The winter months are pretty incredible! With countless activities, we encourage you to venture beyond to Jasper during this time of year. Spring comes early in Jasper and it’s a great time of year for skiing and wildlife viewing. The summer months are our busiest–where we can see over a million visitors in just a few months. The fall is a great time to travel to Jasper, the town is much quieter and the fall colours are absolutely brilliant (and can be the best time of year for hiking and biking).

Jasper Information Centre National Historic Site

Information Centre and Backcountry Trail Office
Located at 500 Connaught Drive
Information Centre: Tel - 780-852-6176
Backcountry Trail Office: Tel - 780-852-6177

When the Information Centre is closed, recorded information on campgrounds, hotels, weather and avalanche conditions is still available to you by calling the numbers above.

Information Centre Hours of Operation 2017-2018

Date Hours
September 12, 2016 to May 18, 2017
9 am to 5 pm
May 19, 2017 to October 9, 2017
8 am to 8 pm
October 10, 2017 to May 17, 2018
9 am to 5 pm
Closed December 25, 26 and January 1
 Closed

The Parks Canada information desk at the Icefield Centre

Located 103 km south of Jasper on Highway 93
Tel: 780-852-6288
Fax: 780-852-6287

The Parks Canada information desk at the Icefield Centre will open on April 15, 2017.

Icefield Centre Hours of Operation 2017

Date Hours

April 15 to May 18, 2017

10:30 am to 3:30 pm

May 19 to September 24, 2017

10 am to 5 pm

September 25 to October 15, 2017

10:30 am to 3:30 pm