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Jasper National Park

Backcountry Camping

Backcountry camping in Jasper National Park © L. Neufeld

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. The park offers something for everyone, from easy, one-night escapes to 10-day adventures.

New! You can now book your backcountry experience online!
Reservations are available for all of 2016 beginning January 28, 2016. Reserve your backcountry camping permit:





Campsite
Trails and trip ideas
              • Suggested itineraries
              • Backcountry huts and lodges
              • Mountain biking
              • Guides and outfitters
              • Random camping
              • Climbing, moutaineering and glacier travel



Trailhead kiosk

Exploring the backcountry

              • What to expect
              • When to go
              • Checklists



Coronet campsite on Maligne Lake

Backcountry safety

              • Hazards
              • Weather
              • Wildlife




Hiking the Skyline trail

Protecting the park

              • Managing our use
              • Share the trails
              • Leave no trace




Jasper National Park Backcountry Map


Jasper National Park Backcountry Map

Jasper National Park Backcountry Map (PDF 4.90 Mb)