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Mystic Hot Springs in Utah

Feel free to bathe in a hot tub filled with rich mineral waters from a natural spring and enjoy the captivating scenery

Best time: December–February

Mystic Hot Springs
Mystic Hot Springs

Hundreds of tourists and locals head for the warm healing waters of the Mystic Hot Springs. Here everyone can have a relaxing deep in a hot bathtub or a pool. The water with temperature of 75 °C comes out from the underground at a rate of 200 gallons per minute.

But don’t worry, the water in a bath is much cooler. While moving through the long channel it cools down to 37-43 °C. This temperature is perfect for cool winter days. This hot spring is also rich with minerals. Containing lots of calcium, iron and magnesium it heals aching muscles and relaxes the whole body. All the visitors can enjoy the stunning desert view from two concrete pools or eight vintage bathtubs.

The tubs are located higher than pools and are perfect for enjoying the landscape of the valley bellow as well as being an ideal place for stargazing at night. Every day the tubs are washed and filled with fresh water, while pools are washed and refilled once or twice per week. The water from the pools and tubs flows to 5 tropical fish ponds, where you can watch various exotic tropical fish year round.

For a few days in July, this place turns into a huge party location. Mystic Hot Springs Festival is an annual four days event full of music, art and tub soaking while watching the fireworks and listening to the live music.

Practical info

When is the best time to visit Mystic Hot Springs in Utah?

A good time to visit Mystic Hot Springs is from December to February when temperatures are cooler, perfect for relaxing in hot mineral water. The hot springs is open all year round, however, you can also enjoy it during warmer weather. Show more

Where do the mineral waters of Mystic Hot Springs come from?

Mystic hot springs sources its water from a natural underground spring. The spring pumps out over 200 gallons of water each minute to the surface. The hot mineral water cools to around 37-43°C as it flows towards pools, hot tubs, and vintage bathtubs. The mineral-rich water has high levels of calcium, magnesium, and iron, which have various benefits. Show more

What are the benefits of bathing in Mystic Hot Springs mineral water?

The mineral-rich water in the hot springs has several advantages. Soaking in the hot water enhances blood circulation and reduces stress levels. The water can also soothe sore muscles, primarily due to the presence of calcium and magnesium. Additionally, the iron present in the water reduces inflammation, offering relief for people with arthritis. Show more

Where can visitors enjoy the stunning desert view while soaking in the hot tubs?

Visitors to the Mystic Hot Springs can relax in the vintage bathtubs or paved concrete pools surrounded by stunning desert views. The high location of the bathtubs gives a better view of the valley below, while the pools provide picturesque views of the desert landscapes. The vintage bathtubs make for a perfect stargazing platform at night. Show more

Can visitors enjoy the Mystic Hot Springs Festival year-round?

Mystic Hot Springs Festival is held annually for four days in July. The festival boasts live music, art, and fireworks, creating a fun-filled environment. The event is held onsite, allowing visitors to enjoy live music while relaxing in hot mineral water and taking in the surrounding landscapes. Mystic Hot Springs is available for visitors all year round, although the festival is only on in July. Show more

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