Buhl Creek Skookumchuck Hot Springs

Canal Flats, British Columbia

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Warm pools in a remote and scenic valley near a dirt road. Swimwear superfluous. Buhl Creek has a cluster of small, shallow pools plus one much larger one, actually a warm pond. At the time tested, none were very hot, ranging from 87 to 92 degrees F/30.5 to 33.3 degrees C. Some of the pools lie along the creek and submerge during spring runoff. Other pools border the pond. The nicest pools can be found just upstream from the old bridge abutment. Warm water seeps in and around the whole area, and the temperature is said to rise as the creek level recedes over the summer months. The setting is a small open meadow bordered by wooded slopes. The tiny camp (two sites) is a pleasant spot to rest between soaks.

Buhl Creek (Skookumchuck) Hot Springs Professional Review and Guide

"Warm pools in a remote and scenic valley near a dirt road. Swimwear superfluous. Buhl Creek has a cluster of small, shallow pools plus one much larger one, actually a warm pond. At the time tested, none were very hot, ranging from 87 to 92 degrees F/30.5 to 33.3 degrees C. Some of the pools lie along the creek and submerge during spring runoff.

Other pools border the pond. The nicest pools can be found just upstream from the old bridge abutment. Warm water seeps in and around the whole area, and the temperature is said to rise as the creek level recedes over the summer months. The setting is a small open meadow bordered by wooded slopes. The tiny camp (two sites) is a pleasant spot to rest between soaks."

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Canal Flats
Distance: 0
Features: Hot Springs
Local Contacts: BC Forests, Invermere Forest District
Local Maps: Invermere Forest District.
Driving Directions: Directions to Buhl Creek (Skookumchuck) Hot Springs

Recent Trail Reviews

8/31/2007
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Long road and kind of hard to find once you get there. 5 pools 3 of note the other 2 are just kind of slimy holes. Water was warm but not screaming hot. One last thing, this is not the place to go if you have an aversion to frogs they are everywhere!



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May 2018