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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 population 200, in addition to hosting the Yoho Park administration building and a number of quaint gift shops, restaurants, and small accommodations.

Get in[edit]

Field is located a 2.5 hour drive west of Calgary along the Trans-Canada Highway through Banff National Park, passing Banff and Lake Louise along the way. Field can also be reached along the TCH from Vancouver to the west.

Get around[edit]


Spiral Tunnel - located about 10 minutes from the small town of field. Catch the Trans-Canada train spiraling through the mountain around 2PM.

Takakkaw Falls - the third tallest waterfall in Canada 45 minutes from Field.




  • Truffle Pigs Cafe.
  • Kicking Horse Lodge Restaurant.
  • Cathedral Mountain Lodge.
  • Emerald Lake Lodge & Cilantro's.
  • Chercher La Vache Cafe, 316 Steven Ave, +1-250-343-6336. 8am-late, kitchen closes at 9pm. A great little cafe with amazing food. Some nights have live music. Has free wireless Internet and a patio. Doubles as the coffee shop, corner store, liquor store and souvenir shop. Many of the staff speak French.


Have a drink in the sunshine on the patio at the Truffle Pigs Cafe or Kicking Horse Lodge.


Go next[edit]

Routes through Field
KamloopsGolden  W TCH-1 (BC).svg E  Lake Louise (in Banff NP) → Banff

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