Fales Hot Ditch

General Description: Hot water flows from an old hot spring resort that is closed and cools to around 90 degrees where a pool has been created next to the highway.
General Location: Eastern Sierra north of Bridgeport.
Pool Type: Dirt, Sand and Gravel Hot Ditch
Pool Temps: Warm (Below 100° F)
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Accessibility: Year round, directly off of Highway 395
Restrictions: No trespassing on the old resort and no camping near the hot ditch
Elevation: 7200 feet.
Distance from road: 0.00 mile.
Map Reference: California State Maps or Fales Hot Spring CA USGS 7.5 minute quadrangle

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I was here 12 years ago and

I was here 12 years ago and there were tiny red worms in the water that either stung or bit me. The water was nice but I was not keen on the fauna!! Would love confirmation if this is still the case, as I plan to visit the region again.

I was here 12 years ago and

I was here 12 years ago and there were tiny red worms in the water that either stung or bit me. The water was nice but I was not keen on the fauna!! Would love confirmation if this is still the case, as I plan to visit the region again.

Been here once. Huge flow

Been here once. Huge flow rate from the source. Couldnt really find a good soaking spot though.

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