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Features and Highlights

  • 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).

  • Water Flow

Banff Upper Hot Springs

Young women in Banff Upper Hot Springs
© Parks Canada-Olivia Robinson

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.