Wildflowers reach their peak near the end of July and in September the sub-alpine larch trees show their golden colours. It’s a popular destination for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.
If time is limited a day will suffice to see some of the main highlights of the park but you can easily devote much more time.
Today tourism is still a significant feature of the park but its main function it to preserve the landscape of the Rocky Mountains in its wild and natural state.
Yoho is the smallest of the contiguous parks of Banff, Jasper and Kootenay.
By mid-day the parking can be full leaving people to park down the side of the road. Yoho Valley Road is located off the Trans Canada Highway approximately 4 km’s east from the town of Field.
The 13.7km scenic road runs through a deep valley and offers beautiful views of mountain peaks, glaciers, waterfalls and rivers.
Yoho National Park is located along the western slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in the province of British Columbia.