Polaris is a mining ghost town near Grasshopper Creek. Elkhorn Hot Springs is a nearby, year-round hot springs resort offering two outdoor hot mineral pools. Enjoy hiking, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, plus downhill skiing at nearby Maverick Mountain. A short drive from Polaris is Crystal Park, a unique recreation area at an elevation of 7,800 feet in the Pioneer Mountains. Crystal Park is open for day use and is great for rockhounding and picnicking.