Dark Sky Season - October 4 to 26, 2019

Moon viewing

October 4 and 5
8 pm to 10 pm
Heritage Firehall, 414 Patricia St.

Sidewalk astronomy in the town of Jasper! A Park Interpreter will have an assortment of telescopes and binoculars set up for moon viewing. Drop by for five minutes or stay for an hour.

Laser guided tour of the constellations

October 19 and 20
9 pm
Lake Annette (Parking lot #13)

Join us on the shores of Lake Annette for a laser pointer tour of the stars and celestial features. An introduction to the night sky.

Twinkle, twinkle little star hike

October 25
8:15 pm, 8:30 pm, 9:30 pm, 9:45 pm
October 26
8:15 pm, 8:30 pm, 9:30 pm, 9:45 pm
Lake Annette (Parking lot #13)
A part of the: Beyond the Stars event at Lake Annette.

Embrace the dark side and experience the star rich skies of Jasper National Park on a 1 km easy guided hike. Bring a flashlight.

Hikes capped at 12 people – first come first served.


Xplorer and Club Parka Booklets

On a family vacation and wondering how to keep the kids busy and happy?

These booklets are for families to discover the park and do activities together. Xplorer booklets are geared for kids between the ages of 6 and 11, while Club Parka Booklets are for kids under six. You can pick up these free booklets at information centres, campground kiosks and at interpretive programs.

Once you have completed the required number of activities, stop by an information centre to be awarded with a souvenir as a token of your success.


Want to learn more?

Email: brian.catto@canada.ca
Call: 780-931-7200

All programming subject to change.