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The Burgess Shale sites are located in Yoho National Park near Field, British Columbia.© Royal Ontario Museum
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Walcott Quarry hikes depart at 7:30 a.m. from the Takakkaw Falls parking lot. Please arrive at 7:15 a.m. to sign waivers and go through hike preparations. The main Takakkaw Falls parking lot is a 13 kilometre drive from the Trans-Canada Highway; allow 30 minutes to drive from Field. Hikes end at the same location. The road to Takakkaw Falls is steep, with tight switchbacks. Leave trailers in the parking lot across from Monarch Campground.
Mount Stephen hikes depart at 7:30 a.m. from the parking lot of the Yoho Visitor Centre in the town of Field, BC. Please arrive at 7:15 a.m. to sign waivers and go through hike preparations. The Yoho Visitor Centre is located next to the Trans-Canada Highway at the entrance to the village of Field, BC.