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Review of Radium Hot Springs

Radium Hot Springs
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Nestled in Sinclair Canyon, Radium Hot Springs, located in British Columbia’s Kootenay National Park, includes a hot soaking pool and cooler swimming pool. Whether you are visiting the local Radium golf courses, skiing or snowboarding at Panorama Resort, or just passing through Kootenay National Park, the Radium Hot Springs are not to be missed! Radium Hot Springs' mineral water is uniquely odourless and clear, making this the perfect place for a relaxing soak. Gaze up at the rock cliffs see if you can spot one of the bighorn sheep that make this canyon home. The kids will enjoy swimming and diving in the cooler swimming pool (29ºC). Plan to visit often? There is so much to enjoy year-round, including: the annual stained glass art show and sale, near-by hiking and walking trails, picnic areas and space to lounge.
Useful Information: Stairs / lift, Lockers / storage
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic day spent at the Radium Hot Spring. The facility is maintained by Parks Canada, very good value.
When we visited in the middle of the week, the place was not very busy. You can rent towels and swim suits at very reasonable charges.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Phil M
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We have been to numerous hot pools and while the pool (like a swimming pool) and the historic building (getting a much needed face lift) weren’t all that special Our family loved the view of the surrounding area as we soaked in the warm waters on a cold spring day.
While there are numerous Hot Springs in this part of the Rockies I would recommend these for the location. Even the canyon you drive through to reach the pools is beautiful. Drive by nearby Readstreak campground where we saw BigHorn sheep. Makes for an awesome afternoon.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank 79leeb
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Great for a stop along the highway.
Take time for a soak. Ample parking for all sizes of vehicles. Offers same day re-entry.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Timothy B
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

First off the setting is beautiful. The pool is nestled into the mountain side. You can hear the river running beside the pools. A very relaxing settling after a day of skiing. The downside the place is under construction although there is no actual sign of construction. The pools close at 9.00 in the spring, at 8.30 they announce that there are still 130 people in the pool and only and I think I got this right only 4 showers so "you do the math." Any other business would be actively trying to fix that but the construction hoarding seems to all be on the outside. Additional in the men's was room only about half the showers work so maybe that's where they came up with the 4 showers. Some obviously have not worked for awhile, again any other business would have that fixed over night. Fairmont Hot
spring has its change rooms under construction, on there website they announce that and give a timeline for when construction will be over. Enough said.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Goriders99
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Very impressed with this federally operated hot spring. The staff were very friendly and the facility was clean and well organized. Surprisingly the entry fee was very reasonable (considering the outrageous fee for an annual national park pass.) I seem to remember the water was a lot hotter last time I was there some 15 years ago

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 37rayk
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