Whitmore Hot Springs in Mammoth Lakes Whitmore is a non-commercial hot spring located in the Mammoth Lakes area of the eastern Sierra Mountains and is surrounded by the Inyo National Forest. The hot springs are said to have been formed as a result of volcanic activity more than 760,000 years ago. The area where Whitmore is located is also home Read more...
Wild Soaks at Wild Willy’s Hot Spring in Mammoth Lakes Wild Willy’s AKA Crowley Hot Spring is a non-commercial hot spring found in Long Valley, Mammoth Lakes California. It is a great location to relax for a while and be caressed by mineral waters in a completely natural setting. The hot spring is usually frequented by people passing through Mammoth Read more...
No Soap or Shampoo!
Public hot springs in California are not bathing facilities and do not have ‘plumbing’ like that of commercial, improved hot springs.
Soap and shampoo (including bio soap and shampoo) do not breakdown naturally and pollute our fragile ecosystems.
FYI, this is also illegal in most wilderness and public lands areas. Please report suspicious activity to public lands officials.
Leave No Trace
It is important to remember when visiting hot springs in California or any state to leave them in better shape than when you arrived.