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Franklin Hot Springs

Hours Open:
7:30am - 12am
7:30am - 12am
7:30am - 12am
7:30am - 12am
7:30am - 12am
7:30am - 12am
7:30am - 12am

Franklin's Pond

Franklin Hot Springs in California

Open to the public since 1963 and family owned for decades, you’ll find yourself surrounded by nature at Franklin Hot Springs. Rustic and quaint, a place to find and enjoy the outdoors. Soak and swim all day, wildlife watch, fish or float around in your small boat on Franklin pond. Looking for a little more excitement? Grab your friends and hit the paintball course, then relax in the natural, mineral rich waters.

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Region: Central California / Paso Robles


Open Year Round to the General Public
Monday – Thursday 8:00a to 10:00p
Friday and Saturday 8:00a to Midnight

Franklin Hot Springs Facilities

For your hot springing needs swim in the very large swimming pool style pool adjacent to the pond, or soak in the mortared hot tub pool. Watch ducks and other water fowl enjoy their day while rejuvenating your body and soul. Franklin Hot Springs’ water is incredibly mineral rich and positive ion-charged, which is said to have remarkable healing abilities. The large swimming pool is about 97* and the hot tub is a steady 100.1*

After you soak, barbecue with friends and family while watching the local wildlife. Bring your fishing pole for Franklin pond, no license required. Don’t forget to take in a sauna before your day is over for the ultimate in relaxation. Franklin Hot Springs does offer some overnight camping, please call for more information.

A bit of adventure and play also awaits your visit. Franklin has an exciting paintball course. They offer equipment/gear rentals for your convenience. Be sure to inquire about their party and group rates.

Rates: $7.00 per person, $5.00 for children under 14
Entrance fee includes fishing and boating in addition to the hot springs.

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Franklin Hot Springs Directions

Heading South on Highway 101 towards Paso Robles, take the Spring Street exit. Turn Right onto Niblick Road. Take another Right onto Creston Road. At about 2.3 miles look on the right side of the road for the “Franklin Hot Springs” sign, and you’re there!