Travertine Hot Springs
Address: Bridgeport, California
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Location: Travertine Hot Springs is located in Bridgeport, California. It is about 90 miles north of Bishop, California.
General Description: Travertine Hot Spring is a unique hot springs. There are few places in the world that it occurs. Travertine is a terrestrial sedimentary rock, formed by the precipitation of carbonate minerals from solution in ground and surface waters, and/or geothermally heated hot-springs. This hot spring is free and very accessible so it gets alot of foot traffic. The hot springs are clothing optional.
Directions: Take route 395 south of Bridgeport for half a mile. Turn left at Jack Sawyer Road, just before the Ranger Station. Follow Jack Sawyer road, along a dirt road, approximately one mile.
Accessibility: Travertine is an easy dirt road drive. It is an easy walk from the parking lot. It is crowded because of its accessibility
Hot Springs: Travertine Hot Springs has 3 rustic and primitive rock bottomed tubs and a small cement tub. The cemented tub is adjacent to the parking area (above photo) is about 100 degrees depending on the season. The other three tubs are formed with rough rocks and calcium from mineral deposited by the hot springs. The source is very hot about 120 degrees depending on the season. The rock bottomed tubs are about 98 degrees.
Hot Spring Tips: Travertine hot springs is free. It is on BML land. Rangers do routinely make the rounds. The hot springs gets alot of traffic because it is very accessible. The local customer is clothing optional. Buckeye Hot Springs is close just right across the Bridgeport valley. Bridgeport, California has history. The city has some historical hotels. Make time to see the ghost town called Bodie ghost town. Travertine has amazing views of the eastern Sierra Nevada's.
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