Whether you're seeking a soak in naturally heated mineral water or out for a sightseeing adventure, this fully updated and revised color edition of Touring California and Nevada Hot Springs guides you to more than 100 of the best sites for soaking in the beauty of the region. Historian and veteran outdoors author Matt Bischoff reveals his favorite hot spots, from primitive pools in the backcountry to handcrafted bathhouses surrounded by civilization. Look inside to find: - Full-color photos - Color, GPS-compatible maps and detailed directions - Historical background information on the springs and their surroundings - Tips on safety, access, and availability of services - Best time of year, restrictions, water temperature, camping info, and much more.
About the Author
Matt Bischoff received his bachelor's degree in History and Geology at the University of California, Davis, and his master's degree in History and Historical Archaeology at the University of Nevada, Reno. He has worked for several private consulting firms in San Diego and in Tucson, Arizona. He currently works for California State Parks and lives in the foothills outside Sacramento, California, with his wife and son.