Jasper National Park

Visit the world's second largest dark sky preserve in the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies! Known for its abundant wildlife and extensive trail network; visitors from all over the world travel here to experience this very special place.

Part of UNESCO's Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site, find your connection to this very special place. Discover one or all of our five spectacular regions, explore our extensive trail network, or visit our famous red chair locations. (Hint: the winter months are pretty spectacular!)

Jasper National Park is closed. An Evacuation Order has been issued for the Town of Jasper

Everyone in Jasper must evacuate now. Take Highway 16 towards British Columbia.

Alberta Emergency Alerts.

Utopia Wildfire

An area closure is in effect for Miette Hot Springs area and Fiddle River Valley to ensure public safety and facilitate Parks Canada operations to respond to a wildfire.

Summer in Jasper National Park

Find your connection to this special place by exploring one or all of our five spectacular regions.

Trail conditions

Avoid surprises before heading out on Parks Canada trails.

Wildlife safety

Learn how to respect wildlife with these safety tips.

Fire information and updates

Stay informed on the current fire danger status and regulations.

Safety and guidelines

You can reduce the impact of an unfortunate circumstance by being well informed and well prepared.

Visitor use management survey

Jasper National Park is launching the development of a Visitor Use Management Plan to adapt to increasing visitation in the park. We want your feedback!

Visiting Jasper National Park

Activities and experiences

Things to do, trails, programs, itineraries, Palisades Centre, and red chairs.

Plan your visit

How to get here, fees, facilities and services, meeting and event rentals, accessibility, and maps and brochures.

Camping and overnight accommodations

Campgrounds, and Parks Canada and commercial accommodations.


Where and how to buy your park pass, and discovery pass.

Safety and guidelines

Important bulletins, trail conditions, weather and avalanche conditions, seasonal safety, park regulations.


Visitor fees, camping, fishing, and more. Free admission for youth.

About Jasper National Park

Indigenous connections

Culture and connections, working together, partners and cultural use.

Stewardship and management

Plans, reports, permits and licenses, realty and municipal services, jobs, partners, and more.

Permits and licences

Development and building permits, business licences, special event permits, commercial film and travel media, and more.

Nature and science

Conservation and science, animals, plants, the environment, and research.

How to get here

Contact us

Phone number: 780-852-6176
Email address: jasperinfo@pc.gc.ca

PO Box 10.
Jasper, AB T0E 1E0

Hours of operation

Open year-round
Our peak visitor season is from June through August.
Complete schedule


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Yoho National Park

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Take a self-guided audio tour, meet costumed interpreters, witness a world-famous chicken race and delight your taste buds at the Home Stretch Diner.

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