank of the Colorado River are filled with pure, hot mineral water—no added chemicals—ranging from 98 to 108°F. Read more.

Iron Mountain Hot Springs: A Legacy of Entrepreneurship and Dreams

Since its beginnings in 1896, entrepreneurs and dreamers have made the hot springs located alongside the Colorado River in Glenwood Springs a wellness destination for locals and tourists alike, including the owners of the Iron Mountain Hot Springs. Read more.

Fall Colors Trip Based in Glenwood Springs

September means two things in the Roaring Fork valley: fall colors and cooler weather. Glenwood Springs is a great hub for a leaf-peeping getaway from the Front Range, complemented with a soak or two at the Iron Mountain Hot Springs. There are several scenic drives that begin and end in Glenwood, perfect for leaf-peepers in cars, on motorcycles and for RVers. Read more.