Fairmont Hot Springs
is between the towns of Canal Flats and Windermere
. The city of Cranbrook
is 112 km (69 mi.) south and Golden
is 148 km (92 mi.) north.
As the name suggests, the main attraction at Fairmont is the hot springs
, which are located in a pool complex that consists of several naturally-warm pools. This is a year round destination with accommodations, vacation rentals and condo rentals to suit those on any budget.
In addition to soaking in the hot springs, visitors can also enjoy a variety of outdoor and adventure activities.
Columbia Lake Provincial Park is popular with water sport enthusiasts. Enjoy activities such as windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking and boating. Canal Flats Provincial Park encompasses Columbia Lake which features a boat launch and is appropriate for a number of activities.
Being on the Columbia River is an exhilarating way to spend a summer day.
This warm water lake is known to reach temperatures of up to 18°C in July. With whitefish, kokanee, burbot and trout available year round, fishing is also a popular sport. Vacation rentals, accommodations and varied lodgings are dotted round the natural beauty of Fairmont and condo rentals in town have a more cosmopolitan air.
Golf enthusiast can enjoy 18 holes at the scenic mountainside golf course.
The course is set against the backdrop of the Columbia Valley. Enjoy views of this glorious course from your mountain side accommodation or cozy vacation rental.
In winter, the Fairmont Ski Resort opens, and it rarely has the long lines or crowds associated with the more well-known resorts. Snowmobiling and heli-skiing opportunities are also available.
Fairmont's location, just a three-hour drive west of Calgary
, makes it a convenient destination for travellers from around the world. Calgary and around has numerous accommodation, vacation rental and condo rental to choose from so you can have a stop over to explore.
Funtasia Fun Park offers many family-friendly activities.
Mini golf, spin n' bump cars, a petting zoo and sand castle beach are just some of the attractions offered here.
Bring the family or have a romantic mountain side retreat summer or winter, just get here!
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