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HI Kananaskis Wilderness Hostel

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HI Kananaskis

Wilderness Hostel

HI Kananaskis Wilderness Hostel

1 Ribbon Creek Road
Kananaskis, Alberta

Kananaskis Country is wedged between Calgary and Banff National Park in the foothills of the Rockies. HI Kananaskis is one of Alberta's nine wilderness hostels, but it has indoor plumbing and electricity so it's a great way to ease yourself into an off-the-grid experience surrounded by nature and adventure.

  • Stargaze on a clear night
  • Quick wilderness getaway from the city
  • Rustic getaway with all the perks
Useful Info

Check-in: 17:00 - 22:00 (May to September) & 17:00 - 21:00 (October to April). Late arrivals cannot be accommodated.

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Help lighten our laundry load! Feel free to bring your own towel.


  • Free parking
    Free parking
  • Laundry room
    Laundry room
  • Kitchen
  • Free Coffee
    Free Coffee
  • Linens provided
    Linens provided
All Amenities & Facilities

A glimpse of the hostel

HI Kananaskis
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Shared Room
Private Room
HI Kananaskis, Alberta

Rooms & Beds

Private Rooms

Private Room

After an active day outdoors, sleep in peace in our private rooms with one double bed and a single bed above. Ideal for small families or groups. Sleeps 3.

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Shared Rooms

14-Bed Room

Dive back into your summer camp days in our women-only or men-only 14-bed shared rooms. Shared washrooms nearby.

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Group Bookings

Located in beautiful Kananaskis Country, this hostel offers a superb setting for groups of up to 41 people who are seeking a rustic wilderness experience with the added perks of sleeping indoors and waking up to hot showers. Enjoy the hostel's outdoor volleyball court, fireplace and fire pit.

Groups Information

Our family likes to book all three private rooms when we stay here and spend the weekend skiing, skating and snowshoeing around Kananaskis Village.

Tanya Koob, Family Adventures in the Canadian Rockies

Pretty fabulous for a hostel. Right by Kananaskis Village. We stayed here the night before a long hike/run on the Northover Ridge Loop. Late July is the off-season for this hostel, so it was pretty quiet with a few friendly guests.

What a great wilderness hostel! Private rooms available. And excellent for groups. This HI location is well managed and well maintained.

Claude Faerden

My niece had her wedding at this hostel. I have to say I am completely impressed at this place. It was not only clean, but larger than I expected. The pictures in the website do not do it justice. The scenery is breathtaking.

Kelli Stewart

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