HI Canada's wilderness hostels in the Rockies adjust their hours in the winter to accommodate road conditions, animal migration patterns and seasonal demand. Please carefully review our winter 2017/2018 hours and openings to avoid disappointment. 

HI Athabasca Falls

  • October 31, 2017 - April 26, 2018: Open daily except Tuesdays
  • May 1 - October 30, 2018: Open seven (7) days a week
  • October 29 to November 22, 2018: Closed (Except open November 09 - 12 for long weekend)
  • November 23, 2018 - May 01, 2019: Open daily except Tuesdays

HI Beauty Creek

  • October 10, 2017 to May 10, 2018: Open by key-lock access only. Hostel is not staffed. 
  • June 1 - October 14, 2018: Open seven (7) days a week
  • October 15, 2018 to May 02, 2019: Open by key-lock access only. Hostel is not staffed.
  • May 03 - October 15, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week

HI Castle Mountain

  • October 1, 2017 - December 31, 2018: Open daily except Mondays.  

HI Hilda Creek

  • Open year round by key access ONLY (not staffed).  

HI Kananaskis

  • October 1, 2017 - April 26, 2018: Open daily except Mondays.  
  • March 26 - April 12, 2018: CLOSED
  • May 01 - October 21, 2018: Open seven (7) days a week.
  • October 22 - November 22, 2018: CLOSED
  • October 1, 2018 - April 30, 2019: Open daily except Mondays. 
  • March 25 - April 11, 2019: CLOSED
  • May 01 - October 01, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week.

HI Maligne Canyon

  • October 1, 2017 - April 26, 2018: Open daily except Wednesdays
  • March 23 - April 09, 2018: CLOSED
  • April 27 - October 29, 2018: Open seven (7) days a week.
  • October 30, 2018 - May 02, 2019: Open daily except Wednesdays
  • May 03 - October 29, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week.


HI Mosquito Creek

  • November 10, 2017 - April 26, 2018: Open daily except Tuesdays
  • April 16 - May 03, 2018: CLOSED
  • May 04 - October 01, 2018: Open seven (7) days a week
  • October 15 - November 8, 2018: CLOSED
  • November 09, 2018 - April 30, 2019: Open daily except Tuesdays
  • April 15 - April 30, 2019: CLOSED
  • May 01 - October 01, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week

HI-Mount Edith Cavell

  • February 16 - May 10, 2018: Open by key-lock access only. Hostel is not staffed.
  • Closures are due to Winter Cariboo Management Practice by Parks Canada 
  • May 11 - October 15, 2018: Open seven (7) days a week. 
  • October 15, 2018 - February 15, 2019: CLOSED
  • February 16 to May 02, 2019: Open by key-lock access only. Hostel is not staffed.
  • May 03 - October 15, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week.

HI Nordegg

  • October 1, 2017 - April 26, 2018: Open daily except Wednesdays
  • April 27 - September 30, 2018: Open seven (7) days a week.
  • October 1, 2018 - May 02, 2019: Open daily except Wednesdays
  • May 03 - September 30, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week.

HI Rampart Creek

  • November 10, 2017 - April 26, 2018: Open daily except Thursdays
  • April 16 - May 3, 2018: CLOSED
  • May 01 - October 01, 2018: Open seven (7) days a week
  • October 15 - November 8, 2018: CLOSED
  • November 09, 2018 - April 30, 2019: Open daily except Thursdays
  • May 01 - October 01, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week

HI Yoho National Park, Whiskey Jack 

  • Late June - September 25, 2018: Open seven (7) days a week.
  • Late June - September 25, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week.