Deer Butte Hot Springs Near Adrian in Oregon

Deer Butte is a small hot spring that can be seen from both sides of Owyhee Lake Road northeast of Snively Hot Springs. Due to frequent road construction and mudslides, this little gem of a hot springs has become somewhat lost. Remnants of the past are still visible, but not much is left save for a handful of fading hot seeps that used to feed a concrete box. There just isn’t enough concentrated hot water to do much of anything with. Deer Butte has got you covered if you need a foot bath, but for anything more soak seekers should continue down the road to Snively.

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Deer Butte Hot Springs Soak Stats:

Season: All (check roads during winter – frequent closures)
Type: Roadside
GPS: 43.73876 -117.17852
Map Quad: OWYHEE DAM 7.5 or Lake Owyhee Map
Elevation: 2,300
Land: Lake Owyhee State Park
Fee: None
Restrictions: None
Usage: Low
Visibility: High
Temp: n/a
Water Clarity: Murky
Odor: n/a
pH: n/a
Area Features: Lake Owyhee, Owyhee River
Closest Food/Gas: Adrian
Trash: Moderate
Bugs: Moderate-High (seasonally)
Wildlife: Moderate
Camping: Nearby at Lake Owyhee State Park and nearby primitive sites (may need a permit).
Clothing Optional: n/a
Pit Toilet: No