Everything You Need To Know About Chena Hot Springs

If you are looking for something quiet and relaxing, a visit to the Chena Hot Springs may just be what you’re looking for to add variety to your Alaska vacation.

Set in the back of the quiet and vast Chena River State Recreation Area, only a  60-minute drive from downtown Fairbanks, is the unincorporated property of Chena Hot Springs Resort.


It offers a newly built lodge with comfortable and modern rooms, cabins for rent, yurts, and camping spaces to travelers that wish to visit.

Staying at the Chena Hot Springs Resort

Upon entering, you will be greeted at the main desk of the hot springs recreation area, where you pay or show your hotel credit to enjoy the hot springs recreation area.

Soaking in the Chena Hot Springs

How Big are the Chena Hot Springs?

The hot springs are large, and there is plenty of room to enjoy your experience in peace and quiet. There is a large ramp that allows you to enter the water slowly.

$13 ……..Seniors, (ages 60+) $15………Adults (ages 18-59) $12 ……..Children (ages 6-17) Free……..Children 5 years and under with paying adult.

Chena Hot Springs Pricing

What to Wear in Chena Hot Springs

As with any hot springs or pool, you will want to bring a bathing suit. Women, I recommend bringing a hair tie to keep your hair up while soaking.

The Chena Hot Springs are located at the end of the Chena Hot Springs Road, around 56 miles east of Fairbanks, Alaska.

How to Get There

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