Front Country Camping

  Yoho has over 300 hundred front country camp sites. While there are some first come first served sites, they must be acquired 24hrs in advance. Reservations are highly recommended and are imperative during high season. There is a limit to the duration of your stay. (Walkin Sites)

( Yoho Trail & Camping Map )

WC - Wheel Chair Access

Kicking Horse - Located just off of the Trans-Canada at the begining of Yoho Valley Road east of Field.
92 Sites
Flush Toilets - WC
Kitchen Shelters
This forested campground is the busiest one in the park. Seasonal.

Chancellor Peak - Located just off of the Trans-Canada near the west entrance, beside the Kicking Horse River.
64 Sites
No Electricity
Vault Toilets
No Showers
Kitchen Shelters

Hoodoo Creek - Located just inside the western entrance off the Trans-Canada highway.
106 Sites
Flush Toilets
Hot and Cold Water
No Showers
Kitchen Shelters
A nicely wooded area.

Monarch - Located almost at the intersection of the Trans-Canada and the Yoho Valley Road
36 Sites
Vault Toilets
No Hot Water
No Showers
Kitchen Shelters


Walk In Sites

Takakkaw Falls - Located north of the Trans-Canada at the end of the Yoho Valley Road, Self Registration
35 Sites
Vault Toilets
Kitchen Shelters
Food Vaults
Walk In Sites Only - 300 meters from the parking lot. If your not backpacking, carts are available to assist with your
gear. All sites are available on a first come first served basis.

Semi-Primative - Located at Lake O'Hara 13km from the parking lot just off highway 1A in the eastern section of the park

Lake O'Hara - Located at Lake O'Hara
30 Sites
Reservations are a must, hike in or make your reservations (in advance, their is a quota) for the shuttle bus which
runs several times a day.

There are some first come, first served sites as well that are assigned 24hrs in advance.



Whiskey Jack Hostel - Hosteling International

Backcountry Lodges

Lake O'Hara Lodge - Backcountry Lodge, Seasonal
Emerald Lake Lodge - Backcountry Lodge, Seasonal
Twin Falls Chalet - Backcountry Lodge, Seasonal
Amiskwi Lodge - Amiskwi Pass, Seasonal


Accomodation and Services Yoho

Yoho's park office is located in Field near the center of park along the Trans-Canada highway. Basic services are available in Field, including police, fire, ambulance along with a post office. You'll also find a restaurant, general store and a liquer store.

There are several guesthouses and other accomodations available in field, inquire with the park for details or check out the listed links.

Sunset Guesthouse - (250) 343-6333
Coyote's Den Guesthouse - (250) 343-6352

Yohoview Provides listing for the following:
Mount Burgess Bungalow - Field
Mount Stephan Guesthouse - (250) 343-6441, Field
Mount Van Horne Guesthouse - (250) 343-6380, Field
Otterhead Guesthouse - (250) 343-6034, Field
Wildflower Guesthouse - (250) 343-6707, Field
Lynx Lair - Field


Kicking Horse Lodge - Field