Special Notice – Harbin Hot Springs Is Back Open!
In September 2015 the Valley Fire forged a path of destruction, devastating Harbin hot springs along the way. We are overjoyed to announce that Harbin has reopened for daylight hour enjoyment!
There are a few things to know before heading out to welcome Harbin back.
- Hours: open from 7am to 4pm
- Reservations MUST be made in advance and paid for online. Space is limited and it is very possible you may get turned away without a reservation.
- Expect a more rustic experience from days gone by.
- Pets are not allowed, not even in your vehicle.
- Limited snacks and prepared foods available for purchase.
- Bring a towel and anything else you may need. The store is not currently open to purchase incidentals.
- Massage and Watsu are available.
- There are no overnight accommodations yet.
- Construction is an ongoing effort to return Harbin hot springs beyond its former glory. Please be understanding that this may affect your visit.
- Harbin remains a clothing optional facility.
- Monday – Thursday $25
- Friday – Sunday and Holidays $35
- Membership fee is additional
- Make reservation
- Overnight camping
- Grove Cottages
- Yoga, movies, dances, classes
- Expanded Cafe menu
We could not be more thrilled to have Harbin reopened and to be part of their new journey!
Harbin Hot Springs Overview
More than five thousand acres of Mother Nature’s bounty surround the beautiful Harbin Hot Springs Retreat. Nestled in the mountains of Lake County, California, over a hundred full-time residents come together to run this non-profit in the most pristine manner possible.
Each guest is treated as one of the community for however long their stay, sending them home filled with a sense of peace and harmony. Harbin Hot Springs embraces nature as closely as possible, most areas are clothing optional, allowing their guests to feel as free as they choose. Online reservations must be made prior to visiting Harbin.
Harbin Hot Springs Facilities
There are a total of eight pools currently available for soaking, some of which are from the pre-fire days. Three new Trellis Area Pools have also been added along with a dedicated Health Services Pool for semi-private aquatic bodywork treatments.
You will still find the three Silent Meditation Pools consisting of the hot pool, warm pool and cold plunge. The sundeck and sauna are open for relaxing. The Trellis area offers a hot pool, warm pool and a cold plunge. Also, don’t forget the Heart pool and the swimming pool!
Additional Need to Know About Visting Harbin
Harbin is a quaint and rustic place to relax, keeping this in mind, it may not be the best place to vacation with children. Please leave Fido and friends at home, the hot springs is not a safe place for pets at any time. Harbin Hot Springs requests that cell phones are turned off upon arrival to further enhance the tranquility for everyone. A pay phone is available for use. WiFi is available on a pay-per-minute basis.
Directions to Harbin Hot Springs
From Middletown, California: head West on Co Road 117C/Main Street towards Calistoga Stree. Continue on and turn right onto Barnes Street. Keep going and continue on Big Canyon Road/CO Rd 107. After about a mile, take a slight left onto Harbin Springs Road. Be sure to pay attention because in a couple miles you’ll need to take a right to stay on Harbin Springs Road/Co Rd 109. Not too much further and you’ll be at Harbin Hot Springs! Please be aware the Harbin Springs Road is narrow and winding. Seeing cattle and deer is not uncommon, so please drive carefully.