Chico Hot Springs in Montana

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Chico Hot Springs

Conveniently located in Paradise Valley between Livingston and the North Entrance of Yellowstone at Gardiner, Montana, Chico Hot Springs provides year-round access to two geothermal pools including accommodations, dining options and day spa.

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  • Chico Hot Springs, established in 1900, continues to delight visitors and locals with its two, open air therapeutic geothermal pools (96- and 103-degrees, respectively).
  • Open Daily from 7am to 11pm for Resort Guests (towels provided) and 8am to 11pm for Day Guests (towels available for rental).

Overview

Just a short drive from both the north entrance of Yellowstone National Park and Bozeman, Chico Hot Springs Montana, established in 1900, continues to delight visitors and locals with its two, open air therapeutic geothermal pools (96- and 103-degrees, respectively). Hot Springs are formed when the earth's molten rock superheats water far beneath the surface and minerals are dissolved along the water’s path to the surface. Covering 152 acres, Chico Hot Springs is a perfect place for families, couples, and weary travelers to relax and enjoy some old-fashioned western fun and hospitality.

Location

Just 30 miles North of Yellowstone Park, only 3 miles from the Yellowstone River, and nestled in foothills of Absaroka Mountain Range.

#1 Old Chico Road, Pray, Montana 59065
406-333-4933 or 1-800-468-9232

Directions

From Bozeman (55 miles):
Take I-90 East to the second Livingston, Montana exit, 333 (Yellowstone National Park exit). Turn left at the off ramp light ramp and continue on Highway 89 traveling South. Turn left on East River Road and cross Yellowstone River via Carter's Bridge. Continue 18 miles, passing through the small town of Pine Creek, cross Mill Creek Road, and go through the town of Pray. Just past Pray, turn left onto Chico Road, and Chico Hot Springs is less than 2 miles, located at the end of the road.

From North YNP entrance at Gardiner, Montana (34 miles):
Travel highway 89 North about 31 miles to the yellow flashing light at Emigrant, Montana. Turn right at the light and drive 1.2 miles to the stop sign. Turn left and continue .5 miles to Chico Road and turn right. Chico Hot Springs is less than 2 miles 1.6, located at the end of the road.

Hours

Daily, 7am to 11pm for Resort Guests with towels provided
Daily, 8am to 11pm for Day Guests with towels available for rental

Fees

Entrance to Chico Hot Springs is $7.50 for an Adult day pass and $3.50 for Seniors (65 and up) and Kids (3-6).

Additional Info

Other Amenities at Chico Hot Springs include:

  • Accommodations (lodges, cottages, houses & cabins)
  • Convention Center
  • Gift Shop
  • Espresso Bar
  • Saloon (featuring live music)
  • Horse Barn
  • Day Spa

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