Valley View Hot Springs – Orient Land Trust (Colorado)

The Orient Land Trust a.k.a. “Valley View Hot Springs” info@olt.org, olt.org * PO Box 65, Villa Grove, CO 81155-0065 * 719.256.4315 * 9 am – 10 pm. Open to the public 7 days a week – closed December 1st – 28th. This fantastic Land trust is dedicated to the preservation of natural resources, wildlife habitat, […]

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Iron Spring (Manitou Springs, Colorado)

Iron Springs / Iron Springs Geyser ~ 515 Ruxton Avenue, Manitou Springs, Colorado ~ Article by Thomas Baurley, Leaf McGowan, Technogypsie Research Way up towards the Pikes Peak Cog Railroad and Dinner Theater is the historic “Iron Springs” or “Iron Springs Geyser”. Originally a natural spring that was drilled deeper making it a active geyser […]

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Seven Minute Spring (Manitou Springs, CO)

Seven Minute Spring~ Manitou Springs, Colorado ~ Article by Thomas Baurley, Leaf McGowan, Technogypsie Research The Seven Minute Spring was man-made and drilled in 1909 near the former Manitou House Hotel. The drilling hit a limestone cavity of ancient carbonated waters that created a geyser that would erupt every 7 minutes giving label to its […]

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The Magic and Minerals of Manitou Springs

The Magical Mineral springs of Manitou~ 354 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, Colorado ~ Article by Thomas Baurley, Leaf McGowan, Technogypsie Research The little touristy village of Manitou Springs is most famous for its mineral springs that well up through eight (previously 10, upwards of 50) fonts peppered throughout the town. These springs are free to […]

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Soap Lake, Washington

Soap Lake, Washington ~ 47°23′18″N 119°29′15″W (47.388341, -119.487611) ~ Both a small town and a natural phenomena of a magical healing lake, “Soap Lake” was called “Smokiam” by the Native Americans as “Healing Waters”. It is a soft mineral lake in between Ephrata and Coulee. It is located in Grant County Washington. The abundant mineral […]

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