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Address: 35554 Highway 550, Latitude 37.4472225, Longitude -107.8053434, Durango, CO 81301-8653

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If you are headed from Durango to Purgatory you might as well stop

We pass by this on our annual ski trip to Purgatory. It is a very convenient place to stop right along the road from Durango. Its pretty cool to see and walk around the the view... read more

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Greenville, Texas
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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We pass by this on our annual ski trip to Purgatory. It is a very convenient place to stop right along the road from Durango. Its pretty cool to see and walk around the the view from here is beautiful. Definitely worth stopping here if you havent done it before.

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Lafayette, Colorado
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This little pimple on the side of a mountain was absolutely amazing. The many colors and little streaming water falls, made for wonderful photo opportunities. Getting off the highway and back on was easy because it was off season for tourists.

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San Ramon, CA
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58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

cool stop, like a rest area, lots of colors on the rock, the water was luke warm the day we stopped. Not much of a destination, but there is a sign that describes the spring

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Thank Texblues
Crosslake, Minnesota
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a running hot springs that keeps growing with all sorts of minerals. It is right along the highway so you just pull over and there it is.

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Thank Warren955
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40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Maybe this was more amazing for us because we drove by it then on our way back we stopped not knowing what it was. What a wonderful delight and it was even more fun to then hike the area and look at the nature and see its effects on the local habitat. I will never forget stopping here as long... More 

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Malden, Missouri
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228 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This miracle of nature is right off the highway about 20 miles north of Durango. Definitely stop and take a picture or two,

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Thank maldenmusic
Durango, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This is an awesome mini stop on your ways to silverton. Went with family and friends to take pictures and show them since they had never seen or heard about the Pinkerton Hot Springs. Many locals and tourists are always stopping by to view this awesome spot and take pictures!!! Never knew it was called Pinkerton Hot Springs! I thought... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We always stop here with all our visitors. Worth seeing. There is information telling the history of the springs. Beware that your shoes will need to be taken off when getting back into vehicle if anyone goes to feel the hot water or to climb.

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Thank Susan H
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I didn't expect this to be right off the main highway, but it was. Nice little stop on the way to Silverton.

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Texas
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a great spot to take a pic op the hot springs and your group...or just of yourself. It shows the geothermal dynamics that surround the entire area. Take a 10 minute break from the drive....and smile!

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