Located 56 mi north of Lake Louise in a wilderness setting, this hostel features a common kitchen. Snowshoes are provided for guest use. Ice climbing opportunities surround this property. Wooden furnishings and natural daylight are offered in all dormitory rooms at HI Rampart Creek Hostel. Shared bathroom facilities are provided. Linen is included. HI Rampart Creek Hostel provides no electricity to ensure a rustic experience. Guests can relax in the shared lounge or by the outdoor fire pit after a day’s hiking and wildlife viewing. Jasper is 2 hours’ drive from this hotel. Banff is 91 mi away. This is a back-to-basics wilderness hostel - with no showers and no flush toilets. Like all the wilderness hostels, the emphasis here is on experiencing the Rockies on their own terms.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Hostelling International
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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Free Parking Available On Site


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Value for money
High score for Saskatchewan River Crossing
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  • Eliska
    Czech Republic Czech Republic
    I had a wonderful time experiencing this wilderness hostel. The place and surroundings is beautiful and very well equipped.
  • Andrew
    Canada Canada
    Pristine nature around, accommodating staff, sauna, and ice-cold creek nearby
  • Jeroen
    Netherlands Netherlands
    Cozy environment. Well equipped kitchen. Bunk beds were good. All very clean, including the outhouses. Would have loved to stay a bit longer.

Area info

Amenities of HI Rampart Creek - Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Mountain view
  • View
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Hiking
No internet access available.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Sauna
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French

    House rules

    HI Rampart Creek - Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


    From 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children over 6 are welcome.

    Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 6 and up are allowed)


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa HI Rampart Creek - Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Please note that HI/YHA discounts are not available to members as part of this booking.

    Special policies apply for group stays of 10 or more people and different terms and conditions will apply.

    For the safety and comfort of all guests, children 12 and under are accommodated in private rooms only. Children aged 13 to 17 who stay in shared dorm rooms must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

    Please contact the hostel directly for exemptions to the hostel age policy.

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

    FAQs about HI Rampart Creek - Hostel

    • HI Rampart Creek - Hostel is 6.8 miles from the center of Saskatchewan River Crossing. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • HI Rampart Creek - Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Sauna
      • Hiking

    • The prices at HI Rampart Creek - Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Check-in at HI Rampart Creek - Hostel is from 5:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.