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Jasper National Park

Closures and Warnings in Jasper

April 23, 2015 at 9:45 am 

Jasper National Park is currently experiencing important warnings and closures that may affect your travels.  

Cavell Bridge gets a facelift this spring!


Important Bulletins 

  • Area Closed for Grizzly bear trapping: within 100 metres of the Medicine Lake Pit. Learn more
  • Area Closed for Grizzly bear trapping: within 100 metres around the Watchtower Trailhead parking lot. Learn more
  • Notice of Prohibition: Prohibition of Travel by custodial Groups in class 2 and 3 avalanche terrain. Learn more 


Road Condition Report

  • Celestine Lake Road: Seasonal winter closure (October 15, 2014)
  • Moab Lake Road: Seasonal winter closure (October 15, 2014)
  • Toe of the Glacier Road: Seasonal winter closure (October 15, 2014)
  • Geraldine Road: Seasonal winter closure (October 14, 2014)
  • Miette Road: Seasonal winter closure (October 14, 2014) 
  • Cavell Road: CLOSED 

Cavell Bridge Gets a Facelift This Spring!
As the snow melts on the mountains and you gear up for hiking season in the valley, Parks Canada will be busy replacing the Cavell Bridge on the scenic Cavell Road. The construction will take place from May 15 to June 25, 2015, at which time both the road and the bridge will open. For other scenic mountain drives, take the Maligne Valley road or the road to Miette Hot Springs and keep your eyes sharp for bears, bighorn sheep and other dramatic mountain vistas.


Trails Conditions Report

  • Voluntary Trail Restriction - Trail 7 between the junction of trail 7b and trail 7e: To restore critical wildlife travel corridor. Learn More
  • 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!