Soda Springs Idaho captive geyser

Soda Springs and Caribou County

Oregon Trail Oasis for Historic Tours and Outdoor Adventure!

In the summer of 1937 Soda Springs was drilling a well seeking a hot water source for a swimming pool but instead found a carbonated water source that sent a geyser spraying 100 feet into the air.  The citizens capped the geyser and release the flow once an hour.  You can’t fool mother nature, but in Soda Springs they have her working on a time clock.  If you are a fan of the Guinness Book of World Records, you’ll want to know this is the world’s only captive geyser. 

If you would like to try the water for yourself, visit Hooper Springs two miles north of the center of town.

Soda Springs is also base camp for famous 55 mile Highline Recreation Trail, groomed snowmobile trails in and outside town, and groomed cross country ski area. The Soda Springs Nordic Ski Association has a trail maps and grooming schedules.

Soda Springs City
9 West 2nd South
Soda Springs, ID 83276

Soda Springs Area Recreation