Tag: Backpacking Hot Springs

Prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey to hot springs in California that can only be reached by backpacking from a few to a couple of miles.

Backpack to Hot Springs in California

During the day you can enjoy nature’s wonders and wildlife, at night you can soak your tired bones in a hot pool while basking under a blanket of stars.

The following 3 hot springs have the best hot pools:

Before you embark on your backpacking journey, always check for current trail conditions, fire restrictions and wilderness permits (if required).

Remember: Leave No Trace principles are essential. Pack out all trash and respect the delicate wilderness environment.


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Deep Creek Hot Springs


Gaviota Hot Springs

Sespe Hot Springs

Sykes Hot Springs

Willett Hot Springs