Desert Hot Springs is a city in Riverside County, California, United States. The city is located within the Coachella Valley geographic region. The population was 25,938 at the 2010 census, up from 16,582 at the 2000 census. The city has experienced rapid growth since the 1970s, when there were 2,700 residents.
It is named for its many natural hot springs. It is one of several places in the world with naturally occurring hot and cold mineral springs. 7 More than 20 natural mineral spring lodgings can be found in town.Unlike hot springs with a high sulfur content, the mineral springs in town are odorless.