The Hot Springs of Banff – Handicapped Friendly Activities
After a tough day relaxing and admiring Banff’s beauty, everybody deserves a further break. The hot springs of Banff are some of the worlds greatest creations and anybody can use them. Here is all the information you will need so you have even less work to do.
Banff Upper Hot Springs is a beautiful and modern facility set against a backdrop of Banff’s spectacular alpine scenery. You will luxuriate in the comfort of soothing hot springs where travelers have come to “take the waters” for more than a century. Banff’s premier attraction offers:
- Hot Springs and Spa open daily, year-round
- Restored 1930’s heritage bathhouse
- Outdoor mineral spring fed hot pool with views of famous Mount Rundle
- Spacious change rooms with heated floors.
- A variety of massage, facial and body treatments.
- Outfitter’s Gift Store
- Restaurant and snack bar
- Outdoor terrace restaurant
- Reception area designed to accommodate tour groups.
- Universally wheelchair accessible
- Interpretive exhibits on Banff hot spring hydrology and history
- Award winning summer interpretation programs
- Free parking.
There are few things more relaxing than dipping your body into the hot springs as the cool air breathes around you. Gazing up at the rock cliffs of Sinclair canyon from the spacious mineral hot pool, it is not uncommon to see if you can spot one of the bighorn sheep that make this canyon home. The hot mineral water here is odorless and clear – perfect for a relaxing soak. Visit South-Eastern British Columbia’s largest day spa on-site. Largest hot spring pool in Canada 39° C (103° F)
- Cooler swimming pool 27° C (84° F)
- Sheer rock wall rises above the hot pool
- Poolside cafe (summer) and creek side cappuccino bar
- Trail from nearby campground to pool
- Abundant wildlife in the area surrounding the hot springs
- Universally wheelchair and disabled accessible
- Newly renovated spacious change rooms
- Special events and summer interpretation programs
- Plenty of nearby accommodation to suit any budget
The drive alone up the Wild Fiddle Valley to the hottest mineral springs in the Rockies is worth the trip alone. Flowing from the mountain at 54°C, the water is cooled to a comfortable temperature of 40°C as it enters the pools. Peaceful surroundings, stunning mountain views and all of these services:
- Interpretive exhibits.
- May to mid-October
- Modern facility with a fabulous view of Ashlar Ridge
- Two hot pools – shallow pool with lounging area and wheelchair access, and a deeper hot pool
- Cold plunge pool and cool poolside shower
- Cafe and gift shop with patios on pool deck and in the garden.
- Excellent wildlife viewing opportunities – see bighorn sheep, black bear and deer
- Park campground, commercial bungalows and lodge accommodations located nearby