McCredie Hot Springs


Several hot springs situated in and around Salt Creek, McCredie is known for its easy access and high temperatures, so use caution.

Type: Natural Hot Spring.
Fees: None.
Driving Instructions: McCredie Springs is 50.7 miles southeast of Eugene. from the intersection of I-5 and I-105/Highway 126 in Eugene, head south on I-5 to Exit 188A, the exit for Willamette Highway, Oakridge and Highway 58, 5.2 miles, between milepost 188 and 189. Exit and drive to a fork, 0.3 miles. Bear left at the fork onto Highway 58 and go to the springs parking lot, 45.2 miles, between mileposts 45 and 46. There is a sign pointing to McCredie Station Road. The parking lot is next to the sign, on the right.




McCredie Hot Springs Map




Comments: At 2,000 feet elevation, there are several hot pools on both sides of Salt Creek. Be cautious, and particularly alert with children. The creek is cold and swift, and the springs may be scalding.  Temperatures generally range from 98 to 114º F, but there are several hot spots where the temperature generally exceeds that. The biggest of the pools is 30-35 feet, the smallest 3 feet across, and they may be up to 2 feet deep. Silt and organic debris are the primary bottom materials. Expect nudity at this heavily used place.









McCredie Hot Springs


McCredie Hot Springs. (Links to interactive Google Map)


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