Durango Hot Springs Resort & Spa
Durango Hot Springs Resort and Spa is located in the Animas Valley, just north of downtown Durango, Colorado and 15 minutes south of Purgatory Ski Resort. The natural hot springs have a storied history dating back a millennium to the Ancient Puebloan who lived in this region. Beginning in the 18th century, the Utes and other Native Americans utilized the healing waters which they considered sacred. Over the years, the geothermal springs have hosted many enterprises, including several grand hotels, a dude ranch, a gambling hall and an entertainment center for celebrities and Hollywood stars in the 1950s.