The small, 2-4 person sand-and-gravel pool at Bigelow Hot Springs (Deer Creek), is near Highway 126. It's close to Eugene.
Bigelow is found on the northern bank McKenzie River. Its temperature ranges from 102 to 104 during the summer and fall. The pool can often be too cold for school in winter.
You are lucky to be able to visit Bigelow during the core of summer. It is not necessary to dress.
Season: Summer and Fall (avoid winter, spring, or pool too cold).
Type: Roadside
GPS: 44.241 122.058
Map Quad: MCKENZIE BRIDGE 15, Willamette National Forest Map or Belknap Springs OR USGS 7.7 minute quadrangle
Elevation: 2,000
Land: Willamette National Forest
No Fee
Restrictions on Nighttime Closure
Use: High
Visibility High
Temp: 102-104 (summer/fall)
Water Clarity: Murky
Odor: n/a
pH: n/a
Area Features: McKenzie River
Closest Food/Gas: Eugene/Bend
Trash: Moderate
Bugs: Moderate-High (seasonally)
Wildlife: Moderate
Camping: Nearby, no on-site
Clothing is optional
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