Rates

Closed each December 1st through the 28th

Reservations to Valley View Hot Springs are highly recommended due to limited capacity. Even if accommodations are vacant, admission cannot be assured without a reservation.

Advance reservations are a benefit of being a member
Effective July 1st, 2013: Advanced reservations are a benefit of Membership. Non-members are still able to reserve any accommodation or campsite (not already reserved by a member) by calling the reservation line one day in advance of their expected arrival.

The gate, Help Desk, and telephones are all closed from 10:00 pm until 9:00 am everyday. Only guests with overnight reservations are admitted after 8:00 pm. All others must be off-site before closing at 10:00 pm. No one is admitted while closed. Overnight guests needing an early departure should notify management to avoid unnecessary alarm.

Admission Fees

Winter (Oct - Apr)Summer (May - Sept)

Children under 16free free

Families and children are an important part of our community and our future. OLT offers free access and use to children under the age of 16. All minors under the age of 18 are the responsibility of their adult parent or guardian.

Educational Tours free for all free for all 

Education is integral to our mission. OLT offers a variety of free tours and talks, offered at no cost to guests and visitors.

Quick Dip  $9/person$11/person Two hours. Members only benefit.

Members may use the hot springs for two hours at a discounted rate. Membership is quick, easy, and rewarding.

Day Visit   $13/person$15/person 

Day use allows guests to enjoy the hot springs between 9am and 10pm. 

Overnight Stay   $26/person $30/person Stay overnight and until 10pm on the day of departure.

Guests with an accommodation may enjoy the hot springs all night. After checking out of their accommodation, overnight guests may continue using the hot springs until 10pm on the day of departure.

Pet Fees  + $5 to $15/visit OLT holds a $50/pet deposit covering damages or nuisance.

There is now a maximum of 2 dogs per visit/per reservation/group or day visitor. A $50 deposit per dog, in addition to a fee of $5 for day visitors, $10/visit for campers and $15/visit for cabins. No dogs allowed in Oak House or Sunset House. If a valid service dog is necessary, use of accommodations other than Oak or Sunset is encouraged. Dogs are not allowed to stay in vehicles and must be attended to by visitors at all times.

Discounts

Local Discount: $3 off use fee with valid Saguache County Address on Drivers License.

The Naturist Society Member Discount: $3 off day or overnight use fees

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Accommodation Rates

Nightly accommodations rates are in addition to per person fees above.

Tent Space   + No Charge/night+ $10/night  No smoking Pets okay

Twenty four dispersed tent sites are located across the property and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Some sites are near parking and trails while others are a short walk away. 

Tent Camping at Valley View - Doug Bates Tent site with deer grazing - John Lorenz Tent Camping with a View - Teresa Seitz Tent site in summer - Teresa Seitz Tent Camping Site - Matthew Camping at Valley View - Doug Bates Tent Camping at Valley View - Doug Bates

Vehicle Camping  + $10/night+ $15/night  No smoking Pets okay

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Vehicle Camping - Teresa Seitz Vehicle Camping Outlets - Scott McCumber Vehicle Camping Sites - Teresa Seitz

Oak Dorm Bed  + $10/night+ $15/night  No smoking with Kitchenette Electricity (Hydroelectric)

Use of 1 bunk bed in a common dorm room located upstairs from shared dining room and kitchen

Oak House, front porch - John Lorenz Oak House, dorm beds - Doug Bates Oak House, dining room - Doug Bates Oak House Kitchen - Doug Bates Oak House back porch - Doug Bates

Oak Room   + $20/night+ $30/night  No smoking with Kitchenette Electricity (Hydroelectric)

1 bed in private room, shared kitchen and dining room, hydroelectric heat

Oak House, front porch - John Lorenz Oak Room - Doug Bates Oak House, dining room - Doug Bates Oak House Kitchen - Doug Bates Oak House back porch - Doug Bates

Sunset Room  + $55/night+ $70/night  No smoking with Kitchenette Electric heat (Hydroelectric) Electricity (Hydroelectric)

2 beds in private room, shared kitchen and half bath, geothermal heat

Sunset Lodge - View from Sunset Lodge - John Lorenz Sunset Rooms - Teresa Seitz Sunset shared kitchen - Sunset rooms - Sunset Lodge, hall - Doug Bates Sunset Lodge, half-bath - Doug Bates

Spruce House Room 1 (single) + $45/night+ $60/night  No smoking with Kitchenette  Electricity (Hydroelectric)

Spruce House Room 2 (double) + $55/night+ $70/night  No smoking with Kitchenette  Electricity (Hydroelectric)

Small Cabin  + $50/night+ $60/night  No smoking Pets okay Electric heat (Hydroelectric) Electricity (Hydroelectric)

Cedar Cabin

1 bed in upstairs loft, 1 on lower level, geothermal heat

Cedar Cabin - Doug Bates Cedar Cabin, interior - Doug Bates Cedar Cabin, loft - Doug Bates Cedar Cabin in winter snow - Teresa Seitz

Aspen Cabin

1 bed in upstairs loft, 1 on lower level, geothermal heat

Aspen Cabin in winter snow - Doug Bates Aspen Cabin, interior - Doug Bates Aspen Cabin, interior - Doug Bates

Large Cabin   + $65/night+ $75/night  No smoking  with Kitchenette Electric heat (Hydroelectric) Electricity (Hydroelectric)

Cottonwood Cabin

2 beds in 2 private rooms, 1 futon, kitchenette, hydroelectric heat, No pets

Cottonwood Cabin - John Lorenz Cottonwood Cabin, interior - Doug Bates Cottonwood Cabin, north room - Doug Bates Cottonwood Cabin, south room - Doug Bates Cottonwood Cabin, interior - Doug Bates Cottonwood Cabin, interior - Doug Bates

Willow Cabin

2 beds in 1 room, 1 futon, kitchenette, geothermal heat, Pets allowed

Willow & Elm Cabin - Teresa Seitz Willow Cabin, interior - Doug Bates Bunk beds are back to Willow Cabin - Doug Bates Bunk beds are back to Willow Cabin - Doug Bates Bunk beds are back to Willow Cabin - Doug Bates

Elm Cabin

2 beds in 1 room, 1 bed in separate room, kitchenette, geothermal heat, Pets allowed

Willow & Elm Cabin - Teresa Seitz Elm Cabin, interior - Doug Bates Elm Kitchenette - Doug Bates Elm Cabin, east beds - Doug Bates Elm Cabin, north beds - Doug Bates

Discounts

OLT Member Senior Discount (65+): $5 off per night on accommodations. ID Required.

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Cancellation Fees 

Change / Cancellation Fees  Up to $50 Call in any changes immediately to minimize fees.

We have a carefully limited capacity and accommodations and very high demand. Please call as soon as possible to cancel so we may admit others.

  2 weeks or more notice Within 2 Weeks Same day, No-call, no-show
Cabins, Sunset & Spruce Rooms $20 $30 $50
Oakhouse, Vehicle or Tent Camping $10 $15 $25
Day Use $0 $5 $15

Read more about OLT's Cancellation Policy

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Orient Land Trust is a nonprofit land trust
dedicated to the preservation of Valley View Hot Springs (VVHS) and its viewshed—
including natural and biologic resources, agricultural lands, wildlife habitat,
open space, and historic and geologic features of the northern San Luis Valley—
for the education and enjoyment of current and future generations.