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..

Share your trail pictures with us!

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

Emerald Lake Area

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Emerald Lakeshore Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints; Trail details
Easy Hamilton Falls Good. 23-07-2021: Mainly dry; Trail details
Moderate Emerald Basin Trail Fair. 23-07-2021: Mainly dry; Trail details
Moderate Emerald River Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Mainly dry; Trail details
Difficult Hamilton Lake Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Deadfall on trail; Trail details
Moderate Yoho Pass Trail Fair. 23-07-2021: Water levels fluctuate daily; Stream crossings; Trail details
Difficult Wapta Highline Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Mainly dry;  
Difficult South Burgess Pass Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Deadfall on trail; Trail details
Easy Kicking Horse to Otterhead Good. 23-07-2021: Mainly dry;  
Easy Tally-ho Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Bears frequenting the area; Trail details

West End Trails

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Moderate Hoodoos Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Mainly dry; Campground closed.; Trail details
Easy Wapta Falls Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Mainly dry; Trail details
Moderate Mt. Hunter Lookout Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Mainly dry; Trail details
Moderate Mt. Hunter Upper Lookout Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Mainly dry; Trail details
Moderate Ottertail Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Mainly dry; Deadfall on trail; Trail details

Yoho Valley

Yoho Valley Road is open for the summer. Whaleback bridge is in place for the season. Be prepared, water levels fluctuate during the day.

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Laughing Falls Good. 23-07-2021: Mainly dry; Trail details
Difficult Whaleback Trail Fair. 23-07-2021: Deadfall on trail; Water levels fluctuate daily; Trail details
Moderate Twin Falls Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Deadfall on trail; Mainly dry; Trail details
Moderate Iceline - Yoho Lake Trail Fair. 23-07-2021: Snow patches;  
Difficult Little Yoho Valley Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Stay on trail; Trail details
Difficult Iceline Trail Fair. 23-07-2021: Snow patches; Trail details
Moderate Highline - Lake Celeste Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Stay on trail;  
Moderate Yoho Lake Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Mainly dry;  

East End Trails

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Moderate Ross Lake Trail Fair. 23-07-2021: Deadfall on trail; Mainly dry; Trail details
Easy Great Divide Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Bears frequenting the area; Trail details
Moderate Sherbrooke Lake Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Easy Walk-in-the-Past Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Mainly dry; Bears frequenting the area; Trail details
Moderate Paget Lookout Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Wet and muddy sections; Caution: presence of a wasp nest in the lookout structure; Trail details
Easy Centennial Trail Good. 23-07-2021: Mainly dry; Trail details

Lake O'Hara

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Difficult All Soul's Prospect Good. 26-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints;  
Moderate Shaffer Lake trails Good. 26-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints; Trail details
Difficult All Soul's Alpine Traverse Route Good. 26-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints; Trail details
Moderate Big Larch Trail Good. 26-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints;  
Difficult Yukness Ledges Trail Good. 26-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints; Trail details
Difficult Wiwaxy Gap Trail Good. 26-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints; Trail details
Moderate West Opabin Trail Good. 26-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints; Trail details
Moderate Opabin Prospect/ Plateau Trail Good. 26-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints; Trail details
Moderate Odaray Grandview Trail Good. 26-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints; Trail details
Moderate Odaray Highline Trail Good. 26-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints; Trail details
Moderate Linda Lake/ Morning Glory Trail Good. 26-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints; Trail details
Moderate Lake McArthur High Level Trail Good. 26-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints; Trail details
Moderate Lake McArthur Low Level Trail Good. 26-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints; Trail details
Moderate Lake Oesa Trail Good. 26-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints; Trail details
Easy Lake O'Hara Trail Good. 26-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints; Trail details
Moderate Cathedral Basin Trail Good. 26-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints;  
Difficult Huber Ledges Trail Good. 26-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints; Trail details
Moderate East Opabin Trail Good. 26-07-2021: Stay on designated trails and viewpoints; Trail details