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Blue Mountain Hot Springs

Blue Mountain Hot Springs Near John Day in Oregon

A private hot springs steeped in history. From carnivals to holistic center and known as the former home of famed Winchester Firearms owner, Blue Mountain Hot Springs may or may not be available for a soak.

You’ll have to contact the current owners, Eugene and Helen Ricco, to find out. Rumor has it they have been officially closed since 2002.

Blue Mountain Hot Springs

Little is currently known about the status of the once famed hotel and dance hall. Although, there is a decent amount known about Blue Mountain’s past.

Blue Mountain Hot Springs Guest Ranch
Star Route
Prairie City, OR 97876
(541) 820-3744

Blue Mountain Hot Springs Map and Directions

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From Prairie City, head south on Main Street bearing east onto SW Bridge Street / Logan Valley Road for 12 miles until reaching the signed parking area.

Blue Mountain Hot Springs Soak Stats:

Season: All
Type: Roadside
GPS: 44.354 118.574
Elevation: Unknown
Land: Private
Fee: Yes
Restrictions: Unknown
Usage: Unknown
Visibility: Unknown
Temp: 100 (pool)
Water Clarity: Unknown
Odor: n/a
pH: n/a
Area Features: John Day Valley
Closest Food/Gas: Prairie City/John Day
Trash: Low
Bugs: Moderate-High (seasonally)
Wildlife: Moderate
Camping: Nearby, on-site unknown
Clothing Optional: Unknown
Pit Toilet: Yes

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Finding the right hot springs is just the first step. Elevate your soak from good to phenomenal with essential equipment:

✅ Extra large quick-drying towels.
Water shoes to protect your feet.
✅ Trusted Nalgene water bottle.
✅ Oregon map for your car and pack.

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