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Worth the hike

Great hidden gem just south of Salmon. Enjoyed the mix of water temperatures in the different... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John P
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Worth the hike!

We visited in early May. The hike was a good 1.7 miles and moderate/strenuous at times if you are... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Mimi C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hidden gem just south of Salmon. Enjoyed the mix of water temperatures in the different pools of water.

1  Thank John P
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We visited in early May. The hike was a good 1.7 miles and moderate/strenuous at times if you are 50+ with knee problems. Thank goodness for the coolness of early May, but the terrain is vary different from rocky, dirt, some built in wooden stairs,...More

Thank Mimi C
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Fun hike with great views and good pools with many different temps. Well worth the hike. Don't go! :)

Thank Blake-Kathy
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Any review we've read has made the hike up seem so much more difficult than it actually was. It was a pretty cold day so that made breathing a bit hard but the hike itself isn't too strenuous. There were only about eight people when...More

5  Thank HatRez
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Good hike up to the spring. Go there early to avoid the crowd and heat. There are great views from the different soaking pools.

Thank 56Jimlisa58
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Driving south from Salmon you pass mile 282; right after that the entrance to a ranch and IMMEDIATELY an unmarked road--no sign whatsoever other than DEAD END. Turn in and you'll see parked cars; this will tell you right away how crowded it will be...More

7  Thank sierradave1
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We hiked to Goldberg Hot Springs for a family reunion. Our party consisted if a range of adults and teenagers. It was about 2 miles each way, mostly climbing on the way to the springs. The length was just right for our family and everyone...More

1  Thank KC_213
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Hiking to Goldbug is a tradition for our family when we go to Salmon for our family reunion. The hike is accessible to all ages, the hot springs are amazing, and the scenery from the hot springs is postcard-worthy. One of my sisters (who has...More

1  Thank YooperJ
Reviewed 1 June 2017

have been here many times over past several years, it has finally happened, almost 150 people at one time on Saturday, was more crowded than a City swimming pool .. just sucked !! trash is also on the increase, people are ruining it

3  Thank MR H
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome it's a walk or hike in but so worth it it's amazing different pools different temperatures. Expect to see naked men they always stand so proud and naked for all to see lol for small children it might be to far of a hike...More

1  Thank Debbie M
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6 December 2017|
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Response from YooperJ | Reviewed this property |
I haven't been there in the winter, but my sister lived in Salmon long enough to go there many, many times. She says the trail is very well marked and passable 365 days a year.
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16 June 2017|
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Response from Stacey H | Reviewed this property |
Look for mile marker 283 south of Salmon on hwy 93. There's a dirt road heading east to the trail head. There is a vault toilet there. Please remember to pack out. There are lots of complaints about trash along this spring... More
4 June 2017|
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Response from ashfiske | Reviewed this property |
we stayed at little hotel in salmon and then it was about a 30 minute drive to the parking lot for gold bug. there are also some areas along the stream that we saw people camping if you wanted to hike camping stuff in. :)