Hot Springs

Hot Springs

Relax and rejuvenate in the historic Radium Hot Springs pools.

Soak it All In

Indulge in a dip at the famous Radium Hot Springs pools. Open year-round, the hot springs pools are filled with naturally heated water containing a unique blend of scentless minerals to relax and rejuvenate you.

Radium Hot Springs pools

The namesake of Radium Hot Springs is a must-see on any trip to the Columbia Valley. Dive in to the relaxing, naturally heated waters of the Radium Hot Springs pools and take in the beautiful rocky surroundings. Enjoy lounging on the “beach” or take a dunk in the plunge pool!

The Radium Hot Springs pools are located in the beautiful Kootenay National Park and are operated by Parks Canada. For inquiries on use and access to the Radium Hot Springs pools, please contact Parks Canada.


  • Monday – Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday – Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Last entry is 8:30 p.m. daily.

For the most up to date operating information and hours, please visit

Rules to Follow:

  • Be kind and respectful to Parks Canada staff and other visitors.
  • Do not use alcohol or intoxicating substances at the facility, including while in line.
  • Food and alcohol is not permitted in the building or pools.

What to Expect:

  • Entry is first-come, first-served. Reservations are not available.
  • Rental swimsuits and towels are available. Towels may be purchased.

For more information, please read Parks Canada’s FAQ.

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Fairmont Hot Springs Pools. Photographer: Zoya Lynch

Fairmont Hot Springs pools

The Fairmont Hot Springs pools are the perfect day trip from Radium. The pools overlook the Columbia Valley and Purcell Mountain Range. Hop back and forth between the hot pool, cool pool, and dive tank. While you’re there, explore the town of Fairmont and its activities including ziplining, escape rooms, and shopping. 

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Lussier Natural Hot Springs

Lussier Hot Springs in Whiteswan Lake Provincial Park are located 17 kilometres down a winding logging road. Nestled in a rock bed, the natural hot springs are located on the shore of the Lussier River and are truly a majestic place. 

Lussier Hot Springs are free for public use. Make sure to pack out everything you pack in. No facilities or cell phone service are available at these undeveloped hot springs. Be sure to check the BC Parks website for any current closures or advisories. 

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