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Kicking Horse Campground (Parks Canada)

Yoho National Park, British Columbia

Yoho Valley Rd
Yoho National Park, British Columbia V0A 1G0
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 88
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 51.42316
Longitude: -116.43508

Elevation: 4183' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • Phone Phone yes
  • Water Water no
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen yes
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room ?
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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2 Reviews

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Review Count: 36
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $1.00
Overall Rating:

There was a fast raging river right next to the site which was probably dangerous but neat to listen to. The campground is rustic yet pretty. The restrooms were not very clean and overused. There were a lot of folks from Europe at this campground in rented RV's. I didn't find them to be very friendly and they had very different attitudes about bathroom etiquette and cleanliness. Not a lot of following the "Golden Rule" going on at Kicking Horse. We were smoked like sausages by the folks in the rented RV in the site next to us. The campground filled so we couldn't move, and they wouldn't stop burning smokey wet wood. Cough! We camped at Kicking Horse Campground (Parks Canada) in a Travel Trailer.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tips for other Campers:

Get provisions before you get to the National Park (little stores and restaurants are pricey). Visit Emerald Lake and walk the loop. Lake Louise was pretty but very touristy; saw a Clark's Nutcracker in the parking lot. The passes of the Yoho hadn't opened for the season yet, so no fossils for us.

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Review Count: 48
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $27.00
Overall Rating:

Simply an excellent spot in world class scenery. You can't help but lift your eyes at the towering mountains. You have to pay $19 for a National Park entrance fee in addition to the campground fee but we felt it was more than worth it. The town of Field is about 8km away and it is worth a look. The trail up to the Spiral Tunnels is great also. This is dry camping but there is a sani station located on the road into the park. I highly recommend this campsite. We camped at Kicking Horse Campground (Parks Canada) in a Travel Trailer.

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