Takakkaw Falls Campground is located at the top of the Yoho Valley Road in Yoho National Park.
This walk-in campground features spectacular panoramic vistas amid the splendor & roar of Takakkaw Falls. It is the gateway to the Little Yoho Valley & is the main trailhead for Laughing Falls, Twin Falls, Ice Line, Whaleback & Yoho Glacier Trails. It offers a unique sub-alpine wilderness experience, yet is easily accessible.
This campground operates from June to October on a first-come, first served policy.
A National Parks pass is required.
What to See and Do:
Summer: Hiking, backpacking, camping, sightseeing, picnicking, rafting, paddling, cycling, climbing, fishing. Wildlife viewing – black bears, elk, deer, moose, mountain goats, pikas, coyotes, wolves, owls, snowshoe hares, marmots, ground squirrels, summer birds including bald and golden eagles, songbirds, ducks, geese and hawks.
Fall: Late season hiking and backpacking until early October, larch viewing/hiking at Lake O’Hara, sightseeing and nature walks at low elevations. Wildlife viewing – black and grizzly bears, elk (in rut), deer, moose, coyotes, wolves, owls, snowshoe hares, migratory birds.
Winter: Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sightseeing, ice climbing. Wildlife viewing – elk, deer, moose, coyotes, chickadees, dippers, grosbeaks.
Spring: Late season ski touring and snowshoeing, sightseeing, bird watching, nature walks at low elevations and in the western part of the park. Wildlife viewing – black and grizzly bears, elk, deer, moose, mountain goats, coyotes, wolves, owls, migratory birds including bald and golden eagles, harlequin ducks, songbirds and hawks.