If you are looking for the hottest springs in Canada, look no further than Miette Hot Springs. Located in Jasper National Park, we believe you will get the best bang for you buck as far as luxury relaxation and the most scenic views of Canada. As water comes down the Canadian Rockies at a blistering 129 degrees, it is cooled down for your enjoyment to a more reasonable temperature of 104.
Considered one of the best attractions when it comes to things to do in Jasper National Park, Miette Hot Springs resort draws in crowds from all over the world. When you aren’t taking a dip in the pools you can also hit the wilderness for some hiking, sightseeing, or just enjoying the fresh outdoors. The healing minerals from the hot springs include:
As you enter the Jasper resort there are changing rooms for both men and women to slip out of their hiking gear and throw on some bathing suits. You can bring your own towels or rent one for a small fee. There are also lockers in the changing area to put your personal items to avoid having to leave them next to the springs.
The resort will ask you to take off your shoes so also bring some men’s flip flops or women’s flip flops to walk around the showers and from pool to pool. Speaking of showers, the staff will ask that you shower before entering the hot springs to help keep them clean. It’s more of a rinse down, but please respect the rules to avoid the place having to close down for maintenance. Once you hit the hot springs you will have access to three different areas with lounge chairs to relax it.
There are three pools all said and done at this facility and resort. Two of them are hot springs with temperatures between 98 – 104 degrees and a cool down pool if you are starting to sweat too much. For the best experience it’s good to go back and forth between the hot and cool springs to open p the pores and allow the skin to absorb the healing minerals.
Miette Hot Springs Prices and Fees
Access to the Pools
Adult (18-64) $7.05
Youth (3-17) $5.15
Child (Under 3) Free
Senior (65+) $6.15
Family (2 adults & 2 youth) $20.35
Extra Youth $3.40
Adult (18-64) $9.55
Youth (3-17) $7.55
Child (Under 3) Free
Senior (65+) $8.55
Family (2 adults & 2 youth) $28.50
Extra Youth $5.40
Additional locker token $1.00
Miette Hot Springs Hours
May 5 to June 15 – 10:30 a.m.to 9:00 p.m.
June 16 to Sept 4 – 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Sept 5 to Oct 9 – 10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
October 10 to May 3 – Closed
Mietta Hot Springs in Jasper does have the Fiddle Valley Cafe which offers a wide variety of lunch items including sandwiches, salads, soups, and wraps. The food is actually pretty good so don’t worry about bringing snacks. There is also a gift shop to grab a souvenir from your trip through Jasper National Park.
There are plenty of things to do around the hot springs if you are an adventurer. Sulphur Skyline trail is a grueling hike that will take you to captivating and scenic views of Jasper Park. There are also easier hikes in the area including Springs trail which even gives a good history lesson on how the springs got started. Whichever you decide, go enjoy the outdoors and see what makes the Canadian Rockies one of the best places to go when in Alberta.
Mietta Hot Springs Camping
There are plenty of options when it comes to camping in Jasper National Park. If you want to be one with nature there are campgrounds available just minutes away from the springs. Many have spots to set up with fire pits, tables, and rv hookups if needed. If you need a little more pampering there are also cabins and chalets for rent that will give you more amenities and accommodations to enjoy. If you plan on staying in Jasper National Park for a few days, be sure to book some reservations ahead of time to make sure you get the perfect camping spot.