Yoho National Park, Field
(4.7/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Explore Yoho National Park, a pristine forest landscape home to bright blue lakes, waterfalls, and rolling mountain ranges. Located on the western slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the park’s name derives from “Yoho,” which is a Cree expression of “awe and wonder.” Smell the alpine air while hiking through some of the finest trails of the Rockies, and stop by fossil sites on your way to the famous Burgess Shale. In the winter, you can snowshoe over a frozen lake surrounded by craggy peaks and an abundance of wildlife, such as badgers, moose, elk, mountain goat, wolverines, and even grizzly bears. Put Yoho National Park at the forefront of your travel plans using our Yoho National Park travel itinerary planner.
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  • I purchased my pass at the centre in Field BC, some good information on trails to be found here. I would suggest if possible go up the Yoho valley road to the waterfall later in the afternoon to avoid...  more »
  • Long legs stretched out from the Banff Yoho National Park drive. Tazawa tourist spot was full but I'm not gay. Hot ice cream I ate at the visitor center was the best.
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  • Connected to Banff National Park by Hwy 1, this place may get "left off your radar" - but don't let it happen. There's lots of glaciated areas, wildlife, hiking and other outdoor activities in which t...  more »
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  • When I walked into the park office in Banff and asked the guy at the maps desk where I should go if I'm in town for 2 weeks, without hesitation he said Lake O'Hara. He quickly qualified that with, "good luck" the quota is reached the day permits are available, one year in advance. There are many amazing places in the Rockies, and I haven't seen them all (yet), but it's safe to say that Lake O'Hara is one of my favorites. I was lucky enough to get a cancellation and get a ride on the bus and one night camping. I hiked the Alpine Circuit. Gorgeous! It was mid-July and there was still a little snow over the shadowy spots on the western side of the loop. There is a lot of up and down over the three mountain passes, but it's incomparable to anywhere else I've hiked.
  • Less visited compared to Banff and Jasper but equally beautiful and scenic. Spent an entire day exploring Emerald Lake and Takakkaw Falls.
  • Beautiful park with many hikes that range across skill types. A good moderate hike is out to Wapta Falls.
  • If you love hiking this is one of the best places, lakes, glaciers and water falls , it's all here. Beautiful!!
  • Amazing national park - hire a car and take a drive through. Be sure to check out the amazing Takakkaw Falls.