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Field is a cozy mountain village located in Yoho National Park within the Canadian Rockies in Canada.

Mount Field

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.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

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.

Get around[edit]


  • 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.
Takakkaw Falls
  • 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. Takakkaw Falls (Q572771) on Wikidata Takakkaw Falls on Wikipedia




View from the footbridge at Yoho
  • 1 Truffle Pigs Cafe, 100 Centre St, +1 250-343-6303. Daily 11AM-11PM, no food service after 9PM.
  • 2 The Siding Cafe, 318 Stephen Ave, +1 250-343-6002. 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, +1 250-343-6303. 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

Go next[edit]

Routes through Field
KamloopsGolden  W  E  Lake Louise (in Banff NP) → Banff

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