The Glacier Skywalk opened on May 1, 2014. The Brewster Travel Canada attraction, located 5 minutes from the Columbia Icefields Centre, provides visitors with an opportunity to view the park's wilderness "for the edge" and learn about the area's ecological and cultural heritage from a glass floored observation platform, at 280 metres above the valley bottom.
Government of Canada announces decision on Glacier Skywalk proposal environmental assessment
JASPER NATIONAL PARK, ALBERTA, February 09, 2012 - Today, the Honourable Peter Kent, Canada's Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, announced the decision to move forward with negotiations with Brewster Travel Canada's proposal for a Glacier Skywalk project on the Icefields Parkway in Jasper National Park. The Glacier Skywalk project will be subject to mitigation measures identified through the environmental assessment process.
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