Yoho National Park
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The Canadian Rocky Mountains is the location of the smallest of the four adjacent national parks in Canada – the Yoho National Park. The name of the park was derived from the Cree word Yoho which means awe and wonder. At just 1,313 square kilometers, the park is the smallest of the four parks that include Kootenay National Park, Banff National Park and Jasper National Park.
The park was established in 1886 after Prime Minister John A. Macdonald and his wife Agnes went to the Rockies to see then newly completed Transcontinental Railroad. It became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984.
Yoho National Park is home to several types of animals including hummingbirds, marmots, goats, moose, bears, elks, badgers and many more. The park also features several mountains such as Mount Burgess, Mounts Stephen, The President, The Vice President, Mount Goodsir and Mount Balfour. Two waterfalls – Takakkaw Falls and Wapta Falls – can also be found within the premises.
This is the only park listed in Field. There's also one attraction listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Yoho National Park on the map above. If you need any other information on Yoho National Park that is not listed here, please call (250) 343-6783.
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Nearby Nature Attractions
Following is a list of other nature attractions found within few miles of Yoho National Park. You may also view all nature attractions in Field, British Columbia.
Kicking Horse Campground,
Wapta Falls Trailhead
Kootenay National Park,
Columbia-Shuswap, Subd. A
Golden Municipal Campground,