Yoho National Park

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Located in the Rocky Mountains, Yoho National Park is another one of Canada’s stunning mountain parks. This park is on the western slopes of the Great Divide and sits on the border of British Columbia and Alberta. From the photogenic Emerald Lake to the impressive Takakkaw Falls and natural stone bridge, Yoho is full of beautiful lakes, meadows, waterfalls, and woodlands. The word “Yoho” comes from the Cree expression of awe or wonder, and you’ll find yourself sharing those thoughts as you visit this incredible507 square mile park. Hike along the many trails, take a kayak or canoe on the lakes, and gaze in amazement at the mountains of President Range. The weather in the park is varied and changes quickly. During the winter the park is covered in snow, and many of the trails and roads shut down due to ice and avalanche risk. The best time to visit the park is late June to early September when the heavy snow is melted and most passes and trails are open. Yoho Valley Road is also closed in winter and is typically open June through October, weather permitting. If you’re visiting in summer and plan to head to the high country of the park, bring a jacket and proper gear, as snow and rain can occur in higher elevations even during the summer months. Yoho National Park is located nearby and even adjacent to several other Canadian national parks, making it a great addition to your RV trip. It’s an easy drive to Banff, Kootenay, and Glacier National Park of Canada (which is different from Glacier National Park in the United States).

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  • Spring 3-43 F
  • Summer 26-58 F
  • Fall 3-48 F
  • Winter -10-17 F
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Park Info
  • Adult: $10.5
  • Children Under 17: $0
  • Senior: $9
  • Family/Group: $21

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Yoho National Park  Hiking Trails

Yoho National Park Hiking Trails

With over 250 miles of trails, Yoho National Park has hikes for every experience level. From easy interpretive trails to multi-day back country excursions, you’ll be able to find a hike that fits your experience. The best time for hiking in Yoho National Park is from July to mid-September once the snow has melted. Due to avalanche hazards and safety concerns, it is not recommended to hike at or above the treeline from mid-October to mid-June.

Yoho National Park Trails

Things to do Outside Yoho National Park

Things to do Outside Yoho National Park

Part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site, Yoho National Park is just one of several parks in the area. Others include Banff and Kootenay national parks, as well as provincial parks like Hamber Provincial Park, Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park, and Mount Robson Provincial Park. Banff National Park and Lake Louise are a short drive away, so it’s easy to stop by the Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site to see the historic trading post on the North Saskatchewan River. Here you can learn about the history of the fur trade and the stories of the Indigenous Peoples. Or visit the Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum to see the artifacts and learn about the First Nations People of the Northern Plains and Canadian Rockies. And once you’re finished hiking and exploring, don’t miss the hot spring pools at Radium Hot Springs. These mineral hot spring pools are open year round and are full of naturally heated water. You can also explore the village of Radium Hot Springs and stop by Kootenay National Park and their visitor center.




RV Resorts & Campsites near Yoho National Park

Kicking Horse Campground. Kicking Horse Campground is located in the forest along the Kicking Horse River and an accommodate trailers up to 50 feet. The campground is open from mid-May to early October and has 88 dry campsites. There are 44 sites that are reservable, and reservations are recommended. Another 44 sites are on a first come first serve basis. It’s located near trails and has views of Cathedral Mountain. It’s also easy to access the Spiral Tunnels National Historic Site, Takakkaw Falls, and the Village of Field. Campground amenities include washrooms with flush toilets and hot and cold running water. There are also firepits and free interpretive programs at the campground theater hosted by Parks Canada. Monarch Campground. Monarch Campground is another seasonal campground open from early May to mid-September. There are 44 campsites that are unserviced and can accommodate RVs up to 27 feet in length. The campground is first come first serve only and reservations are not available. Quinn Creek Campground. If you’re looking for hookups, head outside the national park to Quinn Creek Campground. This campground offers 30-amp hookups as well as water and sewer. Located south of Golden in the Columbia Wetlands it offers many hiking trails and waterways. Amenities include picnic tables, fire pits, potable water, coin laundry facilities, and washrooms. The campground is open May through September and reservations are recommended.

RV Resorts & Campsites near Yoho National Park
Find the Best Dumpstations Near Yoho National Park

Find the Best Dumpstations Near Yoho National Park

An unglamorous but necessary aspect of RVing? Dump stations. Knowing where the best dump stations are near you will allow for more ease and less stress in your travels. Dump stations are an easy and convenient way to clear waste from your RV. Use our guides to find dump stations on your route, so you can get back to the good stuff – exploring, relaxing, and making memories on the road.
How to get to Yoho National Park

How to get to Yoho National Park

Take US 93-N across the border from Montana and continue on Take. C-93 N/BC-95 N toward Radium Hot Springs and Golden. Turn right onto the Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 E (follow signs for Lake Louise Banff and Trans Canada Highway.