Sespe Hot Springs

General Description: Several extremely hot springs in a remote desert valley creating a hot river with several pools created as the water cools.
General Location: Southern California outside of Ojai in the Los Padres National Forest
Pool Type: sand and gravel in a hot creek
Pool Temps: Extremely Hot (106° - 110° F)
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Accessibility: Year round, a 9 mile hile from one direction and 16 miles from another and located in a valley subject to flash floods
Restrictions: None
Elevation: 2800 feet.
Distance from road: 9.00 miles.
Map Reference: Devils Heart Peak CA USGS 7.5 minute quadrangle


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Sespe is GREAT. Feels like

Sespe is GREAT. Feels like you miles away from anyone here. We took the long way from Piedra Blanca Trailhead. A little while after Willits the trail is GONE until you get

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