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Fifth Water Hot Springs

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Worth the hike

The hike didn't seem like 2.5 miles with great scenery. The hot springs were muddier than I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Abraham A
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River, Cold Dip, Wildlife, and Hotsprings

I live close to these in Spanish Fork, UT. I've been many times, and by far my favorite hike as... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Scott A
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Diamond Fork Road, Trail Head at Junction of 6th Water Creek, Springville, UT 84660
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hike didn't seem like 2.5 miles with great scenery. The hot springs were muddier than I expected and it was difficult to find a good spot to relax comfortably. There was a variety of temperatures, of which some were too hot! The access to...More

2  Thank Abraham A
Reviewed September 3, 2018

I live close to these in Spanish Fork, UT. I've been many times, and by far my favorite hike as well as my 10 yr old son and 6 yr old daughter. They were able to easily do this hike. It's about 2.5 miles in...More

2  Thank Scott A
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We hiked fifth water springs on July. Its a good hike. When we reached to the hot springs it was 9 pm and totally crowded. it smells like rotten eggs (may be due to high sulphur content). Other than that it was amazing.

1  Thank eranga r
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Round trip this hike is just under 6 miles. So I would say bring plenty of water. Others have said it takes less than an hour to get to the springs, we found this not to be the case. We did have 4 adults and...More

1  Thank lisawilkins778
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

This trail is definitely off the beaten path, but worth the effort if you are in or near Salt Lake City or Provo! The trail is an out and back with much of the trail canopied by natural vegetation. At the top of the 2.5...More

1  Thank Maureen K
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

In dry conditions, easy to moderate hike. Two sets of waterfalls. Plenty of hot, warm and cold pools to enjoy. Path is easy for the most part but rocky and the are a few tricky parts.

1  Thank Doug B
Reviewed January 9, 2018

During the Winter, the gate is closed adding about 3.5 miles before you reach the actual trail head. We arrived around 11:30 and left around 6:30, only spending about 30 minutes at the hot springs. The trail is icy, so I would recommend wearing boots...More

5  Thank Nikki B
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the parking lot (Diamond Fork road was still open) at about 11:00 AM and got the last space. Relatively easy hike in but there were several icy spots on the trail as should be expected in late November. The springs were crowded...More

2  Thank Rich S
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Wow! So beautiful! It's an easy, beautiful drive to the car park, which has a bathroom. Then it's an easy 2.5 mile walk along the river, steadily uphill the whole way, and along a nice smooth trail. Then, some amazingly warm pools at the bottom...More

2  Thank accash9
Reviewed July 19, 2017

The trail itself is average because it is not very scenic. It is a dusty wooded trail that leads to some awesome natural hot spring (which is why I rated overall Very Good) . It is easy for families (children) to get to the hot...More

1  Thank Jennifer W
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