This unparalleled hidden gem is home to exquisite hanging valleys, jewel-blue lakes and breathtaking vistas. An excellent trail network for the region is maintained by the Lake O’Hara Trails Club and Parks Canada. Book early - reservations are required.  

Plan a trip

There are four ways to visit the Lake O'Hara area. Reservations are required. 


Book a day trip (bus only)

Day use reservations for the Lake O'Hara shuttle bus 2017 season open on April 20 at 8 a.m. MDT.


Book an overnight stay (bus and campsite)

Reservations open April 3 at 8 a.m. MDT and may be booked three months to the day in advance.

Bus schedule

Both day trips and overnight adventures to Lake O'Hara begin by bus. Reservations are required.


Trail descriptions

Lake O’Hara is a collection of exquisite lakes and hanging valleys linked by a well-marked and well-maintained trail network.

Le Relais

The Lake O'Hara Trails Club operates Le Relais during the hiking season in cooperation with Lake O’Hara Lodge.