Picnic table and gondola at Banff's Upper Hot Springs

Upper Hot Springs

Near Banff, Alberta, Canada
Picnic table Bench Modern (plumbed) washrooms Concession
1 review
Created by Sean on Aug. 3, 2023, 6:12 p.m.


The Upper Hot Springs in Banff offers a tranquil and therapeutic experience with its natural mineral-rich waters and picturesque mountain vistas. It provides a serene environment for relaxation and rejuvenation, akin to a spa-like setting.

Nearby, the Sulfur Mountain goldola is a remarkable cable car ride that ascends Sulphur Mountain, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. It's a fantastic way to appreciate the grandeur of the Rockies and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. While the gondola saves you the effort of hiking to the top of the mountain, if you want the workout you can hike to the top.

In close proximity to these attractions, you'll find picnic tables, which provide ideal locations for picnics amidst Banff's scenic splendor. These spots offer opportunities for leisurely enjoyment, where you can savor delicious food and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the outdoors.

Visiting the Upper Hot Springs, taking a Gondola ride, and enjoying lunch or dinner at a nearby picnic site present a harmonious blend of relaxation, nature appreciation, and outdoor leisure, making it a highly recommended experience for visitors to Banff.

Picnic tables at Banff's Upper Hot Springs

Location and reservations

Open all year
Admission fee
Not available

Picnic facilities

  • Picnic table Picnic table
  • Bench Bench
  • Modern (plumbed) washrooms Modern (plumbed) washrooms
  • Concession Concession

Other amenities

  • Scenic view Scenic view
  • Hiking trail Hiking trail
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Pool Pool
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Aug. 3, 2023, 6:15 p.m.

The spartan picnic amenities at the Upper Hot Springs are largely offset by the scenery, location, and hot springs nearby.