Yoho National Park attractions

Top Choice National Park in Yoho National Park

Yoho National Park

Although the smallest (1310 sq km) of the four national parks in the Rockies, Yoho is a diamond in the (very) rough. This wilderness is the real deal; it's some of the continent's least tarnished.East of Field on Hw…
Top Choice National Park in Yoho National Park

Burgess Shale Fossil Beds

This World Heritage site protects the amazing Cambrian-age fossil beds on Mt Stephen and Mt Field. These 515-million-year-old fossils preserve the remains of marine creatures that were some of the earliest forms of …
Viewpoint in Yoho National Park

Kicking Horse Pass & Spiral Tunnels

The historic Kicking Horse Pass between Banff and Yoho National Parks is one of the most important passes in the Canadian Rockies. It was discovered in 1858 by the Palliser Expedition, which was tasked with discover…
Waterfall in Yoho National Park

Takakkaw Falls

A thundering torrent of water tumbles from its source in the nearby Daly Glacier over a sheer cliff face for 255m (836ft), making it the second-highest waterfall in Canada. At the end of the road, a trail leads for …
Lake in Yoho National Park

Emerald Lake

For most visitors, this vividly colored lake is Yoho’s most unmissable sight. Ringed by forest and silhouetted by impressive mountains, including the iconic profile of Mt Burgess to the southeast, it’s a truly beaut…
Waterfall in Yoho National Park

Wapta Falls

Named after a Nakoda word meaning ‘river,’ these are the largest set of falls anywhere on the Kicking Horse River, measuring 150m (490ft) across and 30m (98ft) high. The falls are reached after a gentle half-hour wa…