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Jasper National Park

Closures and Warnings in Jasper

September 1, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.

Important Bulletins 

© Parks Canada / R. Bray
  • Warning: Bear frequenting the area - Skyline Trail and Campgrounds. Learn more
  • Warning: The elk rutting season has begun. Learn more
  • Warning: Grizzly bears frequenting the area - Opal Hills. Learn more
  • Warning: Grizzly bears frequenting the area - Bald Hills. Learn more
  • Notice of prohibition: Area around the Cavell glacial tarn and outlet stream. Learn more
  • Warning: Bear Warning - South Boundary Trail. Learn more
  • Warning: Grizzly bears frequenting the area - Astoria Trail, Portal Trail, and Cavell Meadows area.
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  • Warning: Grizzly and black bears frequenting the Golf Course area - Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.
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Road Condition Report  


Trails Conditions Report

  • Trail Designations for horses and bikes: Horses and bike riders are asked to remain on the signed, official trail network in the park (November 2012) Learn more
  • Pyramid, lower slopes of Signal Mountain, and Maligne priority wildlife movement corridors: Area closed to all human use (October 2012) Learn more
  • Area Closed to Dogs: Maligne Pass, Skyline Trail, Bald Hills and Opal Hills. Learn more
  • Area Closed to Dogs: Tonquin Valley Area, Verdant Pass and Whistler Creek, Cavell Meadows Trail. Learn more
  • Area Closed to Dogs: Jonas Creek and Poboktan Creek Area. Learn more


Travelling through the Mountain Parks?

Make sure you check Banff, Yoho and Kootenay national parks closures and warnings that may affect you’re planning.

Please respect all localized closures and enjoy your visit to the park!