Fairmont Mountainside Vacation Villas
Travel Blogs from Fairmont Hot Springs
Woke to a beautiful morning, our neighbors from Simi Valley are out and about. I will give credit to the guy, he is walking his dog and cat on a harness. I want to quote Greg's entry from his journal today. "Spectacular is the only word for the scenery on the Icefield Hwy. Majestic, rugged, incredible, awesome, pleasing, soothing, grand, bold. All this to remind me how small and ...
... with dogs. The couple now have about 10 wolves and wolf dogs that they use to educate people about the importance of the species and the conservation of the land that they live on. (They do not breed them just rescue them) I thought it was really interesting even if the place was pretty small. The passion of the people that worked there was what made it a fun experience.
After the wolf centre we headed towards canal flats and whiteswan lake on ...
... that they would be in the area and located when appropriate! We found the turn to Whiteswan and headed up the 22 km dirt road, narrow at times and falling off into a deep ravine. It was a beautiful drive and right at the start of the national park we found the Lussier Hot Springs. We were excited about these as they were the only natural non-commercialized hot springs we had heard about. It was a great visit and smelled of sulphur ...
Across the street in those wonderful shop looking buildings are the Kicking Horse Coffee shop and the local quilt shop which I also recommend if you like coffee/tea or fabrics!
Also in that same area is the golf course. It was really beautiful, they take your clubs, give you a bottle of water, snacks, set up your clubs for you, GPS. Awesome. Great course with great views.
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- Free parking