15 Hot Springs in Montana to Visit Any Time of Year

Everyone likes to relax and enjoy a hot spring from time to time, and we have some of the best hot springs here in Montana. Whether you are looking to relax and recover after a hard day of activities, spending time with your family or friends, or even just looking for new adventures to experience, a visit to any of the best hot springs in Montana will suit you. 

Top Hot Springs in Montana


Photo of three women relaxing at Bozeman Hot Springs

1. Bozeman Hot Springs

Location: Bozeman, Montana
Distance from Bozeman: 8 miles
Day pass cost: $21-$28

Pictured above, Bozeman Hot Springs features a large indoor pool, hot tubs, and even a cold tub to help muscle recovery. The outdoor pools allow for a soak in the fresh Montana air while staying warm in the heated pools. If you time it right, you can take advantage of some live music on the outdoor stage for extra entertainment while you swim. Bozeman Hot Springs also offers a spa and fitness center for those looking to hit the gym or take relaxing to the next level at the spa.

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2. Yellowstone Hot Springs

Location: Gardiner, Montana
Distance from Bozeman: 70 miles
Day pass cost: $18

Montana's newest hot springs resort has become one of the most sought after! Yellowstone Hot Springs is available to help you relax the day away. If you are looking for a longer visit to the hot springs, they also have cabin rentals, an RV park, and tent camping available. Plus the views from the pool are stunning!


Photo of people in Norris Hot Springs at night

3. Norris Hot Springs

Location: Norris, Montana
Distance from Bozeman: 36 miles
Day pass cost: $12

Norris Hot Springs is a favorite spot for locals as it is a nice relaxing getaway found along the Madison River. Norris features one pool fed by a series of artesian springs. There is also a stage at the end of the pool, which regularly hosts local and traveling live bands. They also offer delicious food, cold beer, and wine to help you wind down after a busy day.


4. Chico Hot Springs

Location: Pray, Montana
Distance from Bozeman: 48 miles
Day pass cost: $14

Another favorite Montana hot springs resort, Chico is located south of Livingston in the Paradise Valley in Pray, Montana. The hot springs area popular spot for residents and tourists to spend some time soaking. Staying the night at Chico Hot Springs is highly recommended due to the live music, restaurant, and rooms available. Chico offers a variety of lodging options, including rooms in their lodge, cottages, chalets, sheepwagons, and even restored rail cabooses!


Photo of Fairmont Hot Springs

5. Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

Location: Anaconda, Montana
Distance from Bozeman: 100 miles
Day pass cost: Only available to overnight guests
Fairmont Hot Springs Resort is known throughout the Northwest for its natural pools. There are two oversized Olympic swimming pools and two mineral-soaking pools indoors and out. To further spice things up, they installed a 350-foot enclosed waterslide to provide excitement throughout the year. They also offer a fitness center that's fully equipped and complimentary to resort guests. The pools are only open to guests of the resort, however, there are lovely guest rooms, suites, and condominiums for rent. If you’re looking for more from your hot springs vacation, try out their 18-hole golf course.


6. Quinn's Hot Springs Resort

Location: Paradise, Montana
Distance from Bozeman: 271 miles
Day pass cost: $18

Quinn’s Hot Springs is perfect for outdoor adventurists looking to relax in soothing hot mineral waters and stay in luxurious lodging. This Montana hot springs resort features six pools filled with chemical-free hot spring water to help pull the toxins out of your body. The pools are included with overnight stays in a private luxury cabin or a room in the Glacier Lodge. However, you can reserve individual swim sessions ahead of time without an overnight stay.


Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs in Saco, Montana

7. Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs

Location: Saco, Montana
Distance from Bozeman: 315 miles
Day pass cost: Unverified
The only hot spring along Montana’s northern border, Sleeping Buffalo Hot Springs has attracted bathers from North Dakota, Saskatchewan, and all of Montana since the 1920s. Their water is natural, chemical-free, flows continuously, and contains many beneficial and essential minerals. Find inner tranquility as you spend the day relaxing in the main pool, hot tub, and sauna.


8. Broadwater Hot Springs

Location: Helena, Montana
Distance from Bozeman: 103 miles
Day pass cost: $15-$20

Helena plays host to Broadwater Hot Springs. Their springs pool is about kicking back and relaxing, with the perimeter lined with bench seating for optimal comfort. Their hot springs are filled with therapeutic, natural hot spring water from their artesian well and cooled to comfortable temperatures.


9. Lolo Hot Springs Resort

Location: Lolo, Montana
Distance from Bozeman: 240 miles
Day pass cost: $12

Lolo Hot Springs has been a favorite destination for vacationers and outdoor recreation enthusiasts for years. Continue to enjoy the fresh mountain air at one of their cabins or RV sites. Whether it's a freezing winter day or a hot summer night, you can take a dip in the indoor mineral pool or soak in the outdoor swimming pool with temperatures ranging from 102 to 106 degrees. The resort also features a casino, restaurant, and a variety of recreational activities.


10. Lost Trail Hot Springs

Location: Sula, Montana
Distance from Bozeman: 192 miles
Day pass cost: $9

Lost Trail Hot Springs Resort is located at the base of Lost Trail Pass in the beautiful Bitterroot Valley of Western Montana. There are plenty of lodging options, including an RV park, cabins, and lodge rooms. Lost Trail Hot Springs have year-round opportunities in the area for bikers, hunters, anglers, photographers, bird watchers, and all nature lovers.


Jackson Hot Springs

11. Jackson Hot Springs

Location: Jackson, Montana
Distance from Bozeman: 162 miles
Day pass cost: $10

Jackson Hot Springs is a rustic gem deep in Southwest Montana. Its single outdoor pool has warmer and colder areas, so you can find your perfect temperature. Overhead, twinkling lights are strung for an extra warm and cozy feeling. Grab a drink at the bar in the lodge and enjoy a relaxing soak. 

Along with the pool, which is open to the public for day use, Jackson Hot Springs hosts overnight stays in its lodge rooms and sleeper cabins, as well as RV and camping sites. 

In the main lodge, you'll find a full bar and restaurant, a plethora of board games, and local live music on the weekends. You'll want to settle in and spend some time here!


12. Spa Hot Springs

Location: White Sulphur Springs, Montana
Distance from Bozeman: 80 miles
Day pass cost: $10

Spa Hot Springs has three pools filled with some of the finest natural mineral water. The local area around the springs offers many outdoor recreational opportunities, such as the 200 miles of groomed and marked snowmobile trails, considered one of the best snowmobile areas in Montana. In the summer, Spa Hot Springs is nearby numerous campgrounds and miles of trails for hiking, biking, wildlife watching, fishing, and hunting.


Feet of two people soaking in a Montana hot springs.

13. Elkhorn Hot Springs

Location: Polaris, Montana
Distance from Bozeman: 157 miles
Day pass cost: $10

Elkhorn Hot Springs is a primitive, family-owned retreat in the beautiful Pioneer Mountains. There are two natural, outdoor Hot Spring pools, and inside, relax in the Grecian/Wet sauna. Elkhorn is just minutes from several recreational sites, such as the famous Big Hole River, Bannack State Park, and many other exciting recreational activities. The resort also offers a delicious full-service restaurant to satisfy your taste buds.


14. Symes Hot Springs Hotel & Mineral Baths

Location: Hot Springs, Montana
Distance from Bozeman: 279 miles
Day pass cost: $10

Visiting Symes is like stepping back into the 1940s. This destination is a registered historic landmark and provides guests with an escape from the distractions of modern life. The Symes Hot Springs Hotel and Mineral Baths have an outdoor mineral flow pool along with their hotel rooms, and a day spa available year-round.


15. Boulder Hot Springs

Location: Boulder, Montana
Distance from Bozeman: 82 miles
Day pass cost: $10
The pure, geothermal waters are the greatest attraction of Boulder Hot Springs, and they're used in indoor plunges, steam rooms, showers, and the outdoor swimming pool. The center is also available to rent for events and retreats.

When you’re looking to relax in Montana, the options abound for hot springs. Taking time to travel to any one of these Montana hot springs will be well worth the trip!


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