Located in the town of Banff, in Alberta’s Banff National Park, the Banff Upper Hot Springs has all the amenities of a modern facility in a splendid historic spa and bath house - against a backdrop of Banff National Park’s spectacular alpine scenery. You can relax in the comfort of soothing, natural hot springs where travellers have come to "take the waters" for more than a century.

The Banff Upper Hot Springs is one of Banff’s most famous attractions; discovered in 1884, the hot springs were included in Banff National Park, the first National Park in Canada.

Whether you are travelling to Banff for skiing, snowboarding, hiking, or sightseeing, Banff Upper Hot Springs is the thing to do in Banff, so come relax and ease your sore muscles in the natural hot springs water.

Hours of operation

Until May 18, 2017
Sunday to Thursday:  10am to 10pm
Friday and Saturday: 10am to 11pm
May 19 - October 15, 2017
Daily: 9am to 11pm
October 16-29, 2017
Estimated dates of maintenance closure
October 30, 2017 to May 17, 2018
Sunday to Thursday: 10am to 10pm
Friday and Saturday: 10am to 11pm

*Last admission ½ hour before closing time

Top 5 minerals

The top five minerals found in the Banff Upper Hot Springs are:
  • Sulphate 572 mg/l
  • Calcium 205 mg/l
  • Bicarbonate 134 mg/l
  • Magnesium 42 mg/l
  • Sodium 6.6 mg/l
Water temperature is kept between 37 and 40 ºC (98 and 104 ºF).

How to reach us

Telephone: 403-762-1515 
Toll-free: 1-800-767-1611 
Fax: 403-760-1347 
Email: hot.springs@pc.gc.ca

P.O. Box 900
Banff, Alberta
T1L 1K2