Situated along the McKenzie River 58 miles east of Eugene, Belknap Hot Springs have two appealing concrete swimming pools with mineral water. The water in swimming pools is maintained at 92°F (33°C) in summer and 102°F (39°C) in winter. Located across the McKenzie River, a source of hot springs is near boiling point 196°F (91°C). Belknap Hot Springs are open to the public year-round between 9 am and 9 pm.
Belknap Hot Springs Lodge has beautiful gardens including the unique Secret Garden. Due to the popularity of this location and number of visitors, fees are set at $7 per hour, or you can pay a much more attractive fee of $13 for an entire day’s access.
There’s no need to worry about where you will stay when you visit Belknap Hot Springs, as cabins are available to be rented and there are tent and RV sites on the grounds.
Direction to Belknap Hot Springs:
From I-5 take exit 194A in Eugene. Follow highway 126 East for about 55 miles to the Belknap Springs Road. Turn left and continue to the Belknap Hot Springs resort.
Belknap Hot Springs Features
Average dissolved solids: 2650 ppm
Chemical used: chlorine is used to prevent the bacteria growth
Access allowed: year-round; lower pool is opened from 9 am to 9 pm; upper pool (overnight guests only) - from 9 am to 10 pm
Development: resort, 2 large concrete swimming pools, gardens
Service: breakfast and pool towels for lodge guests only, wedding events
Accommodations: lodge, guest cabins, tent and RV sites.
Distance from parking: none
Fees (2015): $13 per a person (day use), $7 per a person (hour use)
Elevation: 1700 ft (518 m)
GPS coordinates: 44.1927698,-122.0504874
Address: 59296 Belknap Hot Springs Rd, McKenzie Bridge, OR 97413
Phone: (541) 822-3512
Water temperature (pools): 92°F (33°C) to 102°F (39°C)
Water temperature (source): 185°F (85°C) to 195°F (91°C)
Water acidity level: neutral (pH=7.62)
Type of spring: strong sodium chloride
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