Welcome to Field, BC

Offering breathtaking mountain scenery, plentiful wildlife, comfortable accommodations, and world-class outdoor recreation, the townsite of Field, British Columbia is the cozy alternative for those seeking small-town charm and big-time adventure in the heights of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Nestled just west of the continental divide within Yoho National Park, Field is a scenic 2 ½ hour drive from Calgary, Alberta. The Trans-Canada Highway takes you from the prairies to the peaks as you travel through Banff National Park, passing Lake Louise on your way to Field.

Winter Thrills in Canada's Rocky Mountains

Enveloped in a cold mist, Mt. Stephen towers over the village of Field.
Enveloped in a cold mist, Mt. Stephen towers over the village of Field.

The winter months bring with them a deep blanket of snow that covers the Rocky Mountains in a rich peacefulness. Field is an ideal starting point to enjoy the winter playground that the mountains offer. Perfectly situated between two internationally renowned ski resorts, the legendary Lake Louise and the powder paradise at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort in Golden, BC. Rise and shine in Field, check the snow reports, and get an early start at the mountain with the most powder!

Yoho National Park also boasts an incredible network of cross country ski trails that start right from the townsite of Field. Snowshoeing and dog sledding are also popular ways of enjoying the snow near Field. Lastly, the Field and Yoho Valleys are host to a variety of world class ice climbing routes, making Field a major destination for ice climbers from around the globe.

Outdoor Adventure in Yoho National Park

In the summer, get back to nature with unequalled backcountry hiking and camping, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing. Scramble to the summit of a mountain peak. Get the adrenaline pumping with access to an abundance of rock climbing and bouldering, fantastic whitewater rafting, and the best cross-country and downhill mountain biking trail networks in the Rockies. Hike Lake O'Hara's extensive network of sub-alpine trails, wildflower-carpeted alpine meadows, and vividly coloured glacier-carved lakes. Spectacular waterfalls, rugged rock formations, and wildlife abound in seemingly-unending forest surroundings that truly feel alive. Field BC puts you in the middle of outdoor adventure at its best.

Yoho: A Brilliant Setting For Discovery

Year round, enjoy clean air, majestic mountain panoramas, and wild rivers and lakes featuring an artist's colour palette ranging from crystal-clear to emerald and turquoise.

Boasting a rich human and natural history, the Field townsite and Yoho National Park are a goldmine for enthusiasts of the Canadian Pacific Railway and the ingenious Spiral Tunnels, early explorers of the Rocky Mountains, and people with a fascination for the prehistoric lessons offered by well-preserved fossils of ancient marine life at the world-famous Burgess Shale fossil beds.

Stay Awhile in Yoho National Park

Small town charm and mountain-sized adventures await right at your doorstep, and there's plenty of comfy bed and breakfast-style lodging in Field.

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