Goldmyer Hot Springs
Address: Goldmyer Hot Springs Trail, North Bend, WA 98045
General Description: Goldmyer Hot Springs is a gem that is privately owned by a non profit group. This hot springs is a delightful forest hike through Wenachee National Forest, along the Snoqualmie River, and ultimately to an amazing hot springs adjacent to the beautiful Alpine Lakes Wilderness.
Location: From Seattle, Washington it is about an hour and forty minutes.
Directions: From Seattle Washington take the I-90 E to 468th Ave SE in Riverbend. Take exit 34 from I-90 E 31 min (32.2 mi) Take NF-5600 and NF-5620 to National Forest Develop Rd 5620 Trail 1 h 7 min (22.6 mi)
Accessibility: Higtly recommended to get the access report from the Goldmyer website. Be prepared in the winter with proper gear. You will hike 5 miles each way to get to the hot springs.
Hot Springs: The hot spring has 3 hot pools and a cold pool. The hot pools are interconnected, as the water flows consecutively from one through the next, cooling as it moves. The source emerges from an old mine shaft at 125ºF (52ºC). The temperature of the "cave" is about 111ºF (44ºC). The hot water cascades into the pools and progressively gets warmer about (40ºC). A cold water pool is located adjacent to the hot spring pools for a cold plunge.
Hot Spring Tips: This is private property. There is a max of 20 people per day that are allowed at the hot springs. Reservations are highhly recommended. The weather conditions can greatly affect your access to the hot springs. North West Pass is required to park at the trail head. The hot springs is not per friendly. Goldmyer is usually clothing optional. Be prepared for a 5 mile hike each way.
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