I'm guessing it's been twenty-some years since Bobbie and I explored an obscure and rugged backroad to take a peek at the century old Castle Hot Springs. We found it pretty much in ruin back then, but my oh my, from fire and ash rises a new "Phoenix," or at least a new resort destination for well-heeled Phoenicians.
I've provided a few links for those with interest about Castle Hot Springs history and, more importantly, its future.
A newspaper story from 1994.
A little Castle Hot Springs history.
And proposed new Lodging rates; I guess we won't be staying at the new Castle Hot Springs Resort :).
|Another property just a few miles up the road from Castle Hot Springs seems to be falling into disrepair.|
|Castle Hot Springs Resort is surrounded by pristine Sonoran Desert vegetation and mountains|
|Peeking between steel bars on the new fancy-smancy metal gate. What used to be a golf course is now slated for lawn. Water in these parts is just too scarce, if not precious.|