This rustic bathhouse is at Bagby Hot Springs in the Mount Hood National Forest, about 70 miles east of Salem, Ore. The hot springs in the Beaver State vary considerably. Some are wild outposts with naked hippies running around, others are pricey retreats and some are little known secrets.
Here’s a roundup of public and private springs (including a couple over the river in Washington)
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