Campbell Hot Springs, California

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Campbell Hot Springs, California
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
CountryUnited States
5,023 ft (1,531 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
Area code(s)530
GNIS feature ID1658205[1]

Campbell Hot Springs (also known as Sierra Hot Springs) is a set of springs in Sierra County, California, United States which was turned into a resort in the 1880s.[2] 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.[3]

Set in the scenic valley of Sierraville, this hot springs is 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°).[4] 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.[5]


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ Waring 1915, p. 129.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ "Pools at Campbell Hot Springs". Archived from the original on 2014-03-10. Retrieved 2014-03-10.
  5. ^ Duckalow, Christina (January 30, 2005). "Going with the flow in Sierraville". San Francisco Chronicle online.

Reference bibliography[edit]

  • Waring, Gerald Ashley (1915). Springs of California. U.S. Geological Survey Water Supply Paper. 338. U.S. Government Printing Office. doi:10.3133/wsp338.