Coronavirus (COVID-19): Some Parks Canada places have begun a safe, gradual reopening of some outdoor areas and services, including camping. Visitors are encouraged to plan ahead and be well-prepared for their visit. Details here.

General conditions

While on the trails, please behave responsibly and practice physical distancing. Where possible, create two metres distance between you and other people by stepping to the side and not following directly behind the person or group in front of you. Safety is a shared responsibility. Let’s work together to keep Yoho National Park safe..

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Have you been hiking in the last few days? Share a few pictures with us as well as your impressions. This will help us keep this report accurate for other hikers: pc.yohoinfo-infoyoho.pc@canada.ca

East End Trails

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Moderate Paget Lookout Trail Good. 01-08-2020: Stay on trail; Trail details
Moderate Ross Lake Trail Good. 03-08-2020: Bears frequenting the area; Trail details
Easy Walk-in-the-Past Trail Good. 03-08-2020: Bears frequenting the area; Trail details
Easy Centennial Trail Good. 03-08-2020: Mainly dry; Trail details
Moderate Sherbrooke Lake Trail Good. 03-08-2020: Stay on trail; Trail details

Emerald Lake Area

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Kicking Horse to Otterhead Bridge closed. 03-08-2020: Caution; Bridge(s) unsafe;  
Moderate Emerald Basin Trail Good. 03-08-2020: Numerous trees down on trail; Trail details
Difficult Hamilton Lake Trail Good. 03-08-2020: Stay on trail; Trail details
Difficult Wapta Highline Trail Good. 03-08-2020: Stay on trail;  
Difficult South Burgess Pass Trail Good. 03-08-2020: Numerous trees down on trail; Trail details
Moderate Yoho Pass Trail Good. 03-08-2020: Stay on trail; Trail details
Easy Tally-ho Trail Fair. 03-08-2020: Deadfall on trail; Trail details
Easy Hamilton Falls Good. 03-08-2020: Stay on trail; Trail details
Easy Emerald Lakeshore Trail Good. 03-08-2020: Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Moderate Emerald River Trail Good. 03-08-2020: Numerous trees down on trail; Trail details

West End Trails

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Moderate Hoodoos Trail Good. 03-08-2020: Stay on trail; Trail details
Moderate Mt. Hunter Lookout Trail Good. 03-08-2020: Stay on trail; Trail details
Moderate Mt. Hunter Upper Lookout Trail Good. 03-08-2020: Numerous trees down on trail; Trail details
Easy Wapta Falls Trail Good. 03-08-2020: Wet and muddy sections; Trail details

Yoho Valley

The seasonal Whaleback bridge is in place. Expect snow at higher elevations. BEAR WARNING for all trails in the Yoho Valley area.

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Laughing Falls Bear Warning 03-08-2020: Mainly dry; Trail details
Difficult Whaleback Trail Bear Warning 03-08-2020: Mainly dry; Trail details
Moderate Iceline - Yoho Lake Trail Bear Warning 03-08-2020: Mainly dry;  
Difficult Little Yoho Valley Trail Bear Warning 03-08-2020: Mainly dry; Trail details
Difficult Iceline Trail Bear Warning 03-08-2020: Mainly dry; Trail details
Moderate Highline - Lake Celeste Trail Bear Warning 03-08-2020: Mainly dry;  
Difficult Little Yoho Valley Trail Bear Warning 03-08-2020: Mainly dry; Trail details
Moderate Twin Falls Trail Good. 03-08-2020: Bear warning in effect; Trail details
Moderate Yoho Lake Trail Good. 03-08-2020: Bear warning in effect;  

Lake O'Hara

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Difficult All Soul's Prospect Good. 31-07-2020: Fragile alpine vegetation, stay on the trail;  
Moderate Shaffer Lake trails Good. 31-07-2020: Fragile alpine vegetation, stay on the trail; Trail details
Difficult All Soul's Alpine Traverse Route Not recommended. 31-07-2020: Snowbound; Trail details
Moderate Big Larch Trail Good. 31-07-2020: Fragile alpine vegetation, stay on the trail;  
Moderate Opabin Highline Trail Good. 31-07-2020: Fragile alpine vegetation, stay on the trail; Trail details
Difficult Yukness Ledges Trail Good. 31-07-2020: Fragile alpine vegetation, stay on the trail; Trail details
Difficult Wiwaxy Gap Trail Good. 31-07-2020: Fragile alpine vegetation, stay on the trail; Trail details
Moderate West Opabin Trail Good. 31-07-2020: Fragile alpine vegetation, stay on the trail; Trail details
Moderate Odaray Grandview Trail Good. 31-07-2020: Fragile alpine vegetation, stay on the trail; Trail details
Moderate Odaray Highline Trail Good. 31-07-2020: Fragile alpine vegetation, stay on the trail; Trail details
Easy Mary Lake Trail Good. 31-07-2020: Fragile alpine vegetation, stay on the trail;  
Moderate Linda Lake/ Morning Glory Trail Good. 31-07-2020: Fragile alpine vegetation, stay on the trail; Trail details
Moderate Lake McArthur High Level Trail Good. 31-07-2020: Fragile alpine vegetation, stay on the trail; Trail details
Moderate Lake McArthur Low Level Trail Good. 31-07-2020: Fragile alpine vegetation, stay on the trail; Trail details
Moderate Lake Oesa Trail Good. 31-07-2020: Fragile alpine vegetation, stay on the trail; Trail details
Easy Lake O'Hara Trail Good. 31-07-2020: Fragile alpine vegetation, stay on the trail; Trail details
Moderate Cathedral Basin Trail Good. 31-07-2020: Fragile alpine vegetation, stay on the trail;  
Difficult Huber Ledges Trail Good. 31-07-2020: Fragile alpine vegetation, stay on the trail; Trail details
Moderate East Opabin Trail Good. 31-07-2020: Fragile alpine vegetation, stay on the trail; Trail details