Conundrum Hot Springs

4.32 Votes Currently Open
  • Address: Aspen, Colorado, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 06:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Trail, Hot Spring, Family And Kids

A very popular summer destination in Aspen is the Conundrum Hot Springs. Visitors must hike around 8 miles on the Conundrum Creek Trail to reach the hot water springs. Previous visitors would recommend an overnight stay near the hot springs to make the most of the trip. There are three creek crossings before you reach the hot water pools. The trail is line with aspen trees and often winds through meadows of wildflowers in full bloom during the warm weather. Overnight camping is possible in one of the 18 designated campsites near the pools. The pools are located at an elevation of 11 thousand feet and are amongst the highest hot springs in North America. The temperature of water in these pools is close to around 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

Conundrum Hot Springs Travel Tips

  • The weather is often unpredictable here. Be prepared for quick changes in the atmosphere.
  • The springs are often crowded in the summer. Plan your trip accordingly.
  • Be careful when crossing the creeks, especially in spring.
  • Dogs are not allowed on this trail.

How to Reach Conundrum Hot Springs

  • You can hire a car to get here.

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  • Conundrum Hot Springs Address: Aspen, Colorado, United States
  • Conundrum Hot Springs Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Conundrum Hot Springs(preferred time): 08:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Time required to visit Conundrum Hot Springs: 06:00 Hrs
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  • 0.19% of people who visit Aspen include Conundrum Hot Springs in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Conundrum Hot Springs visit around 4 PM

  • People usually take around 6 Hrs to see Conundrum Hot Springs


95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Conundrum Hot Springs

People normally also visit Buckskin Pass while planning their trip to Conundrum Hot Springs.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Conundrum Hot Springs Reviews & Ratings

  • Not sure why the locals call it a magical secret spot....its well known and definitely NOT worth the hike. Water is slimy, trail is trashed, the hike is boring, and once you get there, you have to do it all over again to get back down. Best to stay home.

  • One of the most beautiful hikes I have ever done! Hot springs were absolutely picturesque. We went at end of July the first time a couple years ago and wanted to go a week ago ( end of May) and we're super sad that there were too many alerts for us to be confident hiking out. We will definitely be back, though!

  • The worst place on earth, stay away from it, nothing to see here. Just water, air, clouds - boring. You will hate hiking up, the views blow and once you get here it is like the worst. Seriously, never ever come up here, your best bet would be to just hang around Glenwood Springs or Florida.

  • About a 9 mile hike gaining 4000' vertical feet. Pretty much the most perfect place on Earth. This person who gave it 4 stars needs a mental evaluation...

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