Are you someone who hates trekking through nature? We get it. A gruelling climb up a mountain isn't for everyone. But this super easy hike in B.C. is perfect for you if you want to get a taste of nature without the commitment.
You'll want to add Sloquet Creek Hot Springs trail to your bucket list. It is less than a kilometre long, so it will take you about the length of three songs to walk. Then you'll arrive at a dreamy hidden hot spring oasis.
This spot is about a four-hour drive from Vancouver and it makes for a fantastic weekend adventure. The straightforward trail is perfect for all skill levels. So go ahead and invite your friends to check this place out.
After a short stroll, you'll be rewarded with finding several pools fed by a waterfall. The hot springs are right beside the river and make for a relaxing spot to soak your troubles away and feel like you're one of those outdoorsy folks you see on Instagram.
As there are several springs, you might even be lucky enough to get one for just you and your friends.
If you happen to take a dip after the sun goes down, bring a lighter with you. There are candles are hanging from the trees nearby and if you light them up, it's like a romantic forrest dream come true.
You'll also be happy to discover; it is remarkably affordable too. Day use access is only $5 per person. But if you want to extend your stay, you can also camp near the hot springs.
The camping sites are on a first-come-first-served basis and are $15 per group of six people. Each area is equipped with all the basics, like a picnic table and fire ring, and have bathrooms nearby.
With a price that low, it makes for a thrifty weekend getaway you need to experience.
Access to the springs and campsites are open year-round. Though if you visit in the winter months, you might need to walk or snowshoe over the snowcovered path.
Sloquet Creek Hot Springs
Price: $5 for a day access pass
Address: Sloquet Creek Hot Springs, Fraser Valley C, BC
Why You Need To Go: It is a quick hike that will lead you to stunning hot springs.
We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.