Jasper National Park

Restricted Activity: Unmanned air vehicles in Jasper National Park

Issued: December 28, 2023

Ends: December 31, 2024

Effective date

January 1 to December 31


Pursuant to Section 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, and notwithstanding Transport Canada Guidelines for operating Unmanned Air Vehicles, the launching, landing, or use of a UAV is prohibited except with written authorization from the Superintendent.

For the purposes of this order, a UAV is any powered device capable of sustained flight, which is controlled remotely or is self-operating, and does not carry passengers. This includes but is not limited to air or balloon drones, aeroplanes, quadcopters, rotorcraft or similar devices.


Throughout Jasper National Park.


To reduce disturbance to visitors and wildlife, and for safety of aircraft used in park operations.


Violators may be charged under the National Park General Regulations: maximum penalty $25 000.

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