Lunchbreak Warm Springs

General Description: A luke warm small pool across the Salmon River from a major highway
General Location: Central Idaho east of Stanely
Pool Type: Sand and Gravel
Pool Temps: Warm (Below 100° F)
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Accessibility: Summer to Winter, under water during spring runoff
Restrictions: None
Elevation: 5700 feet.
Distance from road: 0.00 mile.
Map Reference: Sawtooth National Forest (springs not marked) or Thompson Creek ID USGS 7.5 minute quadrangle (springs not marked)


The Hot Spring:

  Lunchbreak Warm Springs is called Lunchbreak because rafting tours like to take lunch breaks here during the summer.  The tour companies bring out picnic tables and turn the area with lots of open space into the perfect lunch spot.  The about 4 by 6 foot dug out rock lined sand and gravel pool is directly across the Salmon river from Highway 93.  Luke warm water that is about 75-80 degrees F bubbles up from the silt and sand bottom.  Because of the mediocre size and not warm enough water, Lunchbreak Warm Springs is not good for much else besides a lunch break.  During the spring runoff this spot is under the Salmon River like most of the riverside pools in Idaho.

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