Length: 6.2 kmHiking time: 2.5 hoursElevation: 165 mTrailhead: Parking lot on the north side of the Trans-Canada Highway, 11 km east of Field, B.C. across from Wapta Lake. (map)
Habitat: Typical Rocky Mountain forest with avalanche debris at the lake. Part of an important wildlife corridor. Description: A moderate, forested hike to a glacial lake rimmed with thick vegetation and avalanche debris.
Length: 8.8 kmHiking time: 3 hoursElevation: 125 mTrailhead: Takakkaw Falls parking lot, 17 km east of Field via the Trans-Canada Highway and Yoho Valley Road. Note: Yoho Valley Road is open seasonally from mid-June through mid-October. Due to tight switchbacks, RVs and trailers are not permitted. (map)
Habitat: Typical Yoho forest with moist groundcover. Watch for the very large fallen tree en route.Description: A forested trail to a waterfall at the confluence of the Yoho and Little Yoho Rivers.
Backpacking: This trail leads to the Laughing Falls backcountry campround and is an access point for popular multiday backpacking routes.