No one seems to have interest in the beautiful milky-white water gushing close to the town.
Enjoy the remarkable texture of the water.
Close to Town
Wells is a city located in the north east of Nevada is known for 12 Mile Hot Springs.
The natural hot springs are 12 miles apart from the downtown; a lot of campers visit there.
Even hot springs enthusiasts may not know the existence of another hot spring, 3 Mile Hot Spring that is 3 miles from Wells.
In the middle of the way to 12 Mile Hot Springs, turn right sharply to the dirt road.
It becomes muddy soon, as tepid water flows from the left.
Park the car by the roadside and walk to the blackish cliff.
I found the pond fed by milk-white water.
A massive amount of mineral deposits are attached around the flow of water discharge.
Around here the water was approximately 104 degrees F.
It was one of the starting points of the stream I have seen.
I observed the oval pool and noticed that someone created it by placing large rocks.
Turning around, there were mountains with a thin layer of snow; just awesome.
Few people visit here probably because of the strong smell.
It is noteworthy that such sulfur smell is generally recognized as bad smell.
The fresh water was flashing from the gap of rocks, ruffling the surface.
It was around 3-feet depth.
Sometimes I felt it too hot when fitting myself in the gap.
The water quality was remarkably robust as if my skin was coated with mineral constituents.
Overlooking the spectacle, I was so impressed that I was in the picturesque scenery, being naked.
If I live in Wells, this hot spring will be where I want to visit even every day.
3 Mile Hot Spring, Wells, Nevada, U.S.
- Walk-in: Yes
- Lodging: No