Xianning hot spring is also named boiling pool. Until now, the development and utilization of hot spring have a history of more than 1400 years. In Song Dynasty, “boiling waves of the hot spring”is classified as one of the “eight scenes of Xianning.” Thre are many hot springs in Xianning. They are very well-known. There are 14 mouths of spring in the riverbed of Moon Hook of Gan River which is at the foot of the northern slope of Qian Mountain. The flux of the biggest mouth of spring is 0.02 cubic meters/ second. The general temperature of water is 48℃-50℃. The highest temperature is 54℃ and the lowest is 35℃ . The hot spring water appears light yellow. According to scientific appraisal, the spring water contains more than ten kinds of mineral, sulfate, carbonate, calcium, magnesium, kalium, sodoium, and etc. Xianning hot spring is sulfate weakly radioactive radon spring. It has obvious curative effects for chronic neck, shoulder, waist, and leg pain, arthritis, neuritis, rheumatism, and many kinds of skin diseases.
Now, hotel, hospital, and many hot spring bathroom are built along the river. The tourists may enjoy the hot spring bathing while trying the laurel blossom tea. You feel extremely expansive.