Burgess Shale, Yoho National Park

4.8
#5 of 31 in Trails in Kootenay Rockies
Burgess Shale is located in Yoho National Park. Work out when and for how long to visit Burgess Shale and other Yoho National Park attractions using our handy Yoho National Park trip app.
Create an itinerary including Burgess Shale
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Burgess Shale Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0
46 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Kelsey was our delightful and entertaining guide on September 8, 2019. Not having much interest or background in geology or paleontology, I was somewhat skeptical about spending 10+ hours hiking in...  more »
  • My husband and I hiked to the Walcott Quarry on July 30th with Parks Canada. Our guide was Vickie, with her patient and able assistant Ella. Vickie did a great job providing information and...  more »
  • Build a plan

    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it

    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package

    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!

    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Popular things to do in Yoho National Park

4.8
Duration:2 h
4.9
Duration:8 h
4.8
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.9
Duration:2 h

Nature in Yoho National Park

4.4
Duration:2 h
2.8
Duration:8 h
4.7
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.8
Duration:2 h

Nearby attractions in Yoho National Park

Hidden gems in Yoho National Park

4.6
Duration:2 h
4.2
Duration:2 h
1.7
Duration:2 h

Side trips from Yoho National Park

4.7
Duration:2 h

Trails in Yoho National Park

4.8
Duration:2 h