HI-Mosquito Creek (Banff, Lake Louise)
Wilderness Hostel

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HI-Mosquito Creek
Highway 93
Banff National Park, Alberta T1L1B3

For Reservation:
1.866.762.4122 (Toll Free)
1.778.328.2215 (Central Reservations)

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Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park

HI-Mosquito Creek Wilderness Hostel is located 29 km north of Lake Louise and 6 km south of Crowfoot Glacier on the Icefields Parkway in the geographic middle of Banff National Park at 6500 ft/1815m. 


This is a back-to-nature wilderness experience away from the crowds, the shops and the bars of the town centres. No Phone, No Electricity, No Showers and Outhouse toilets.

Private and Shared Rooms.

HI-Mosquito Creek Wilderness Hostel is a favourite for families, school groups and independent travellers. This popular hostel has simple and safe lodgings, inviting personable atmosphere in which even the shyest of travellers will find themselves sharing the kitchen, sauna, campfire or travel stories with other adventurers well into the evening.

Outdoor Enthusiasts.

Adventure surrounds the hostel in every season, take delight in long summer days to appreciate the hiking, cycling, climbing and scrambling. Revel in a proper Canadian winter by participating in local cross country skiing, snowshoeing and ice climbing.

Want to Camp? Why not Hostel?

If you enjoy camping but don't have the gear or you'd much rather be warm and dry, you really should give HI-Mosquito Creek Wilderness Hostel a try. Fully equipped kitchens, clean and safe from wildlife especially bears.

Reservations and Cancellations.

A credit card is needed when making reservations. Due to the lack of direct/reliable communication with the hostel, the Central Reservation Office is not able to make same day arrival reservations. Book ahead to avoid any disappointment as this smaller hostel is very popular both in winter and summer. 48 hours is required when cancelling individual reservations, please contact Central Reservations for more information.

Unique Accessibility.

Due to its wilderness location, accessibility for the physically disabled is challenging please contact us for further details.