Reduced Capacity Makes Soaking More Relaxing Than Ever

Soaking at Iron Mountain Hot Springs

Reduced Capacity Makes Soaking More Relaxing Than Ever

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It’s time to get back in the water at Iron Mountain Hot Springs. Once again open to visitors, with reduced capacity and other health guidelines in place, soaking in the mineral hot springs has never been more relaxing.

Reduced Capacity Equals Increased Relaxation

Iron Mountain Hot Springs is open, welcoming guests to return for the ultimate in hot springs relaxation. As part Reduced capacity at Iron Mountain Hot Springs for a more relaxing soakof our reopening plan, many changes have taken place. One of them is reducing our capacity. For our guests, that means fewer people at a time in the soaking pools for an experience that is even more soothing and spa-like. Enjoy Iron Mountain Hot Springs’ 16 soaking pools and the freshwater family pool while safely social distancing. With no crowds, there is also ample room to spread out on the sunbathing decks as well as faster service for food and beverage orders placed at the Sopris Café.

Reduced capacity is one of several significant changes at Iron Mountain Hot Springs. “We know many of our guests are eager to enjoy the healing qualities of the pure, hot mineral water at Iron Mountain Hot Springs. We are thrilled to welcome them back with changes designed to keep them and our employees as safe as possible while still providing a relaxing, spa-like atmosphere,” Iron Mountain Hot Springs general manager Aaron McCallister said.

Be in the Know for Safe Soaking

Guests will notice some significant changes since their last visit. Strategies to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are in place and while they’ll take some getting used to, they are intended to provide a safe, yet comfortable environment for soaking up the sunshine and the mineral goodness of the geothermal water. Here’s what’s new and what you need to know for your next visit to Iron Mountain Hot Springs:

  • Make an online reservation at for a 2.5 hour visit ($25 for adults and children). Tickets are non-refundable. At the end of your time slot, a staff member will kindly ask you to leave so that other guests can enjoy their reserved time at Iron Mountain Hot Springs.
  • Wear a face covering at all times, except while soaking in the water.
  • For easy reference, soaking pools are marked with the maximum number of people permitted at one time.
  • The bathhouse changing rooms, restroom facilities and showers are all open however, lockers are unavailable. Guests are encouraged to come dressed in pool attire and carry their belongings with them to store in the cubbies next to the pools. Please keep valuables in your car or if possible leave them at home.
  • For the time being, re-entry is not permitted.
  • We’ve suspended our towel service so remember to bring a pool towel along. However, if you forget you can purchase a towel for just $5 from us.
  • No outside food or drinks are permitted. Both the Sopris Café and the Sandbar are open for snacks and drinks. We’ve spaced tables to make social distancing while dining easy for everyone.
  • Please take advantage of our hand sanitizing stations and be aware of our newly-placed social distancing markers.
  • For your safety and peace-of-mind, our employees are working hard to continuously sanitize and disinfect common touchpoints throughout the property.
  • If you’re a pass holder, look for regular emails from us to keep you updated on restrictions and changes as they arise.

It’s Time to Get Back in the Water

Due to COVID-19, many things have changed in the past months, what hasn’t is the joy of coming to Iron Mountain Hot Springs to relax, restore and rejuvenate in the mineral-rich geothermal waters.  Iron Mountain Hot Springs is open daily from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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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.