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Broken Skull Hot Springs

Broken Skull Hot Springs, lie about 2.5 kilometres from the Broken Skull River, in Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve,in the Northwest Territories. On the west side of a tiny tributary of the River. These springs are located at the bottom of a slope. The cooler spring has a temperature of 28 degrees Celsius and flows into a huge pool. The water is pure, odourless, and high in dissolved minerals as it pours from the base of the tufa at 45 degrees Celsius. Other tufa mounds can be found nearby.


Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve is a Canadian national park reserve encompassing parts of the South Nahanni River watershed in the Northwest Territories. The name means “stands like a porcupine” in the Dene language.

 

 

 

 

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