4 Hot Springs to visit when travelling to Canadian Rockies.

March 28th, 2022 | Location: British Columbia

Kootenay Hot Springs

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Tucked away in the trenches of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the area at the Southeast region of British Columbia is known as the Kootenays.

Here at the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, not only will the sceneries of its landscapes take your breath away, the region’s natural hot springs are some of the best available in British Columbia that’s ready to rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul.

Here are FOUR Hot Springs you would want to visit when you are in the Kootenay Region:

1. Ainsworth Hot Springs

Most likely the most prestige Hot Springs Resort in British Columbia. There are two ways you can experience the Ainsworth Hot Springs; in a outdoor pool that over looks the Kootenay National Park, or in a cave in its natural stalactites pool. It had long been visited by the Ktunaxa First Nations peoples, whom have called it “nupika wu’u”, or “Spirit Water”, as the rich array of minerals in its water are often said brings restorative properties to the users.

Kootenay Rockies Hot Springs

2. Fairmont Hot Springs

From Spring hikes to Winter sports, Fairmont Hot Springs Resort caters to the region’s offer of year-round activities. The guest only pools offers crystal clear hot springs beckon with their steamy, mineral-rich waters, which have its guest reporting sense of rejuvenation after each use.

Radium Hot Springs

Located inside Kootenay National Park, the hot and odourless mineral water of Radium Hot Springs have been used to soothe and heal the First Nations people for hundreds of years. This is one of the most accessible Hot Springs in the region and have long been of the favourite destinations of the region’s Visitors.

Halcyon and Nakusup Hot Springs

The Village of Nakusup sits on the shores of Upper Arrow Lake in the West Kootenay region and surrounded by spectacular Alpine peaks. Nakusup Hot Springs have one of the cleanest, clearest soaking mineral pools, with 200,000 litres of fresh, filtered water entering each pool every day. The Halcyon Hot Springs Resort offers full-service spa and adventures, and the pools are the centre piece of the Resort and captivates every wellness seekers. However, Hot springs access at Halcyon is available only to overnight guests or their spa guests.

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