Several unimproved hot springs dot the area for your enjoyment. The
local merchants, USFS Ranger Station, or our Chamber of Commerce can
provide more information. Additionally, there are two improved
resort/campground facilities: Terrace Lakes and Silver Creek Plunge.
Visit their websites for more information.
On the South Fork of the Payette River six miles west of the Lowman
Ranger Station on the Banks-Lowman Road. The trailhead takes off from
the campground and follows the river for approximately 1/4 mile. Hot
spring sits 30 feet above the river bed.
HOT SPRINGS CAMPGROUND:
On the South Fork of the Payette River across the road from Hot Springs
Campground, 1 mile east of the Garden Valley Guard Station.
12-1/2 miles northeast of Crouch on Forest Road 698, the hot springs is
reached by fording the Middle Fork of the Payette River.
Take the left fork at the junction at Trail Creek Campground on Forest
Road 698, travel 1/3 mile to a spur road to the left that ends at the
river. THe hot springs lie next to the river north of a dispersed
Take Forest Road 698, travel 23 miles north to the Middle Fork trailhead
just north of Boiling Springs Campground. Just 1/4 mile north, the
springs are located near Boiling Springs Cabin.
MOON DIPPER AND PINE BURL HOT SPRINGS:
At the end of Forest Road 698, take the Middle Fork Trail approximately
2 miles to Moon Dipper. Pine Burl lies just beyond.