The community of Fairmont
Hot Springs is nestled in the Columbia River Valley, between the Canadian Rocky
Mountains and the Purcell Mountain range, just outside Kootenay National Park.
Fairmont Hot Springs
With two championship golf
courses, spa facilities and the largest natural mineral hot pools in Canada, Fairmont
Hot Springs Resort attracts visitors from all over the world. Fairmont's crystal
clear, all natural, hot mineral springwater pools are a legendary attraction.
for their therapeutic qualities, Fairmont claims their pools to almost certainly
be the cleanest in North America. At night the pools are drained, scrubbed, and
refilled by morning with fresh, mineral-rich natural hot springs water, and over
1.5 million gallons of mineral-rich hot spring waters flow through the pools daily.
In addition to the large, public hot pool complex, lodge guests enjoy a private
hot, soaking pool within a short walk from guest rooms and the spa facilities.
a more hot spring rustic experience without the admission fee charged at the resort,
soak in one of three small tubs housed in separate rooms in the undeveloped Historical
Baths, an old stone bath house on a knoll directly above the resort's main parking
lot. A little farther up the hill from the bathhouse, also known as "The Indian
Baths", a small two-person pool has been created where a spring emerges from the
often claim that all tension completely floats away the instant you step into
the soothing heat of this natural wonder. Fairmont's therapeutic hot springs mineral
water can increase metabolism, accelerate healing, soothe muscles, improve blood
circulation and detoxify the body's lymphatic system. Soaking in the hot spring
water allows minerals to pass through the skin and be absorbed and utilized by
body cells. This can fight the effects and symptoms of fatigue, insomnia, edema,
poor micro-circulation, repressed immune system, and even arthritis.
recorded history of Fairmont Hot Springs dates to the early 1800s, when explorers
discovered the 'land of smoking waters', and the curative powers of these warm
mineral waters. The name Fairmont Hot Springs was given to the area by Mrs. John
Galbraith, wife of a ferry operator at Galbraith's Landing near Fort Steele.
The town of Fairmont Hot Springs is located on Highway 93/95 at the northern end
of Columbia Lake in the Kootenay River Valley, between Canal Flats and Invermere,
81 miles (130 km) north of Cranbrook.
Hot Springs Resort|
5225 Fairmont Resort Road
Fairmont Hot Springs,