Named for a Cree expression of awe and wonder, Yoho lies on the western slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Vertical rock walls, waterfalls and dizzying peaks draw visitors from around the world. With exceptional hiking and sightseeing, the park offers a unique glimpse of Canada’s natural wonders, from the secrets of ancient ocean life to the power of ice and water.

Featured things to do


Stop by the Visitor Information Centre in the Village of Field to learn more about winter activities in the park or to learn about the Burgess Shale fossils and their significance. 


Yoho National Park has some great nordic skiing! Maintained by the Kicking Horse Ski Club, these trails are found within a short drive from the village of Field, BC. 


Take a winter walk in the village of Field, explore Emerald Lake in the winter, and grab a warm cup of hot chocolate to end the day.

Getting here

Yoho Visitor Centre
Trans-Canada Highway
Field, B.C.

Hours of operation

The park is open year-round
Visitor services are available mid-May to mid-October.

Visitor centre 


Free admission for youth in 2018. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list

Contact us


National information line
Toll-free: 1-888-773-8888

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Parks Canada invites families to explore Canada’s most amazing destinations. Youth admission will be free starting January 2018. 

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