Turn of the Century Bathers near street car

World-Class Thermal Baths, Pools and Spa

With all the amenities of European spas and thermal baths, Purgatory Hot Springs Resort was a renowned international destination in the early 1900s.

Women Near Pool

Pool Time at the Purgatory Hot Springs Resort, July 1927.

Splish splash! The Purgatory Hot Springs Pool was a popular weekend destination back in the day.

Girl in a tube swimming
Boys Playing with Ball in Pool

Water Basketball never eclipsed baseball , but was a popular summer pastime in Purgatory Springs.

Posing for a poolside photo at the Purgatory Springs Thermal Pool in the 1920s.

Man and Woman talking in the pool
Orphan Girls in Swimsuits with lollipops

Pool day and lollipops for the consumptive orphan girls at Purgatory Springs Colorado, 1920s.

The Purgatory Hot Springs Pool  viewed from the Ferris Wheel.

Hot Springs Pool
Two bathing women

The thermal baths were a selling point for all operations, including Purgatory Springs Artesian Water and Malted Milk, which went into high production during Prohibition.

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Contact Us

Inquiries must be notarized, stamped & mailed to:

C/O Sparky Boorman
Purgatory Hot Springs Resort
Purgatory Springs. Colorado

Otherwise, use this form.