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 Home > Travel BC > BC Cities and Towns > Vancouver, Coast & Mountains > Harrison Hot Springs

Harrison Hot Springs
The Village of Harrison Hot Springs is located around 130 km (81 miles) east from Vancouver and 40 km (25 miles) west of Hope on the north side of the Fraser River. Harrison Hot Springs is situated just off Lougheed Hwy (Hwy 7) just north of the District of Kent at the end of Hwy 9/Hot Springs Road at the south end of Harrison Lake.

Harrison Lake
Harrison Lake is around 65 km (41 miles) long, deep, glacier fed and surrounded by large majestic mountains that rise up in the background. For anglers Harrison Lake is home to some great freshwater fishing opportunities that include Rainbow trout, sturgeon and up to five species of salmon.

Harrison Hot Springs Resort
Harrison Lake is also famous for the Harrison Hot Springs Resort and the excellent facilities that exist to help service the guests. Harrison Hot Springs Resort has the water rights to the hot mineral water supply that supplies the hot springs and has a number of pools, some open 24 hours a day for relaxing.

Public Pool
For other people who are up for a day trip, travelling through, staying at other hotels or the RV sites there is the public pool. You can find the public pool situated at the corner of the Esplanade and Hot Springs Road. The facility features a large pool area, separate hot tub and lots of deck chairs along the pool edge. If you need them, for a small fee, towels and bathing suits are readily available.

  • Public Pool Information - (604) 796-2244

Harrison Festival of the Arts
One other event well worth attending and enjoying is the Harrison Festival of the Arts. The event happens during the second week in July and features a celebration of dance, music, theatre and visual arts. The Harrison Festival of the Arts brings together an international caste of folk musicians together performing either on the outdoor or indoor stage.

Harrison Beer Festival
Harrison Hot Springs is also home to the annual Harrison Beer Festival. This event happens annually in October. The contest brings together cottage brewers from all over the North-West in order for people to sample and understand the making of amazing products. The Harrison Beer Festival takes place over the weekend creating an unforgettable experience for the beer lover.

Outdoor Recreation
The outdoor recreation around Harrison Hot Springs is incredible. From hiking to nearby Campbell Lake, walking along the lakeshore of Harrison Lake to Sandy Cove or Whippoorwill Point; visiting the lagoon for bird watching' the mini golfing at Tugboat Junction; the 9-hole Harrison Resort Golf Course and golfing at the nearby 18-hole Sandpiper Golf Resort in Harrison Mills are all available.

Great Trails
There are a number of trails that make for good horseback riding, excellent hiking or walking or mountainbiking near Harrison Hot Springs. There are also snowshoeing and snowmobiling opportunities in the winter. A real local favourite is to travel into Sasquatch Provincial Park where numerous outdoor trails and activities are present.

Sasquatch Provincial Park
Sasquatch Provincial Park is located 6 km (4 miles) north of Harrison Hot Springs. The park is comprised of three separate campgrounds - Lakeside and Bench Campgrounds on Deer Lake on Hick's Lake campground including a large picnic site called Green Point Day Use Area situated on Harrison Lake.

The Old Settler Pub
For adult entertainment in Harrison Hot Springs there is a small neighbourhood pub called The Old Settler Pub. This friendly facility, which is housed in a cozy log structure, offers a full lunch and a great dinner menu including a prime rib special. The Old Settler Pub serves a large wide assortment of beers and opens at 11 a.m. if you need breakfast.

The District of Kent
Other neighbourhoods near Harrison Hot Springs in the District of Kent include Harrison Mills, Agassiz, Harrison Highlands, and Ruby Creek. The District of Kent also has the six First Nations Reserves of Chehalis, Lukseetissum, Scowlitz, Seabird Island, Tseatah and Wahleach Island. A good time to visit Kent is during the fall for the annual farm tours.

Accommodation
Besides the resort located at Harrison Hot Springs, there are also a couple of other places to stay including the Harrison Beach Hotel and the Harrison Lake Hotel. For other choices there are some motels and a number of RV campgrounds.

Information on Harrison Hot Springs

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Map of Harrison Hot Springs
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Harrison Hot Springs Resort
Harrison Hot Springs Resort

 

Harrison Public Pool
Harrison Public Pool

 

Lakeshore at Harrison Hot Springs
Lakeshore at Harrison Hot Springs

 

Harrison Lake
Harrison Lake

 

Harrison Hot Springs Resort
Harrison Hot Springs Resort

 

Sasquatch Provincial Park
Sasquatch Provincial Park

 

The Old Settler Pub
The Old Settler Pub

 
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