Trail Condition Report
Yoho National Park of Canada
Updated: August-13-18WILDFIRE INFORMATION
- Wildfires are currently burning in Kootenay National Park. More information here.
- Highway 93S to and from Radium Hot Springs. Consult road reports for the latest information on road closures/conditions: DriveBC, Alberta 511.
- Fire danger is rated as extreme in Yoho National Park and a Fire Ban is now in effect.
- Part of the Dolomite/Siffleur backcountry area is currently closed due to a wildfire. More information here.
- Smoke from these fires is causing poor air quality and reduced visibility.
- Visit the following links for additional information: BC Wildfire Service, Alberta Wildfire, Important Bulletins
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Trails are mostly dry. Whaleback seasonal bridge is in place.
Fire danger is rated as Extreme in Yoho National Park and a fire ban is now in effect. Lighting or maintaining fires in these areas is now strictly prohibited. The fire ban will be lifted as soon as conditions permit. Report any wildfires, illegal campfires, or suspicious smoke to Banff Dispatch 403-762-4506.
Traveling in bear country. Look ahead and watch for tracks & droppings. Travel in a group and make noise. Carry bear spray and know how to handle an encounter. Report bear sightings and encounters to Parks Canada staff: (403) 762-1470.
|Current Fire Danger||Extreme||Fire ban in effect|
|Hoodoo Creek||Good||Mainly dry.|
|Wapta Falls||Good||Mainly dry.|
|Mount Hunter Lookout - Lower||Good||Mainly dry.|
|Mount Hunter Lookout - Upper||Good||Mainly dry.|
|Emerald Lake Loop||Good||Mainly dry.|
|Emerald Basin||Good||Mainly dry.|
|Yoho Pass||Good||Bridge(s) out. Caution while fording creek(s).|
|Wapta Highline||Good||Mainly dry.|
|Burgess Pass from Emerald Lake||Good||Mainly dry, trees down on trail.|
|Burgess Pass from TCH||Good||Mainly dry.|
|Hamilton Falls||Good||Mainly dry.|
|Hamilton Lake||Good||Mainly dry, trees down on trail.|
|Emerald River||Good||Mainly dry.|
|Sherbrooke Lake||Good||Mainly dry.|
|Paget Lookout||Good||Mainly dry.|
|Ross Lake||Good||Mainly dry, trees down on trail.|
|Laughing Falls||Good||Mainly dry.|
|Twin Falls||Good||Mainly dry.|
|Yoho Glacier||Good||Mainly dry, trees down on trail.|
|Iceline via Celeste Lake||Good||Mainly dry.|
|Little Yoho Valley||Good||Mainly dry.|
|Tally-Ho Trail||Good||Mainly dry.|
|Ottertail Trail||Poor||Numerous trees down.|
|Lake O`Hara||Good||Mainly dry. STAY ON TRAIL|
|Wiwaxy Gap||Good||Mainly dry. STAY ON TRAIL|
|Huber Ledges||Good||Mainly dry. STAY ON TRAIL|
|Lake Oesa||Good||Mainly dry. STAY ON TRAIL|
|Yukness Ledges||Good||Mainly dry. STAY ON TRAIL|
|East Opabin||Good||Mainly dry. STAY ON TRAIL|
|Opabin Plateau / Oesa Lakes Trails||Good||Mainly dry. STAY ON TRAIL|
|West Opabin||Good||Mainly dry. STAY ON TRAIL|
|Opabin Highline & Plateau||Good||Mainly dry. STAY ON TRAIL|
|All Soul's Prospect||Good||Mainly dry. STAY ON TRAIL|
|All Soul`s Traverse Alpine Route||Good||Mainly dry. STAY ON TRAIL|
|Big Larch||Good||Mainly dry. STAY ON TRAIL|
|Lake McArthur||Good||Mainly dry. STAY ON TRAIL|
|Odaray Highline||Good||Mainly dry. STAY ON TRAIL|
|Odaray / McArthur Lakes Trails||Good||Mainly dry. STAY ON TRAIL|
|Linda Lake/Morning Glory Lakes||Good||Mainly dry. STAY ON TRAIL|
|Linda Lakes Trails||Good||Mainly dry. STAY ON TRAIL|
|Cathedral Basin||Good||Mainly dry. STAY ON TRAIL|
|McArthur Valley Trail to Ottertail/Goodsir Pass Junction||Closed||Permit required. Contact Field Visitor Center 250-343-6783|
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