Openings and services differ across the country. Please check the Parks Canada national information portal dedicated to COVID-19 for regular updates.

Important information about your visit to Miette Hot Springs

What’s open (updated May 6, 2022)

Open: Radium Hot Springs (Kootenay National Park)

Open: Banff Upper Hot Springs


Open: Miette Hot Springs (Jasper National Park)

  • 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. daily
  • Last entry is 7:30 p.m. daily

What to expect:

Entry

  • is first come, first served.
  • Reservations and pre-booked tickets are not available.
  • Hours of operation may change.

Capacity

  • Is reduced due to the national shortage of lifeguards
  • Limits may change based on the number of lifeguards on duty

Wait times

  • Will change throughout the day.
  • Dress for the weather and pack a metal or plastic water bottle for each member of your group.
  • During peak hours, you may have to wait outside without access to shade or shelter
  • Last entry is 7:30 p.m.
  • Those still in line will have to return on a different day.

Swimwear and towels

  • Swimsuit and towel rentals are available.
  • Towels are available for purchase.
  • you must wear appropriate swimwear while in the hot springs.
  • in addition to traditional North American swimwear, patrons may wear: long-sleeved shirt and pants, t-shirts and shorts or any other swimwear that allows them to feel comfortable whether for cultural, religious, personal preference, and/or medical / health reasons.
  • all swimwear must be different from the clothing the patron arrived in, freshly laundered and not impair the patron’s ability to swim and the lifeguard’s ability to perform a rescue in the event of an emergency.
  • Underwear on its own is not appropriate swimwear.

Food

  • Limited snacks and drinks are available through on-site vending machines
  • Food and drinks other than water in a plastic or metal bottle are only permitted in the designated eating area.
  • An outdoor picnic area is located nearby.
What’s closed (updated May 6, 2022)

Closed: Miette Hot Springs Café and gift shop

Your safety when visiting

  • The health and safety of Canadians, park visitors and Parks Canada team members is our top priority.
  • Parks Canada has followed local health guidelines and provincial regulations to reopen many visitor experiences at national parks and national historic sites across Canada.
  • Plan ahead and follow all local regulations when visiting Jasper National Park.

Stay informed