Palisades Hot springs - Hot Springs and Swim near Swan Valley, Idaho
Swan Valley,Idaho
43.23982600852, -111.13091499531
18.3 miles SE of Swan Valley, Idaho
GPS: 43°14'23.4"N 111°7'51.3"W
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State: Idaho

Hot Springs and Swim

The hot water flows right into the lake. Feel free to dig your own little hot tub in the sand.

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Be careful. Pay attention to posted signs and always test the waters before you get in. Some hot springs can get up to boiling temperatures. Be sure to drink plenty of water to combat the dehydrating effect of the spring. Be respectful of other soakers and the hot spring. Don't hog the pool. Camp at least 200 yards away and keep fires in designated areas. Keep your pets out of the water and never pee in thermal feature. Glass bottles should never go near a hot spring.

  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors

Directions

From Swan Valley, Idaho

  1. Head southeast on US-26 E toward Pine Creek Rd (20.0 mi)
or

If you use the main boat ramp just north of Indian Creek Road, it's almost straight across the lake to the West, near Sulphur Bar Creek. There's usually other boats over there which makes it easier to find. The GPS is approximate. 

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