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Jasper National Park

Closures and Warnings in Jasper

December 21, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.

Important Bulletins 

  • Prohibition of travel: By any custodial group in avalanche terrain described by the Avalanche Terrain Exposure Scale (ATES) as class 2 and 3. Learn more
  • Access Prohibited: Winter habitat for the Maligne and Brazeau caribou herd. Learn more 
  • Access Prohibited: Winter habitat of the A La Peche caribou herd. Learn more 
  • Access Prohibited: Winter habitat of the Tonquin caribou herd. Learn more


Road Condition Report  

  • View the list of infrastructure improvements.
  • Seasonal Road Closures:
    • Miette Road is now closed for the season (October 13, 2015)
    • Cavell Road is now closed for the season (October 15, 2015)
    • Geraldine Lakes Road is now closed for the season (October 20, 2015)
    • Celestine Lake Road is now closed for the season (October 27, 2015)
    • Toe of the Glacier Road is now closed for the season (November 3, 2015)


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!