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Facts and Figures


Located: Western Canada map
Founded: 1886
Size: 1310 sq.km. (507 sq.mi.)
Part of: Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site

Features and Highlights

Yoho National Park

Lake O'Hara in Yoho National Park © Parks Canada 2014 

A place of awe and wonder.
These are the western slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Towering rockwalls, spectacular waterfalls and soaring peaks earn the park its name; Yoho is a Cree expression of awe and wonder. Here in the shadow of the Great Divide are the secrets of ancient ocean life, the power of ice and water, and the stories of plants and animals that continue to evolve today. Learn More

 

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