Sunday, February 6, 2011

Heavenly Hot Springs

Who: Weary travelers making a journey through the great southwest and nearby residents, including Kyle and myself

What: Riverbend Hot Springs featuring private and public mineral baths overlooking the scenic Rio Grande River and Turtleback Mountain

When: Visitors bathe year round, but I recommend going during the winter for relief from the springs' steaming temperature

Where: Nestled away 70 miles north of Las Cruces in the deserted ghost town called Truth or Consequences, formerly named Hot Springs, New Mexico

How: Natural underground hot springs in the town are fed into outdoor Jacuzzis that reach up to 107 degrees

Why: For relaxation, rest and rejuvenation

Photos from Our Visit

Entrance to Our Private Bath

Step right in.  The water's fine really, really WARM.

Yes, I'm enjoying myself... very much.

View of Our Bath from the Deck

Relaxation, Rest and Rejuvenation: Check, Check and Check

Waterfall Leading to the Rio Grande

Cooling Down

Interested in learning more about Riverbend?  Watch this informative video for a deeper look at their heavenly hot springs.