HI Wilderness Hostels Schedule

Our wilderness hostels in the Canadian Rockies adjust their operations with the seasons to accommodate road conditions, animal migrations and seasonal demand. Please make sure to read on to be aware of our seasonal opening hours and closing periods to avoid any disappointment.

HI Athabasca Falls

Summer Seasons
May 1st to October 30th: open 7 days a week.

Winter Seasons
November to April 30th: open 6 days a week. Closed on Tuesdays.
Christmas week: open 7 days a week.



HI Beauty Creek

Summer Seasons
May 1st to Thanksgiving: open 7 days a week.

Winter Seasons
Thanksgiving to April 30th: rent-a-hostel or wilderness season passes holders only



HI Castle Mountain

Summer Seasons
May 1st to September 30th: open 7 days a week.

Winter Seasons
October 1st to April 30th: open 7 days a week.

Seasonal Closures
Closed on January 28th and February 12th, 2024.
Closed from April 15th to April 25th, 2024



HI Hilda Creek

This is an unstaffed property, available under Rent-a-hostel only.

Summer Season
May 1st to September 30th: key access available 7 days a week.

Winter Season
October 1st to April 30th: key access available 6 days a week, closed on Thursdays.
Christmas week: open 7 days a week.



HI Kananaskis

Spring Seasons:
April 12th to 30th: Open 6 days a week. Closed on Wednesdays.

Summer Seasons
May 1st to Sept 30th: open 7 days a week.

Fall Seasons
October 1st to December 19th: open 6 days a week, closed on Mondays.

Winter Seasons
December 20th to March 31st: open 7 days a week.

Seasonal Closures
Closed from April 1st to 11th, 2024.

HI Maligne Canyon

Summer Seasons
May 1st to Thanksgiving (Oct. 15th): open 7 days a week.

Winter Seasons
November 16, 2023 to March 31st, 2024: open 4 days a week. Closed Monday to Wednesday.
Christmas week: open 7 days a week.

Seasonal Closures
Closed from April 1st to 30th, 2024.

HI Mosquito Creek

Summer Seasons
May 1st to September 30th: open 7 days a week.

Winter Seasons
October 1st to April 30th: open 6 days a week.
Christmas week: open 7 days a week.



HI Mount Edith Cavell

Summer Seasons
May 1st to October 4: open 7 days a week.

Winter Seasons
October 4, 2023 to late June: closed for caribou protection.



HI Nordegg

Open all year from Thursday to Sunday only.
Christmas week: open 7 days a week.



HI Rampart Creek

Summer Season
May 1st to September 30th: open 7 days a week.

Winter Season
October 1st to April 30th: open 6 days a week, closed on Thursdays.
Christmas week: open 7 days a week.



HI Yoho National Park, Whiskey Jack

Not bookable until further notice.