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Field is a town of approximately 300 people located in the Kicking Horse River Valley of southeastern British Columbia within the confines of Yoho National Park. Field was established during the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway as a locomotive depot for pusher engines required to help trains over the nearby Field Hill and Big Hill.
Wondering where to stay? Lodging options in the town are mainly limited to Bed and Breakfast type accommodations, though there are a few nearby campgrounds and RV parks. If you are travelling in the area, Field is located close to Nicholson, Balfour Pass, Hatch Creek, Sharp Glacier and Luellen Lake.
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The town was given its name by the CPR in December 1884 to honour American businessman Cyrus West Field, who was instrumental in establishing trans-atlantic telegraph service.
Field is 27 km west of Lake Louise along the Trans-Canada Highway, the only access to Field. The visitor centre for Yoho National Park is located in Field. Those wishing to visit the area surrounding Lake O'Hara cannot do so in person, but must use the telephone reservation system. The phone number is 250.343.6433 and it is possible to make reservations March through September. Because of the increased popularity of Lake O'Hara, reservations should be made up to 3 months in advance, although a limited number of 24 hour spots are available.
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- Longitude: -116°29'11.49
- Latitude: 51°23'44.192
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