Harrison Hot Springs is a picturesque resort town nestled in the Fraser Valley. The tiny community is set on the banks of Harrison Lake and is famous for mineral-rich hot springs. Sts’ailes First Nations call the town the “healing place” and have coveted the therapeutic properties of the spring water for centuries.
The public pool is an affordable and family-friendly way to enjoy the hot springs, which boast an average dissolved mineral solids content of 1,300 parts per million. For an upscale experience, splurge on access to the resort. Soothe your muscles in five mineral pools fed by the natural hot springs, including indoor and outdoor options. The on-site spa will tempt you with massages, facials and other luxurious treatments.
A sandy beach and calm, clean water make Harrison Lake one of the most popular summer destinations in British Columbia. Sunbathe on the sand and make a splash with water sports. Boat tours are a fun way to explore the lake and spot local wildlife, including bald eagles.
Harrison Hot Springs is located in the Fraser Valley, a two-hour drive from Downtown Vancouver. Rental cars are the easiest way to visit Harrison Hot Springs. Vancouver International Airport is a 2.5-hour drive away.