At the heart of Jasper townsite is a log and stone building, a classic example of Rustic architecture found in many Canadian national parks. Here, in the Jasper Park Information Centre, friendly park experts offer insights on front and backcountry exploring, hiking trails, camping, paddling, wildlife viewing and skiing. To help you make the most of your stay, you can also get details on special events, weather conditions, and pick up maps and permits. The Friends of Jasper Gift Shop and Tourism Jasper are also on site, making the Info Centre a one-stop destination to plan your adventure.

Getting here

Jasper National Park
PO Box 10
Jasper AB T0E 1E0

Hours of operation

January 2 to May 16
Everyday, from 9 am to 5 pm

May 17 to June 13
Everyday, from 9 am to 7 pm

June 14 to September 26
Everyday, from 8 am to 8 pm

September 27 to October 10
Everyday, from 9 am to 7 pm

October 11 to March 31, 2019
Everyday, from 9 am to 5 pm

Closed December 25, 26 and January 1


Free admission for youth in 2018. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list

Contact us

Start your visit at the Jasper Information Centre

Make the Information Centre your first stop in Jasper, for friendly, knowledgeable advice on everything from hiking trails and campsites, to weather conditions, places to stay, attractions and seasonal events.

Sites nearby

  • Athabasca Pass National Historic Site
    Athabasca Pass National Historic Site

    Surveying routes through uncharted lands with clear mountain rivers and snow-capped mountain passes were all part of the job for David Thompson. Discovering the Athabasca Pass near Jasper, Alberta, was fundamental in linking Canada’s fur traders to the Pacific Ocean. Hikers can still experience the same untouched wilderness. 

  • Howse Pass National Historic Site

    Howse Pass may now be overlooked as a route in the Rocky Mountains but back when hunting bison and trading furs were a way of life, the pass was regularly used.

  • Yellowhead Pass National Historic Site
    Yellowhead Pass National Historic Site

    Designated a National Historic Site in 1971, the beautiful and scenic Yellowhead Pass is a tribute to the early explorers, fur traders, road builders and travellers who opened the mountainous gateway to the west.