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Hot Springs in Long Valley, CA

Long Valley is a caldera in eastern California that is home to a number of backcountry hot springs and fumaroles in the Mammoth Lakes region. The caldera is one of the largest in the world, measuring 20 miles long by 11 miles wide and 3,000 ft deep.

Journey to the Eastern Sierra’s wonderland of towering peaks and sparkling lakes, where volcanic activity bubbles beneath the surface, heating natural pools for your ultimate soaking pleasure.

Located in the Long Valley Caldera, Wild Willy’s Hot Spring features hot pools situated in a scenic desert landscape, surrounded by stunning views of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Pool temperatures range from 90 to 105F.

Named because of how steam rising from the source resembles a Crab Cooker, this hot springs is located along the banks of the Upper Owens River and contains several hot pools with temperatures ranging from 100 to 110F.

Found on the edge of Owen Valley, the only pool at Hilltop Hot Springs is fed by an underground source, which may be as hot as 130F.

With multiple hot pools to choose from, Whitmore Hot Springs is nestled in a canyon setting surrounded by trees. Pool temperatures range from 95 to 110F.

Chillax at Crab Cooker Hot Springs in a concrete tub complete with adjustable temperature.

While not recommended for soaking, the Hot Creek Geological Site is still worth a visit due to its exceptional geological features and geothermal activity.

Long Valley Hot Springs Map and Listings

Regional elevation: 7,880. Natural Hot Springs in Southern California located in the Mammoth Lakes/Long Valley area are listed below.


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Crab Cooker Hot Springs

Hilltop Hot Springs (Pulky’s Pool)

Hot Creek Geological Site

Whitmore Hot Springs

Wild Willy’s Hot Spring