On every day but tuesday, bathing suits are optional at dakota hot springs, a little more than two hours south of denver. Unlike some of the other more natural hot springs soaking areas in colorado (say, that feature river rock walls or pebble floors), dakota hot springs has just one concrete, free-form pool. Located in a high-altitude setting at 11,200 feet, youll have to work if you want to reach conundrum hot spring. We encourage you to camp if youre making the trek (permit required). Also, keep in mind that this hot spring is unofficially clothing-optional. the hot springs resort sits in northern colorado, in the middle of the medicine bow-routt national forest. Strawberry park hot springs offers 104-degree mineral water hot springs, making it one of the most sought-after destinations in the u. Plus, the springs are surrounded by the thick colorado forest, giving it a mystical vibe. hot spring soaking is something of an institution in colorado. Theres arguably no better way to unwind after a day of mountain biking, 14er hiking, or legal marijuana smoking. Located in ridgway, colorado, orvis hot springs is clothing optional spot that allows nudity at outdoor soaking areas and in the sauna. They do require nude individuals to utilize a towel, robe, or other modest covering in hallways of their main building. iron mountain hot springs, which opened in july 2015, is located on the site of the historic iron springs spa on the banks of the colorado river in glenwood springs. The resort offers a freshwater family pool with an elevated whirlpool spa and 16 smaller mineral hot-springs soaking pools that complement the scenic hillside landscape next to the river.