Banff Hot Springs Alberta

Complete information on hours, cost and services offered as well as a fully interactive map, camping information and tourism links.

Map for Banff Hot Springs, Alberta, Canada – Banff National Park

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Banff Hot Springs – Canada and the National Park System

It was the discovery of The Cave and Basin, the lowest part of this system of Hot Springs, that resulted in the formation of Canada’s first National Park in 1885 that later became known as Banff National Park. The Banff Upper Hot Springs were developed as a resort and spa location to cater to the wealthy American and Continental tourist who would arrive by the Canadian Pacific Railway and lodge at the Banff Springs Hotel.

Banff Hot Springs - Retored Bathhouse
Banff Hot Springs Restored Bathhouse
(Photo by Odysseus1479)

Banff Hot Springs is open year round and consists of one hot pool with an average temperature of 43 C or 110F. The stone bathhouse which was originally built in 1932 was restored and reopened in 1996. There is now an elevator in the bathhouse allowing full access to Banff Hot Springs to those in wheelchairs. Banff Hot Springs’ amenities also include a full service spa, a restaurant as well as a gift shop in the restored bathhouse.

As you can see, the Banff Hot Springs boasts a long and varied history. If you feel so inclined, you can relive even more of this history by renting a turn-of-the-century (20th) “swimming costume.” Don’t forget to take some photos to show those back home. And if you like that look – you can buy one to take home.

Current Weather and Forecast
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Banff Hot Springs Hours  
Oct 26 - May 15Sun - Thurs1000 - 2200
Fri - Sat1000 - 2300
May 16 - OctDaily0900 - 2300
Last admission is 30 minutes before closing.


Banff Hot Springs Admission   
Age (Years)Single EntryAnnual Pass**
Under 3FreeFree
3 to 17$ 6.30$ 105.00
18 to 64$ 7.30$ 140.00
65 Plus$ 6.30$ 105.00
Family of 2 (18 to 64)$ 22.50na
and 2 (3 to 17)
Each Extra (3 to 17)$ 3.40na

** You can use your Annual Pass at Banff Upper Hot Springs; Miette Hot Springs and Radium Hot Springs. How cool is that!!

Banff Hot Springs Additional Information 
Swimsuit Rental $ 1.90
Towel Rental$ 1.90
Lockers (Coin)$ 1.00
Pool Contact Information
Local403 762 1515
Toll Free1 800 767 1611
Fax403 760 1347
SnailBox 900
AB Canada T1L 1K2
InterwebBanff Hot Springs Website
Tunnel Mountain Village I CampgroundOpen Mid May to End September
Reservations1 877 737 3783
InterwebTunnel Mountain I Campground Website
Tunnel Mountain Village II CampgroundOpen Year Round
Reservations1 877 737 3783
InterwebTunnel Mountain II Campground Website
Banff Tourism
Local403 762 8421
Fax403 762 8163
SnailBox 1298
AB Canada T1L 1B3
InterwebBanff Tourism Website
Town of Banff
InterwebTown of Banff Website

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Edited December 27, 2013