Cave and Basin National Historic Site

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It was on this spot that the first Canadian park was created. The former bathing house has been restored to its 1914 appearance. The arched stone edifice is home to an open-air pool and a natural basin, both of which are fed by hot springs (average temperatures 30-35°C/86-95°F - no swimming). Inside, a museum traces the history of Canadian parks.

Useful information

Adresse : 

311 Cave Av.

Phone:

+1 403-762-1566

Price:

3.90 $

Opening hours

Jul-Aug: 10am-5pm; Sep: daily except Mon-Tue 10am-5pm; Oct-May: daily except Mon-Tue noon-4pm

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