Camping in Jasper
oTENTik. Better than tenting? You be the judge. © Parks Canada / R. Bray
Jasper is a year-round camping destination and can accommodate anything from a one-person bivy tent to a 39 foot motorhome, and everything in between.
At all campgrounds, firewood is included with the purchase of a fire permit, bear proof lockers are offered for safe food storage, and log cookhouses are available in case the weather isn’t cooperating.
To maintain the family-friendly atmosphere that attracts millions here every year, quiet hours, including a liquor and fire curfew, are enforced by park wardens between 11pm and 7am.
Whether you’re looking for a quiet spot in the forest, or a sunny family atmosphere close to town, Jasper has a campsite with your name on it.
2015 Parks Canada Reservation Service
You can reserve Whistlers, Wapiti, Wabasso and Pocahontas campgrounds on-line at www.reservation.parkscanada.gc.ca or by telephone at 1-877-RESERVE (1-877-737-3783). All other roadside campgrounds operate on a first-come, first-served basis.
For backcountry campsites, please check the campsite availability report and call the Trail Office at 780-852-6177 to make a booking. Visit pc.gc.ca/jasperbackcountry for further information on backcountry camping.
Note: Demand is heaviest from June through September, with July and August being the busiest. Arrive early - unless reserved, sites are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
Jasper also has hotels, hostels and home accommodations to make your stay as comfortable as possible.