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HI Yoho National Park, Whiskey Jack Wilderness Hostel

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HI Yoho National Park

Whiskey Jack Wilderness Hostel

HI Yoho National Park, Whiskey Jack Wilderness Hostel

Yoho Valley Road
Yoho National Park, British Columbia, British Columbia
T1L 1B3

How often do you get to be lulled to sleep by a roaring waterfall? Just down the road from the 1,254-foot Takakkaw Falls, HI Yoho National Park gives you rustic, wilderness living surrounded by nature. Open from late June to September.

This hostel is currently closed for the season.

  • The view (and sound) of Takakkaw Falls
  • Endless trailheads out the front door
  • Rustic experience with indoor toilets and a shower
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Useful Info

Open: Late June to September 
           Check seasonal schedule
Check-in: 17:00
Check-out: 10:00


  • Free parking
    Free parking
  • Tourist Info
    Tourist Info
  • Kitchen
  • Bike storage
    Bike storage
  • Campfire
All Amenities & Facilities

A glimpse of the hostel

HI Yoho Wilderness Hostel
Log cabin in the woods
Shared Room
Beautiful Wilderness

Beds & Rooms

9-Bed Room

Sleep to the sound of the magnificent Takkakaw waterfall. This rustic hostel offers three level bunk beds for 9 people in a mixed-gender room.

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HI Yoho National Park, Whiskey Jack Hostel is a rustic retreat surrounded by wilderness hiking trails and adventure opportunities. The hostel sleeps up to 27 guests and comes with a self-catering kitchen with potable water, indoor toilets and a shower, propane lights and appliances and an outdoor fire pit.

Groups Information

The best location for a hostel in the Canadian Rockies. Across the valley from Takakkaw Falls and just metres away from the start of the Iceline Trail. Dark skies a plenty at night for stargazers! Be sure to stop by when in Yoho National Park

Greg Boutestein

Located right in the front of the Takakkaw Falls, the sound of the grandiose fall can be heard anywhere in the hostel. A very unique in-the-woods experience that suits the backpacker/hikers on the trails.

Jiwon L

There are also showers! Pretty incredible for a place so remote and only open for 3 months. Very clean, well organized and located right next door to the start of the Iceline trail.


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HI Yoho National Park, Whiskey Jack Wilderness Hostel

No fees. No deposit.