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Jasper National Park

December 2014 - April 2015

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Park Interpreters help you discover the park in a new light, or darkness, as the case may be. All programs are free. Look for our flag.

© R. Bray


December 2014

December 27 and 28: Puzzled about Caribou? (Species at Risk)
11 AM – 1 PM in the Caribou Chalet at Marmot Basin (no lift ticket required)

December 27: Moon Viewing Session
7-9 PM, in town at the Old Firehall

December 29 to 31 and January 2: Wildlife Trail Camera Safari
Meet at 1 PM at 6th Bridge (parking lot #8) before Maligne Canyon.

December 31: New Year’s Eve, Astronomy on the Island
Moon Viewing, 7-9 PM on Pyramid Island. Dress warm!


January 2015

January 3 and 4: Puzzled about Caribou? (Species at Risk)
11 AM – 1 PM in the Caribou Chalet at Marmot Basin (no lift ticket required)

January 17:
Jasper in January: Winterstruck
Fire Starting from scratch, bannock bake and much more. Join us at Pyramid Lake any time between 11 AM and 3 PM.

January 24:
Jasper in January: Street Party
Caribou and Dark Sky activities. Fun for the whole family between 6 and 9:30 PM on Patricia Street behind the Jasper Park Information Centre

Saturdays, January 24 and 31, and Sundays, January 25 and February 1: Wildlife Trail Camera Safari 
Meet at 1 PM at the totem pole in town where we will arrange car-pooling to the trailhead.
From high tech gadgets to good old tracking skills, this program explores the world of wildlife research in Jasper National Park. Hit the trail with a park interpreter for an easy 2-km hike. We'll be outside for two hours so be sure to dress warm!


February 2015

February 15: Flag Day Activity
Join us at 1 PM as we snowshoe pack a giant Canadian Flag on Patricia Lake. Snowshoes provided

February 16:
Family Day Guided Hikes – Wildlife Trail Camera Safari
Meet at 10 AM and 1 PM at 6th Bridge (parking lot #8) before Maligne Canyon.


March and April 2015

March 28: Moon Viewing
10-12 PM, in town at the Old Firehall

March 28 and 29: Puzzled about Caribou? (Species at Risk)
11 AM – 1 PM in the Caribou Chalet at Marmot Basin (no lift ticket required)

March 30 to April 2:
Wildlife Trail Camera Safari
Hikes start at 1 and 6 PM from 6th Bridge (parking lot #8) below Maligne Canyon.

April 4:
Total Lunar Eclipse Viewing
Join us between 4 and 6 AM (moon will set during eclipse) at Athabasca Lookout next to Maligne Canyon

April 4 and 5:
Puzzled about Caribou? (Species at Risk)
11 AM – 1 PM in the Caribou Chalet at Marmot Basin (no lift ticket required)


Other Learning Experiences


Contact Information

Email: brian.catto@pc.gc.ca
Phone: 780-931-7200

Every once in a while a special opportunity presents itself that’s just too good to pass up. When it does we’ll add an extra program to the schedule and advertise it here.