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Bathtub Spring in the New York Mountains is true to its name and has a bathtub, inserted into an old rusted cistern

Bathtub Spring in the New York Mountains is true to its name and has a bathtub, inserted into an old rusted cistern  I check my GPS and climb over a small hill to reach Bathtub Spring; there it is, in a wire cage!ThumbnailsNew York Mountains' Bathtub Spring is home to hundreds of happy bees I check my GPS and climb over a small hill to reach Bathtub Spring; there it is, in a wire cage!ThumbnailsNew York Mountains' Bathtub Spring is home to hundreds of happy bees I check my GPS and climb over a small hill to reach Bathtub Spring; there it is, in a wire cage!ThumbnailsNew York Mountains' Bathtub Spring is home to hundreds of happy bees I check my GPS and climb over a small hill to reach Bathtub Spring; there it is, in a wire cage!ThumbnailsNew York Mountains' Bathtub Spring is home to hundreds of happy bees I check my GPS and climb over a small hill to reach Bathtub Spring; there it is, in a wire cage!ThumbnailsNew York Mountains' Bathtub Spring is home to hundreds of happy bees

Despite surface algae, the water is fairly clear. The wire cage makes human access difficult; I'm glad I brought adequate water with me. The small box on a post contains a wildlife camera; I've been caught on these before!