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This study estimated the non-market value of Gnu Warm Water in the Hormozgan Province. Calculate the value of individuals' willingness to pay for warm water and protection area, was investigated and the CVM method was used. Required data from questionnaires completed by 245 people visited the study area were collected in 1390. . The average willingness to pay for every visitor 656 888 rials and per household willingness to pay also 6/4020154 Rials, respectively. With Iran developing country with low income to moderate, the results show that people pay to use warm water Gnu satisfaction, and to the convention that the 90/6% of the respondents (222) for the protection and continued survival in this study were willing to pay. The results showed that the highest value to farmers of other respondents for a warm water. Then people using warm water to treat diseases has been willing to pay higher. This study found the results encouraging in terms of management. That showed that local people are aware of the importance of warm water.