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Pretty interesting place.

I'm not gonna lie, but the gravel road is pretty rough, even for my truck.......but worth it if you... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Greg L
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Trip with son and daughter in law

This place on our list of to do... glad it's done and off my bucket list. About 5 mile round trip... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Bloomington, Indiana
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

I went there 2 times already and it is one of the best camping spots in California. There is a river, a lake and a natural Jacuzzi.

1  Thank California Drea... H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The trail up to the hot springs is narrow & runs along the side of the mountain. Be aware of your surroundings & take plenty of water. Personally, I would not swim in or drink the water since it has known to be contaminated. Make...More

4  Thank snooks22018
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

I've been going to the hot springs since I was a kid I grew up in the area As many people as said you can always park at Bowen Ranch. However if you have a vehicle with a little Clearence and you're comfortable going off...More

3  Thank Tony W
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful hot springs all different temperatures very clear water. Lots of nudists and drug use within the area, we minded our own business and had a great time. Everyone was very friendly and locals very comfortable being fully nude. Fun and unique experience! Will go...More

2  Thank Aura C
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I'm not gonna lie, but the gravel road is pretty rough, even for my truck.......but worth it if you enjoy geothermal hot springs or just curious like I was. The springs are in ,and next to Hot Creek, funny huh? Anyhow the main "Hotspot" is...More

9  Thank Greg L
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

This place on our list of to do... glad it's done and off my bucket list. About 5 mile round trip hike. Going down very steep and at some points dangerous trail. Oh and we parked at Bowen ranch. At 60 years I was fearful...More

16  Thank Traveltilyoudrop_110
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I went there with a little trepidation after reading the reviews. The drive in along the dirt road was bumpy. We only had a Sudan but we made by going slow. The guy at the ranch was a fellow brit. Had a...More

3  Thank ringtail2015
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Deep Creek is not for everyone. It's not for me. I find that that trash left behind and naked strangers walking by and sharing the same water is a bit disconcerting. Must be my age. I wish I was more "liberal" or relaxed about it...More

7  Thank wildman66
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Went to this place with some couple of friends and it was superb. The fun was great. My friends wanted us to go there some other time.

1  Thank Heaven M
Reviewed 17 April 2016

The hike in wasn't so bad, but the hike out was very tiring, especially after a long day. To put it into perspective, if you parked at Bowen Ranch, you climb about 1000 feet in two miles, so bring lots of water. There are a...More

5  Thank GatoRat
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Susan G
7 December 2017|
Response from LizandC | Reviewed this property |
Open unless the forestry service closes it due to any on going issues such as fire.
18 November 2017|
Response from DavidLou |
Probably so, but I would actually not recommend it for a weekday on the off chance that there may be only one other person there when you visited. On a weekend there would likely be many more people - and a mixed crowd - so... More
Kevin S
8 October 2017|
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Response from Traveltilyoudrop_110 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, people stayed overnight. Personally, I would NOT unless you have the ability to defend yourself against potential personal threats.