Deer Creek Hot Springs

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Deer Creek Hot Springs (also known as Bigelow Hot Springs) is a small hot spring along the McKenzie River in the Cascade Range of western Oregon, United States.[1][2]

The pools usually have a rock ring providing 1 to 2 feet (30 to 61 cm) of depth over coarse sand and measure about 8 by 13 feet (2.4 by 4.0 m). When the McKenzie is high (winter and spring), the pools are combined into a single pool and inundated with cold water. The spring comes out of a shallow overhanging cave and its temperature is normally 104 °F (40 °C).[2] The springs are located south of the McKenzie River Bridge, in a fee free day use area that is only open from sunrise to sunset.


  1. ^ "Deer Creek (Bigelow) Hot Springs". Retrieved 2008-10-19. 
  2. ^ a b "Bigelow (Deer Creek) Hot Springs". Retrieved 2008-10-19. 

Coordinates: 44°14′28″N 122°03′32″W / 44.24113°N 122.05881°W / 44.24113; -122.05881