Welcome to Scenic Hot Springs



Welcome to Scenic Hot Springs, a serene forest retreat in the Cascade Mountains just 10 miles east of Skykomish.

A visit to the natural beauty of these unchlorinated hot springs requires a 2-mile hike through steep, rugged terrain on private property.

Pack and prepare appropriately, review our terms and conditions, and request reservations at least 48 hours in advance.

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At Scenic Hot Springs, we rely on your generous donations to preserve and protect our natural haven. Your support ensures the maintenance of our historic trails, pristine hot springs, and breathtaking landscapes for generations to come. To experience the serenity of Scenic Hot Springs, make a reservation in advance. Your donations help us continue providing this treasured experience to all who seek solace in nature.

Before making a reservation, check the availability on your desired date using the Daily Availability Calendar. We cannot accept reservations on days when there are already reservations for exclusive use, or on days when more than 15 people including you are expected to use the facility.

Important Information

The Scenic Hot Springs trailhead is located about 10 miles east of the town of Skykomish, and the Hot Springs themselves are at the end of a 2-mile uphill hike with about 1100 feet of elevation gain.

Vandalism has been an issue at our parking area in the past. Do not leave valuables in plain sight and be sure to lock up your vehicle.

Travel time from Seattle is approximately 2 hours, depending on traffic conditions.

NO PETS ALLOWED AT HOT SPRINGS PROPERTY. Due to health concerns, pets are not allowed on the Scenic Hot Springs. Visitors with pets will be dismissed immediately and local authorities will be alerted if pet owners are not cooperative.


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Important Points

Reservation and Donations

 Scenic hot springs is a minimally developed facility featuring 1 large stone pool and 2 small soaking tubs. We will only accept donations of $20 per person from those who understand this undeveloped condition.

When you make your reservation, it will be confirmed and then appear on the availability calendar.  The maximum of up to 15 people per day cannot be surpassed, so it is important you verify availability for the days you would like to book. Exclusive reservations for you and your group are only possible if no-one else has yet booked for that date. Groups of 8 or more must book an exclusive reservation. Note that reservation changes cannot be made more than once.



Private Property:

Remember that Scenic Hot Springs is privately owned, and access is granted based on the owner’s terms and conditions. Respect the property and follow the guidelines to ensure a harmonious experience for all.

Safety and Preparedness:

Be prepared for the rugged terrain, changing weather conditions, and steep trails by bringing appropriate clothing, survival supplies, and necessary equipment like snowshoes or crampons during winter visits.

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Your donations go back into our beautiful hot spring!

Our Top Priorities

At Scenic Hot Springs, we deeply appreciate your donations as they directly contribute to the preservation and enhancement of our natural hot springs. Your generous support allows us to maintain the pristine condition of the pools, protect the surrounding landscapes, and ensure a memorable experience for all visitors. By making a donation, you are investing in the ongoing care and sustainability of this remarkable natural treasure.

Cancellation POLICY

Donations for confirmed donations are non-refundable.

In the event you decide to reschedule your reservation, we require a minimum of 48 hours advance notice prior the date of your scheduled visit. For exclusive use reservations, 72 hours notice is required.

To gain access

Map and directions will be provided upon confirmation of your reservation request.

Click MAKE A DONATION or RESERVE YOUR VISIT above to request a reservation.

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