Sunbeam Hot Springs


The source here is hot enough to burn, take care and you'll be fine though.


Getting to Sunbeam Hot Springs couldn't be easier. Head North out of Stanley, and when you see a ton of steam on both sides of the road with 'Low Visibility' signs, you know you're there. There is a large pull out area and an outhouse. Be sure to walk around the old stone bathhouse and get a feel for the area before heading down to the water. The walk down is short, and except for one part where there is a large step down, very easy.

The water coming down the hill is hot enough to instantly burn you, do not try and cross it or jump in it, and any water you do get into, test the temperature first!</b> I've seen first hand here someone step into a pool and not be very happy about it.

Nude To Prude Scale

Nudity Potential At Sunbeam: We've seen things... Terrible things



Personal Notes

Sunbeam is a hot spring I go back and forth on. When I've been here with just my own people, it's amazing, but having to share means having to find spots where you're not being scaled and not freezing, which become few and far between in the winter months. It's definitely worth a soak, but with so many others nearby, maybe try them if it's super busy here.


From Boise head up to Stanley, Idaho. At Stanley, head North towards Challis and you'll run into Sunbeam Hot Springs on the right side of the road after about 12 miles. There is a large pull out and a stone railing and old stone building on the side of the road too. In the winter you'll see the steam coming up both sides of the highway, as there is a lot of water coming out here.

At A Glance

Region: Stanley

Nearest Town: Stanley, ID

Usage: High

Accessible Seasons:

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter

Parking Cost: $0

Family Friendly? Yes

Water Temp Range: 80F-120F

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Parking Cost: $

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