The town served as a base for workers on the Canadian Pacific Railway in its early days, and now hosts a small community of about 170, in addition to hosting the Yoho Park administration building and a number of quaint gift shops, restaurants, and small accommodations.
Field is a 2.5 hour drive west of Calgary along Highway 1 (Trans-Canada Highway) through Banff National Park, passing Banff and Lake Louise along the way. Field can also be reached along the Highway 1 from Vancouver to the west.
- 1 Spiral Tunnels. About 10 minutes from the small town of Field. Catch the Trans-Canada train spiralling through the mountain around 2PM from the viewpoint alongside Highway 1.
- 2 Takakkaw Falls, Yoho Valley Road (east of Field). The second tallest waterfall in Canada, 45 minutes from Field in Yoho National Park. The falls are a short walk from the carpark.
- Yoho National Park. Enjoy the park, which surrounds Field.
- 1 The Velvet Antler Pottery Shop, 314 Stephen Ave, ☏ , firstname.lastname@example.org. Artist-owned gallery and atelier of pottery. Handmade stoneware and porcelain.
- 1 Truffle Pigs Cafe, 100 Centre St, ☏ . Daily 11AM-11PM, no food service after 9PM.
- 2 The Siding Cafe, 318 Stephen Ave, ☏ . Daily 11 AM - 6 PM. A great little cafe with amazing food. Has a patio. Doubles as the coffee shop, corner store, liquor store and souvenir shop.
- Truffle Pigs Cafe, 100 Center St, ☏ . Daily 11AM-11PM, no food service after 9PM. Have a drink in the sunshine on the patio. See listing under Eat.
Further options are within Yoho National Park
- 1 Truffle Pigs Lodge, 100 Center St, ☏ .
- 2 The Bear's Den Guesthouse, 414 1st Ave, ☏ .
- 3 Canadian Rockies Inn, 308 Stephen Ave, ☏ . Check-in: 4PM, check-out: 11AM. Low season $131.25, high season $194.25.
|Routes through Field|
|Kamloops ← Golden ←||W E||→ Lake Louise (in Banff NP) → Banff|