Annual Maintenance at Banff Upper Hot Springs

Banff Upper Hot Springs will be closed from 15 October, 2018 until 28 October 2018 for annual maintenance. During this time staff will be draining and painting the pool as well as completing maintenance that cannot be done while the facility is open to the public.

Consider visiting the Cave and Basin National Historic Site and discover how a hot spring sparked a movement and created Canada’s first national park. Or, take a scenic drive through Kootenay National Park  and relax in Radium Hot Springs’ soothing mineral waters.

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.

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

Mailing address:
Banff Upper Hot Springs
P.O. Box 900
Banff, Alberta
T1L 1K2