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Jasper National Park

Backcountry Trips

NEW!
Jasper National Park Backcountry Guide (Large PDF, 5160 KB)
Backcountry Guide in Jasper National Park 2013

With more than 1000 kilometres of trails and routes to choose from, backcountry camping is a great way to experience the rugged and untamed wilderness of Jasper National Park.

These pages will help you plan a hike that is exciting, safe, and low impact. 

Download a printable version of the ''Backcountry Guide'' (Large PDF, 5160 Kb)

To view or download other guides and brochures of Jasper National Park, visit our NEW brochure page!






Maps 
  • Jasper National Park Backcountry Map

Permits and reservations 

  • Backcountry campground vacancy report 
  • Backcountry camping permits
  • Reservations
  • Fees

Trails and trip ideas 

  • Trip ideas and itineraries
  • Backcountry huts and lodges
  • Guides and outfitters
  • Mountain biking
  • Travelling with horses
  • Climbing and mountaineering
  • Ski touring

Planning your trip 

  • What to expect
  • What to expect checklist
  • When to go
  • Information sources
  • Maps and guidebooks
  • Weather
  • Transportation
  • Trip planning checklist
  • Equipment checklist - summer
  • Equipment checklist - winter

Protecting the Park 

  • Managing our use
  • Share the trail
  • Leave no trace Canada - Outdoor Ethics

Backcountry safety 

  • Playing it Safe
  • Voluntary Safety Registrations
  • Bear & People - Safe travel in bear country
  • Backcountry hazards

Reports 

  • Backcountry campground vacancy report
  • Trail report
  • Weather forecast
  • Bear update
  • Road report 
  • Avalanche bulletin 

Video

YouTube    Watch the video in HD on YouTube

Good Days and Bad Days - The backcountry wardens of Jasper National Park