Water Fun

Lava Hot Springs

Lava Hot Springs, ID

5 (5 reviews)

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Address: 430 Main St, Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246, USA Number: 208 776-5221 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

Have you ever sat in a thermal pool, where even if it's snowing outside, you know that you will be enjoying the warm water around you?

Well, that's exactly what happens at Lava Hot Springs! These world famous hot springs give the water here a temperature range of 102 to 112, which means that year round you can enjoy water park fun!

In the outdoor pools, kids will always get a kick out of splashing around on those winter days, watching the steam rise from the pools. The sidewalks and dressing rooms have heated floors, so there really isn't anything you need to worry about!

The Indoor Aquatic Center is just like your other water parks, but you still get to enjoy the geothermal water! This 6 lane, 25 year pool is fun for all ages, with an AquaClimbing wall as well as a diving board!

Make sure you try out the new water slide too, with a 60ft vertical drop with a maximum speed of 38mph! Pretty amazing!

Those little ones in the family will love splashing around at Portneuf Kiddie Cove, which features both an indoor kids pool as well as a 10 person natural hot pool. There is beach entry to the water features which include sprays, toys and slides.

So why not head to a water park with a difference, and enjoy swimming how nature intended in these areas, and try something special!

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How much does it cost?



$5 for indoor aquatic center



$2 - $4.50 for indoor aquatic center


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Additional Information

They have height restrictions for some of the slides, so take note!

Any top tips?


During the off-peak season (mid May to Labor Day) the admission to the Indoor Aquatic Center includes Portneuf and Kiddie Cove, as well as the hot tub

I'm Hungry!


You can bring your own food and drink into the facilities (not glass or alcohol, or BBQ grills). You can enjoy your food on the grass or in the lobby area

Healthy Eating You're surrounded by water, but make sure you bring plenty of bottled water!

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Where is it at?

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They have swimming lessons at the hot spring pools!

Need a little extra help?


If you have any questions about accessibility, just ask the staff, they will be happy to help!

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When can we go?

Hours vary by season so check before you go!

Year round, closed Christmas & Thanksgiving

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