With Highway 1 (the Trans-Canada Highway) running through the centre of Yoho, most people visit the park by car or RV. Accommodation and restaurants are abundant in and around the village of Field, nestled in the heart of the park. The closest major airports are in Calgary (213 km away) and Vancouver (760 km). Vehicle rentals are available in Golden, B.C., as well as in Banff and Lake Louise, Alberta.

Getting here


Visitor Centre
Trans-Canada Highway
Field, British Columbia V0A 1G0

By car

Highway 1 (also called the Trans-Canada Highway) runs 45 km through the centre of the park. It is the only major route through the park. There is no public transportation in Yoho National Park. Most people travel in a personal vehicle. Vehicle rentals are available in Golden, B.C. as well as in Banff and Lake Louise, Alberta. Visit 511 Alberta and DriveBC for current road conditions

By air

Calgary and Vancouver are the closest airports that are serviced by major national and international carriers. Connections may be made to Cranbrook, 245 km south of Golden, B.C. Airport Shuttles from Calgary, Alberta are available to Lake Louise near the park's east entrance.

By rail

There is limited rail service on a sightseeing basis through Yoho National Park. Contact Rocky Mountaineer for details.

Hours of operation

The park is open year-round. Most visitor services are available May to early October. 
Visitor centre 


Free admission for youth. Other fees still apply. 
Detailed fees list

Visitor guide

Facilities and services

Accessible Facilities Accessible services
Gift Shop Gift shop
Parking Parking
Playground Playground
Restrooms Restrooms
Bus parking Bus parking
Information Information
Picnic area Picnic area
Canoe rental Rentals
Dogs on leash Dogs on leash
Lookout Lookout
Picnic Shelter Picnic shelter
Coffee shop Restaurant or café