Trail Condition Report

Yoho National Park of Canada

Updated: April-22-19

GENERAL CONDITIONS
  • Spring conditions: Mix of melting and compact snow, ice and mud. Good footwear, ice cleats and hiking poles are recommended.
  • Be prepared with warm clothing and proper footwear
  • Check avalanche conditions
CLOSURES/RESTRICTIONS 
  • The Yoho Visitor Centre is closed from October 9th - May 1st, 2019. For information, please contact the Lake Louise Visitor Centre (403) 522-1264
  • Seasonal Road Closures - Yoho Valley road (Takakkaw Falls) closed for the season. For current road conditions, check Drive B.C. 
  • For trail closures and warnings, check Important Bulletins

Lake O'Hara Campground Availability Report

The reservation office for campers and commercial groups ONLY is open.
Please call 250-343-6433 to make a reservation.

Dates available: No availability.

Dates fully booked: June 19-30.July 1-25.

Condition Comments
West End Trails
Late season conditions. Expect the possibility of winter conditions at higher elevations.
Condition Comments
Hoodoo Creek Fair Wet and muddy sections. Snow at higher elevations
Wapta Falls Fair Snow patches, wet sections, STAY ON TRAIL, walking off trail damages the vegetation.
Mount Hunter Lookout - Lower Fair Snow patches, wet sections, STAY ON TRAIL, walking off trail damages the vegetation.
Mount Hunter Lookout - Upper Poor Snow covered
Winter Hiking Emerald Lake Area
Condition Comments
East Side of Emerald Lake Late season - variable conditions. Soft/slushy snow with icy sections. Cleats recommended.
Hamilton Falls Late season - variable conditions. Variable conditions. Mud, ice and snow. Cleats recommended
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