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Field [2] is a cozy mountain village located in Yoho National Park within the Canadian Rockies in Canada.

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]

See[edit][add listing]

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.

Do[edit][add listing]

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • The Velvet Antler Pottery Shop, +1 250 343-6456, [email protected], [3]. Handmade Stoneware and Porcelain.
Kathryn and Ryan Cameron working in their studio gallery

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Truffle Pigs Cafe, [4]
  • Kicking Horse Lodge Restaurant [5]
  • 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.  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

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

Sleep[edit][add listing]

The Kicking Horse Lodge and Mount Dennis on a sunny day in Field
  • Kicking Horse Lodge, 100 Centre, +1 250 343-6303, Toll-free: +1 800 659-4944, [email protected], [6].
  • Alpine Guesthouse, 313 2nd Ave., +1 250 343-6878, [7].
  • The Bear's Den Guesthouse, +1 250 343-6439, [8].
  • The Old Church Guesthouse, +1 250 343-6345, Fax: +1 250 343-6388, [9].
  • Canadian Rockies Inn, 308 Stephen Ave, +1 250 343-6046, [1]. checkin: 4PM; checkout: 11AM. Canadian Rockies Inn, your home away from home in the heart of the Canadian rockies. Low season $131.25, high season $194.25.  edit

Get out[edit]

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

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