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Lussier Hot Springs

Lussier Hot Springs
A wilderness hot springs, in the natural setting of BC Parks. Lussier Hot Springs consists of three pools along side the Lussier River. Unimaginable pleasure awaits you at this Natural Hot Springs
BC Parks has maintained the walking path down to the pools, this path is wheel chair friendly, but can be extremely slipper in the winter. There is one small change house at the top, then the 5 minute walk done to the pools, three pools framed in rock, with gravel bottoms, the first pool the hot water pours in at about 110 degrees, filters down to the next pool cooling as it goes, The third pool is the coolest at about 94 degrees, and closest to the Lussier River 10 feet away.

Relax in totally natural hot springs

As the Hot Springs are located in a Provincial Park, No Alcohol and Proper attire is required. Please note that due to the remoteness of the pools, or the mutual agreement of those present, you may come across unclad bathers.

Lussier Hot Springs a 30 minute drive north of Skookumchuck is open3 warm and delightful pools by the riveryear around. But in the winter, there may be snow on the road, and more often very slipper conditions; all terrain vehicles should be used. Relax in the tubs knowing that there is an historical precedent for soaking here. In Ktunaxa Kinbasket Indian jargon, the name Skookumchuck means "meeting of good waters." Obviously, the Indians knew a good thing.

Directions: The starting point for this springs, is the entrance road for Whiteswan Provincial Park, on Highway 93/95, located 22 km north of Skookumchuck (8 km south of Canal Flats). This is about 3 ½ hours south of Calgary or north of Spokane. Leaving Highway 93/95 drive 17 km (10miles) on a windy gravel road watching for large trucks hauling, park your vehicle and walk down the trail to the pools.

Services: Whiteswan Provincial Park, non-service camping is further up the gravel road Open May to October. The closest serviced campground and RV Park Open year Round is Springbrook Resort Motel Campground Cabins located at Skookumchuck. There are no accommodations in Canal Flats. Skookumchuck also has a restaurant /gas station / post office /stores. For larger groceries and liquor outlet Canal Flats. For major shopping and services north to Invermere or south to Cranbrook (about 100km 60 miles).

Ram Creek Hot Springs

South of Lussier on Ram Creek Forest Service Road.
(In Skookumchuk watch for signs to Premier Lake. Head up Premier Lake Road and after driving 8 km you will pass a turnoff to Premier Lake. Continue travelling straight, now on a gravel road with the Sheep Creek Road North sign. Following the main road for approximately 12 km, the road curves right and up the hill; there is room to park on the left hand side. You’ll see hot springs trickling towards the road and you’ll see a path up a slope to the springs, which are in an ecological reserve. Rough access road, poorly maintained! All terrain vehicle recommended, winter access by snowmobile or cross country skis). 2 pools (hot/warm) with cooler average temperature of only 37°C (99°F).
Last Modified: July 10 2012
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