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2018-2019

Getting Around

What’s Inside • Top 10 Things to Do • Suggested Itineraries • Maps • Where to Camp • Safety Information

P. Zizka

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Yoho National Park


K. Smtih

Connect With Nature

OUR STORY During a celebrated expedition to explore the West, Dr. James Hector travelled ahead of the group, and became the first European to discover a steep mountain pass in 1858. After the surgeon’s trusty steed knocked him over with a blow to the chest, the spectacular route was dubbed Kicking Horse Pass. Later, the Canadian Pacific Railway, whose transcontinental route travelled through the pass, set up restaurants at the base of Mount Stephen to avoid pushing heavy dining cars up the mountain. This laid the groundwork for creating the Mount Stephen Reserve, renamed in 1901 as Yoho National Park. Eight years later, a visiting scientist, Dr. Charles Doolittle Walcott, discovered the Burgess Shale fossils on Mount Wapta. These exquisitely preserved marine organisms offer a glimpse back more than 505 million years ago. With fossils designated as part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, 36 peaks soaring above 3 000 m, the rambunctious Kicking Horse River and numerous breathtaking waterfalls, it is no surprise Yoho was named after a Cree expression meaning “awe and wonder.”

A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE Four of the mountain national parks—Banff, Jasper, Yoho and Kootenay—are recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization as part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site, for the benefit and enjoyment of all nations. Among the attributes that warranted this designation were vast wilderness, diversity of flora and fauna, outstanding natural beauty and features such as Lake Louise, Maligne Lake, the Columbia Icefield and the Burgess Shale.

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Top 10 Things to Do 1 BURGESS SHALE GUIDED HIKES Meet your ancient ancestors and hold a piece of earth’s history on a guided hike to the restricted Walcott Quarry or Mount Stephen fossil sites. Reservations are required. Visit reservation.pc.gc.ca to book your spot!

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CAMPING

Tenting? RV-ing? Enjoy a family getaway in one of Yoho’s four rustic campgrounds. Roast marshmallows, take a hike or wander through the community of Field. Yoho’s campgrounds keep you close to the adventure! 3

INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS

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Why is Emerald Lake so green? How tall is Takakkaw Falls? What do fossils have to do with Star Wars™? Get the answers to these questions and more at one of many interpretive programs offered daily in July and August. 4

Take an afternoon walk and experience Field’s mountain hospitality. Stay in a unique guesthouse, pick out the perfect souvenir in one of the gift shops or enjoy the culinary delights of this charming community. 5 EMERALD LAKE Admire incredible views of mountain peaks and wildflowers on an afternoon stroll around this gem-coloured lake. Pack a picnic lunch or go for a canoe ride to get a different perspective of the surrounding mountains. 6 NATURAL BRIDGE Marvel at the force of the Kicking Horse River as it cascades under a naturally formed stone bridge. This rambunctious river takes its name from a near-fatal kick that stunned James Hector while exploring the area in 1858. 7 TAKAKKAW FALLS Enjoy a scenic drive on the Yoho Valley Road. Then, cool off in the mist as you stand at the base of the thundering waters of one of the highest waterfalls in Canada. This is your #timetoconnect. Snap a selfie from the red chairs and share your adventure! 8 SPIRAL TUNNELS VIEWPOINTS Watch trains snake through the Spiral Tunnels from the viewpoints on the Trans-Canada Highway or Yoho Valley Road. Discover how Yoho’s towering peaks and steep hills have inspired the stories of Kicking Horse Pass National Historic Site. 9

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VILLAGE OF FIELD

HIKING

Lace up your hiking boots for an epic backcountry adventure! See Yoho from the perspective of the park’s first wardens on the Paget or Mount Hunter fire lookout trails or take an afternoon stroll to Hamilton Falls. 10 WAPTA FALLS At 30 metres (98 feet) high and 150 metres (492 feet) wide, this is the largest waterfall on the Kicking Horse River. Take a gentle 4.6 km (2.9 mile) return hike through verdant forests to a stunning viewpoint. 3


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Suggested Itineraries

HALF-DAY ADVENTURES

A FULL DAY OF FUN

TAKE A SCENIC DRIVE

TAKE A WATERFALL TOUR

Get off the Trans-Canada Highway and explore! Follow Emerald Lake Road and discover a jewel of the Canadian Rockies as you paddle, walk or ski around the magnificent Emerald Lake. From late June until early October, drive or bike the 13 km scenic Yoho Valley Road. Experience the power of Takakkaw Falls—one of the tallest waterfalls in Canada. Pack a picnic lunch or stop and watch the trains as they snake overtop of themselves at the Spiral Tunnels Viewpoints.

Explore five of Yoho’s most impressive waterfalls on foot. Feel the cool mist on your face at Takakkaw Falls and snap a selfie from the red chairs before following the Laughing Falls Trail to Point Lace Falls and Angel’s Staircase. Climb through a mature forest to Laughing Falls; then continue along this historic trail, first cut by the Canadian Pacific Railway, to Twin Falls. Here the double waterfalls tumble over a massive limestone cliff.

STRETCH YOUR LEGS! Enjoy an easy half-day hike to a peaceful backcountry lake. The whole family will enjoy the 6.2 km (3.9 mi) return hike through a mature forest to Sherbrooke Lake. Relax next to this glacier fed lake and take in the view of the surrounding mountain peaks. For an additional challenge, head east at the fork in the trail and climb to Paget Lookout. From this historic viewpoint, admire the view of Kicking Horse Pass and see why this was a crucial vantage point when watching for wildfires.

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SNAP A PICTURE Climb above the treeline and get a bird’s eye view of Yoho National Park on the epic 17.5 km Iceline Trail. Beginning from the Takakkaw Falls Campground, follow the trail to Laughing Falls. Stop for lunch, then continue climbing through a mature forest to a subalpine meadow. Look down on Takakkaw Falls and stand amongst glaciers as you take in the expansive view of the Yoho and Kicking Horse valleys. Take a break at Yoho Lake and relax in the red chairs.


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Where to Hike

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Highlighted campgrounds may be reserved.

PLANNING TO CAMP IN ANOTHER PARK? BOOK ONLINE OR CALL AHEAD FOR INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS. The mountain parks offer extraordinary camping experiences, ranging from full-service RV sites to pristine backcountry settings. Many campsites can be reserved and most fill up quickly. Call ahead or go online for availability and recommendations. Backcountry camping is only permitted at designated sites with a backcountry camping permit.

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Two Jack Lakeside

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Johnston Canyon

May 25 - September 25

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Castle Mountain

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Protection Mountain

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Lake Louise Tent

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May 10 - September 30 43 Sites Open Dates

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Snaring

May 16 - September 23

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Whistlers

May 2 - October 8

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Wapiti (summer)

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Wabasso

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Kerkeslin

June 13 - September 3

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Honeymoon Lake

May 16 - September 17

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Jonas

May 16 - September 3

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Icefield Centre RV

April 11 - October 29

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Icefield (tents only)

May 16 - October 8

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Stay Safe and Enjoy MOUNTAIN SAFETY

Peter Essick

Unpredictable mountain weather can change road and trail conditions instantly and wildlife can be anywhere, any time. These simple precautions will help ensure you have a safe and enjoyable visit.

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Visit drivebc.ca and 511.alberta.ca to check road conditions prior to heading out. Obey speed limits and watch for wildlife on the roadside. Stay on designated roads, trails and other hardened surfaces. Keep a ‘Bare’ campsite. Visit parkscanada.gc.ca/bare-campsite. Make noise on the trails and let wildlife know you are coming. Research and plan overnight trips including potential trail restrictions and closures, avalanche conditions and mandatory backcountry permits. Visit parkscanada.gc.ca/ynp-backcountry and avalanche.pc.gc.ca for safety tips. • Let someone know your plans. Cell phones are not reliable in the wilderness. • Keep clear of cliffs, ledges and fast moving water.

PARK REGULATIONS Following park regulations while enjoying your national parks will help protect you, the land and our wildlife:

M. Macullo

• Keep pets on a leash and under control at all times. Please collect and properly discard pet feces. • Take only photographs. It is illegal to pick flowers, mushrooms, cut down trees, branches, remove cultural artifacts or fossils, or otherwise cause damage to natural objects or living things. • Be considerate of your neighbours. Liquor consumption is prohibited in public places, day-use areas, and during set periods in campgrounds. Respect quiet hours and liquor bans in campgrounds.

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• Stay out of closed areas. Area closures or activity restrictions are implemented when visitors are at risk or when wildlife requires additional protection. Signs indicate the areas impacted. • Be careful with fire. Fires are permitted only in designated areas with fireboxes or firepits. Extinguish fires completely. Do not use deadwood, bark or branches for fuel. Report wildfires immediately. • Buy fishing permits. Anglers require a national park fishing permit, available at Parks Canada visitor centres. Provincial licenses are not valid in national parks. • Going boating? Motors are not allowed on most lakes. • Motorized off-road travel is not permitted.

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THE CANADA NATIONAL PARKS ACT

Park Wardens are responsible for enforcing park regulations as required by the Canada National Parks Act. To report national park violations, call 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. 1-888-927-3367 (Banff, Yoho, Kootenay and Waterton Lakes) 1-877-852-3100 (Jasper, Mount Revelstoke and Glacier) Visit pc.gc.ca/mtnregulations Violators will be charged, be required to appear in court and could pay fines of up to $25 000.

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Protecting Wildlife Properly Store All Food and Scented Items. A clean campsite or picnic area does not have anything that will attract wildlife (food, garbage, food-related or scented items). Never leave these items where wildlife can access them: • Coolers – full or empty • Food – wrapped, unwrapped, or in containers • Garbage/wrappers

ALL food-related and scented items MUST be stored away in a vehicle,

• Dishes/pots/cutlery – clean or dirty • Full or empty beverage containers • Pet food/bowls – full or empty • Bottles/cans – open or unopened • Scented products – such as shampoo, toothpaste, candles, citronella, dish soap, sunscreen, lip balm, dish towels

a hard-sided trailer or RV,

• Barbecues – clean or dirty • Any other items used for food preparation or that have a smell or scent

or in a campground food storage locker.

Never leave food or scented items unattended or in a tent for even a minute.

Always Keep Your Campsite or Picnic Area Clean. When you are done cooking or eating at your picnic table, all food, food-related and scented items MUST be stored: • In a hard-sided vehicle, trailer or motor home (not in tents or tent trailers) • In campground food storage lockers Non-food items such as lawn chairs, tables or lanterns may be left outside. Items such as coolers, cook stoves, dish towels and toothpaste must be properly stored. Dump dish water down outdoor sinks or at the sani-dump in campgrounds.

All food, food-related and scented items MUST be stored away.

Cooler, stove and dishes (dirty or clean) MUST be stored away.

Non-food items may be left outside.

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Protecting Wildlife Do Not Approach or Entice Wildlife. Give Them Space.

For photos, do not surround, crowd or follow an animal. Use zoom or show the animal in its natural surroundings and crop the image later.

Photograph wildlife from a vehicle or safe distance: • 30 metres for deer, elk, moose and bighorn sheep • 100 metres for cougars, bears, coyotes and wolves

Do not startle wildlife. If you make them move, you are too close.

If You See Wildlife By the Road. Always slow down. If you do stop (not recommended for the safety of wildlife): • Be aware of the traffic around you. • Pull over where it is safe to do so. • Use your hazard lights to alert other drivers. • Stay in your vehicle. • Watch for a few moments, take a quick photo, and then move on. • If a traffic jam develops, move on. It is unsafe for people and wildlife.

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Dogs Stress Wildlife. Dogs or other pets cause stress for wildlife. Dogs, like wolves and coyotes, may be seen as a threat. Off-leash dogs can trigger aggressive behaviour from wildlife such as grizzly bears and elk. To prevent unsafe situations, it is your responsibility to: Ensure your dog is on a leash and under control at all times.

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Pick up and dispose of your pet’s waste in a garbage bin.

Do not leave pet food out. If you walk away, store food dishes – empty or full. Always store food dishes at night.


Protecting Wildlife Keeping Your Children Safe. Bears, cougars, wolves and coyotes may be curious about children and can attack them: • Keep children in immediate sight and within close reach at all times. • Children should avoid playing in or near areas with tall grass or dense bushes. • Never allow children to pet, feed or pose with wildlife.

To Learn More About Wildlife and Safety Pick up a copy of Keep the Wild in Wildlife and Bears and People publications at a Parks Canada Visitor Centre or visit https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/bc/yoho/visit/depliants-brochures Also available in French, Chinese, Japanese and Korean. Report bear, cougar, wolf and coyote sightings and encounters to Parks Canada staff when it is safe to do so: 403-762-1473

It is illegal to feed, entice or disturb any wildlife in a national park. Violators will be charged, be required to appear in court, and could pay fines up to $25 000.

Mountain Safety Unpredictable mountain weather can change road and trail conditions quickly and wildlife can be anywhere, at any time. These simple precautions will help ensure a safe and enjoyable visit: • Before heading out, check trail conditions (parkscanada.gc.ca/yohotrails), and road conditions (visit drivebc.ca or call DriveBC telephone 1-800-550-4997). • Obey speed limits and watch for wildlife on the roadside, even on fenced portions of the highway. Sometimes wildlife (bears, cougars) get through or over the fence. • Stay on designated roads, trails and other hardened surfaces. • Make noise on the trails and let wildlife know you are coming. • Be aware of your surroundings. Earbuds prevent you from hearing wildlife and increase your risk of a dangerous encounter. • Animals are active in the park at all times of the year – even bears can wake up during the winter. Carry bear spray, keep it accessible, and know how to use it. Watch a video here: parkscanada.gc.ca/bearspray. Bear spray and more information is available at Parks Canada Visitor Centres. • Keep clear of cliffs, ledges and fast moving water. • Research and plan overnight trips including potential trail restrictions and closures, avalanche conditions and mandatory backcountry permits. Visit avalanche.pc.gc.ca and parkscanada.gc.ca/ynp-backcountry for safety tips. • Let someone know your travel plans; cell phone coverage is not reliable in many areas of the park. 13


Mountain Stories MEET PARKS CANADA’S INTERPRETERS Do you want to discover more about the uniqueness of Yoho’s natural and cultural heritage? Friendly and knowledgeable interpreters are here to help you connect to these special places protected by Parks Canada.

Parks Canada

Watch for interpreters at campgrounds and popular day-use areas in Yoho National Park in the summer months. Check parkscanada.gc.ca/Yoho-interpretation for more information on interpretive experiences in Yoho.

WILDLIFE VIEWING TIPS Your best chance of observing wild animals is by giving them space to feed, rest and keep their young safe. Help keep them wild: •

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For further information pick up a copy of Keep the Wild in Wildlife at a Parks Canada Visitor Centre or visit parkscanada.gc.ca/bears-and-people To report wolf, bear or cougar sightings call 403-762-1473.

John Jimmo

Peter Essick

Stay at least three (3) bus lengths (30 m) away from elk, deer and bighorn sheep. Stay at least ten (10) bus lengths (100 m) away from bears, cougars and wolves. NEVER feed or approach wildlife. Keep pets under control and on a leash at all times. Keep children in sight and within close range at all times. Consider carrying bear spray when on the trails. Keep it accessible and know how and when to use it.

Aquatic Invasive Species ATTENTION WATER ENTHUSIASTS Preventing the spread of aquatic diseases and invasive species requires everyone’s support. Clean, Drain, Dry Everything that Touched the Water Any item that has touched a water body must be cleaned before entering another water body. Such items include, but are not limited to:

CLEAN off all sand, mud, and plant or animal material from your watercraft and equipment each time you exit the water and before moving to another water body. DRAIN onto land, all water from your watercraft and equipment before leaving the area. DRY the watercraft and all gear completely between trips. If possible allow for a minimum of 24 hours drying time in sunlight.

For more information: llyk.aquatics@pc.gc.ca

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Want More?

WANT MORE INFORMATION ABOUT YOHO NATIONAL PARK? Find us online at:

facebook.com/YohoNP,

twitter.com/YohoNP or parkscanada.gc.ca/Yoho.

These detailed brochures are available online or for pick-up at a Parks Canada visitor centre. Stop by the Friends of Yoho store in the Yoho National Park Visitor Centre for souvenirs, guidebooks and topographical maps.

WANT MORE INFORMATION ON OTHER MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARKS? BANFF

Banff Visitor Centre: 403-762-1550 Lake Louise Visitor Centre: 403-522-3833 pc.gc.ca/banff Lake Louise Visitor Centre hours: April 1 - May 30: 9:00 - 5:00 7 days/week June 1 - Sept 30: 8:30 - 7:00 7 days/week Oct 1 - March 31, 2019: 9:00 - 5:00 7 days/week Banff Lake Louise Tourism: 403-762-8421 banfflakelouise.com

JASPER

Jasper Information Centre: 780-852-6176 pc.gc.ca/jasper Tourism Jasper: 780-852-6236 jasper.travel

KOOTENAY

Kootenay Visitor Centre: 250-347-9505 pc.gc.ca/kootenay Kootenay Visitor Centre hours: April 1 - June 17: 9:00 - 5:00 7 days/week June 18 - Sept 3: 9:00 - 7:00 7 days/week Sept 4 - Oct 8: 9:00 - 5:00 7 days/week Oct 9 - closed for winter

YOHO

Yoho Visitor Centre: 250-343-6783 pc.gc.ca/yoho Yoho Visitor Centre hours: April 1 - May 30: 9:00 - 5:00 7 days/week June 1 - Sept 30: 8:30 - 7:00 7 days/week Oct 1 - Oct 8: 9:00 - 5:00 7 days/week Accommodations and attractions in Field: field.ca Tourism Golden: 1-800-622-4653 tourismgolden.com

MOUNT REVELSTOKE AND GLACIER Rogers Pass Discovery Centre: 250-837-7500 pc.gc.ca/glacier • pc.gc.ca/revelstoke Tourism Revelstoke: 1-800-487-1493 seerevelstoke.com

WATERTON LAKES

Waterton Lakes Visitor Centre: 403-859-5133 pc.gc.ca/waterton Waterton Chamber of Commerce mywaterton.ca

Tourism Radium/Radium Chamber of Commerce: 1-888-347-9331 RadiumHotSprings.com

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Yoho National Park  

Yoho National Park Orientation Guide.

Yoho National Park  

Yoho National Park Orientation Guide.