Banff Upper Hot Springs, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada The Banff Upper Hot Springs in Alberta, Canada are surrounded by dramatic alpine views, that add to the tranquility you’ll feel when you stay here. These hot springs in western Canada were considered a sacred healing site by the area’s native residents. In 1882, workers building the Canadian Pacific Railway happened to stumble upon two of the spring pools at the base of Sulphur Mountain, and the news quickly spread. Two years later construction on a bathhouse begun. The Banff Upper Hot Springs bathhouse, completed in the mid-1930’s, has been declared a protected Heritage Building. These hot springs can get up to 104 degrees.