Little-Known Hot Springs Are Found In This Beautiful Location

Tucked away in the small desert town of Monroe, Utah lies a natural phenomenon that has been delighting travelers for centuries. Hot springs coming out of the ground allows visitors the opportunity to take a once-in-a-lifetime bath and view some of the most beautiful sights in North America. Welcome to Mystic Hot Springs.

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The springs in Monroe have been flowing for millions of years, pumping water out of the ground at a temperature of 160 degrees.
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The waters lie on the hills overlooking a vast desert, giving visitors a spectacular view.
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Antique bath tubs are set up all over the property using the natural hot water.
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Don’t worry, they clean the bath tubs every day.
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The springs were once called home by nomadic tribes of ancient people.
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In 1880, a Mormon couple built an outpost on the site and called it the “Monroe Hot Springs.”
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In 1916, the property was bought by Charles Wilkes who turned it into an entertainment destination. Wilkes invited acts traveling to the west coast to stop and perform at his secluded venue.
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Today it is owned by Mike Ginsburg, who renamed the spot “Mystic Hot Springs.”
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Mike’s goal is to transform the springs into a resort.
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There are pioneer-built cabins located all around the area and Mike is renovating these cabins into a small lodge.
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The scolding hot water is cooled down by a series of channels it travels through before it reaches the pools and tubs of the resort.
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Many visitors have praised the healing powers of the water, doing wonders for sore and aching muscles.
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Every day at sunset, an acoustic performance is put on to welcome in the night sky.
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The hot springs of Monroe have been a resting spot of weary travelers for centuries. Next time you are on a road trip out west, you might want to consider becoming one of them.

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