7 Cozy and Beautiful Hot Springs To Visit In British Columbia

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Warm up this Fall by travelling across beautiful British Columbia to the most wondrous and magical hot springs.

These destinations are the perfect place for a weekend getaway where you can relax, unwind and soak up the hot springs.

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Hot Springs In British Columbia

Lussier Hot Springs


A quaint getaway amongst the wilderness of Whiteswan Lake Provincial Park in the East Kootenay region. Nestled within beautiful nature, this hot spring is enjoyed year round. Access to the hot springs are free, although it was closed during the pandemic season. It is gradually reopening it to visitors this year. Please check conditions before you visit, as the location is also located in bear country.

 

Ainsworth Hot Springs

A magical hot springs spot located in the small village of Ainsworth, with a population of only 50 people.  The hot springs were historically visited by First Nations peoples after a long day of hunting, fishing, and gathering. The Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort features a natural 150-foot horseshoe cave, a large lounging pool, and a stream-fed cold plunge that was all updated in 2019. General admission is usually only $15.

Halcyon Hot Springs

Find these mineral pools at the popular resort in Nakusp. Let the waters soothe your mind, body and soul while taking in the incredible views that await you. Halcyon Hot Spring Resort has a number of pools in varying temperatures as well as a seasonal mineral swimming pool. Where as they would usually accept drop in swims, they are only open to in-house guests at this time.

Liard River Hot Springs

 

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This is the second largest hot springs in Canada and located in Muncho Lake, along the Alaska Highway. The hot springs is well known for its natural setting in a lush boreal spruce forest. The main highlight of the Liard Hot Springs Provincial Park is the Alpha pool, a therapeutic hot springs with temperatures from 42 to 52 degrees Celsius. General day-use entry is $5 for adults, and is popular year round, although entrance is closed in the off season.

 

Radium Hot Springs

 

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Travel to Radium to take in these mineral pools situated in Kootenay National Park. While you warm up in the Radium Hot Spring pools you will be treated to epic mountain views. The mineral water of this hot spring is uniquely odourless and clear, making it an even more relaxing soak. General admission starts around $7.46, with locker, towel, and bathing suit rental available for an additional fee.

Harrison Hot Springs

 

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The small community of Harrison is a popular spot because of its close proximity to Vancouver. The resort has a number of hot springs pools and a spa that will leave you feeling rejuvenated. Harrison Hot Spring Resort allows guests to access their five hot spring pools. There is also the Harrison Hot Springs Public Pool that usually only cost $10 to enter. However, it is currently closed due to the pandemic.

Hot Springs Cove

 

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Enjoy all mother nature has to offer just outside of Tofino at this rustic and remote hot springs. There are seven different natural rock pools you can choose from and they will not disappoint. Although you can usually hike or take a boat tour to these hot springs, they have been closed during the pandemic. Please check their status before going.

 

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