Agua Caliente County Park Hot Springs in California
Not far off the beaten path, near the south side of Anza Borrego Desert State Park lies 910 acres of desert beauty. Agua Caliente County Park offers its day and overnight visitors three hot springs pools to choose from, ample hiking, camping and relaxing moments. Once a stop on the Butterfield Stage Coach route, settlers were able to rest their weary feet before continuing their journey. Operated by San Diego County it has become a place for families and friends to enjoy some outdoor recreation.
Region: Southern California / Julian
Hours/Season: Open September – May, 24/7 for Overnight Guests and Daytime Soakers Day Use: 9:30am – 5:00pm
Agua Caliente Hot Springs Facilities
Two outdoor and one indoor natural mineral hot spring pools are available to suit everyone’s soaking needs. The outdoor pools are ideal for children and families. The glass walled indoor therapeutic spa features jacuzzi style jets, 102* and adults only times.
Locker rooms, private changing rooms and spring fed heated showers are available. Sun yourself in between soaks on the provided lounge chairs scattered around the decks. Hikers will delight in the miles of trails. There is a small convenience store at the entrance to the park, but it is suggested to bring plenty of water and your own snacks. Next up; take a dip and a relaxing soak!
Agua Caliente County Park Overnight Park Accommodations
Whether you are camping or traveling in RV mode, you are covered here! There are approximately 140 campsites, 30 RV spots with or without hookups and a large caravan area for group gatherings. Fees vary so be sure to check with the park. Holidays can be extremely busy, and reservations are required.
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Agua Caliente County Park Directions
Agua Caliente County Park is approximately 111 miles from San Diego. From Interstate 8 head East and exit at Ocotillo. On Highway S2 drive North for about 22 miles where you’ll hit the park’s entrance.
Agua Caliente County Park
39555 Great South Stage Route of 1849
Julian, CA 92036
Phone: (760) 765-1188
Reservations: (877) 565-3600