HI Wilderness Hostels Schedule

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, our wilderness hostels in the Canadian Rockies have adjusted their operations. This schedule may be subject to change so please check back frequently if you'd like to visit. Find out more information about how we're keeping you safe at our wilderness hostels, and learn more about our rent-a-hostel program.

HI Athabasca Falls

Summer Seasons
May 1st to October: 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.

Seasonal Closures
Closed from October 10th to November 15th, 2022.
Closed from April 4th to 25th, 2023.
Closed from October 3rd to November 27th, 2023.



HI Beauty Creek

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

Winter Seasons
Thanksgiving to April 30th: key access only



HI Castle Mountain

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

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

Seasonal Closures
Closed from November 14th to December 1st, 2022.
Closed from April 10th to 27th, 2023.
Closed from November 6th to 30th, 2023.



HI Hilda Creek

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

Not Eligible for Wilderness Season Pass overnights

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.

Seasonal Closures
Closed from October 10th, 2022 to November 10th, 2022.
Closed from April 10th to April 20th, 2023.
Closed from October 9th, 2023 to November 9th, 2023.



HI Kananaskis

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 October 10th to November 10th, 2022.
Closed on Wednesdays in April 2023.
Closed from April 10th to 20th, 2023.
Closed from November 6th to 30th, 2023.



HI Maligne Canyon

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

Winter Seasons
Thanksgiving to late April: closed.



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.

Seasonal Closures
Closed from October 10th, 2022 to November 10th 2022.
Closed from April 17th, 2023 to April 27th, 2023
Closed from October 9th, 2023 to November 9th, 2023



HI Mount Edith Cavell

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

Winter Seasons
Thanksgiving to early 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.

Seasonal Closures
Closed from October 10th, 2022 to November 10th, 2022.
Closed from April 10th to April 20th, 2023.
Closed from October 9th, 2023 to November 9th, 2023.



HI Yoho National Park, Whiskey Jack

Not bookable until further notice.