HI Wilderness Hostels Schedule

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 2019/2020 hours and openings to avoid disappointment. 

HI Athabasca Falls

  • November 23, 2018 - May 01, 2019: Open daily except Tuesdays
  • May 1 - October 30, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week
  • Closed November 03 to 28, 2019: Closed (Except open November 08 - 11 for long weekend)
  • November 01, 2019 - April 30, 2020: Open daily except Tuesdays
  • May 1 - October 30, 2012: Open seven (7) days a week

HI Beauty Creek

  • October 15, 2018 to May 02, 2019: Open by key-lock access only. Hostel is not staffed.
  • May 03 - October 14, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week
  • October 14, 2019 to April 30, 2020: Open by key-lock access only. Hostel is not staffed.
  • May 01 - October 14, 2020: Open seven (7) days a week

HI Castle Mountain

  • January 1, 2019 - April 30, 2019: Open daily except Mondays.
  • May 1 - September 30, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week.
  • October 01 - January 01, 2020: Open daily except Mondays.  

HI Hilda Creek

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

HI Kananaskis

  • January 1 - March 24, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week.
  • March 25 - April 11, 2019: CLOSED
  • April 12 - April 30, 2019: Open daily except Mondays.
  • May 1 - October 1, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week.
  • October 21 - November 21, 2019: CLOSED
  • November 22 - December 24, 2019: Open daily except Mondays.
  • December 24 - March 29, 2020: Open seven (7) days a week.
  • March 30 - April 11, 2020: CLOSED
  • April 12 - April 30, 2020: Open daily except Mondays.
  • May 1 - October 1, 2020: Open seven (7) days a week.

HI Maligne Canyon

  • October 30, 2018 - May 02, 2019: Open daily except Wednesdays
  • May 03 - October 29, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week.
  • October 30, 2019 - April 01, 2020: Open daily except Wednesdays
  • April 1 - April 30, 2020: CLOSED
  • May 01 - October 31, 2020: Open seven (7) days a week.


HI Mosquito Creek

  • 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
  • October 15 - November 07, 2019: CLOSED
  • November 08, 2019 - April 30, 2020: Open daily except Tuesdays
  • May 01 - October 01, 2020: Open seven (7) days a week

HI Mount Edith Cavell

  • Closures are due to Winter Cariboo Management Practice by Parks Canada 
  • September 09, 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.
  • October 15, 2019 - February 15, 2020: CLOSED
  • February 16 to May 02, 2020: Open by key-lock access only. Hostel is not staffed.
  • May 01 - October 15, 2020: Open seven (7) days a week.

HI Nordegg

  • November 6, 2018 - May 02, 2019: Open daily except Tuesdays
  • May 03 - September 30, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week.
  • October 1, 2019 - April 30, 2020: Open daily except Tuesdays
  • May 01 - September 30, 2020: Open seven (7) days a week.

HI Rampart Creek

  • November 09, 2018 - April 30, 2019: Open daily except Thursdays
  • Closed April 04 - 18, 2019 inclusive
  • May 01 - October 01, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week
  • October 15 - November 07, 2019: CLOSED
  • November 08, 2019 - April 30, 2020: Open daily except Thursdays
  • May 01 - October 01, 2020: Open seven (7) days a week

HI Yoho National Park, Whiskey Jack 

  • Late June - September 21, 2020: Open seven (7) days a week.