Campbell Hot Springs, California

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Campbell Hot Springs, California
Unincorporated community
Campbell Hot Springs, California is located in California
Campbell Hot Springs, California
Campbell Hot Springs, California
Coordinates: 39°34′30″N 120°20′53″W / 39.57500°N 120.34806°W / 39.57500; -120.34806Coordinates: 39°34′30″N 120°20′53″W / 39.57500°N 120.34806°W / 39.57500; -120.34806
Country United States
State California
County Sierra
Elevation 5,023 ft (1,531 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 530
GNIS feature ID 1658205[1]

Campbell Hot Springs (also known as Sierra Hot Springs) is an unincorporated community in Sierra County, California, United States. Campbell Hot Springs is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) southeast of Sierraville. The community was founded as a thermal springs resort in the 1880s.[2]

Set in the scenic valley of Sierraville, this hot springs is a open to the public year-round and 24/7. The four mains pool in this hot spring are: 1) The Temple Dome warm pool (98-100°), 2) The Hot Pool (105-110°), 3) The Meditation Pool (98-100°), 4) The Phoenix Baths (85-90°).[3] The Temple Dome Pool area also houses a dry sauna.

The property is managed by the Sierra Hot Springs non-profit organization. The pools are clothing optional and family friendly.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 459. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ "Pools at Campbell Hot Springs". 
  4. ^ Duckalow, Christina (January 30, 2005). "Going with the flow in Sierraville". San Francisco Chronicle online.