Free Parks Canada activities
Programs will be cancelled if the temperature (with or without windchill) dips below -20°C.
Join Parks Canada's Senior Interpreter, Brian Catto, around the park this winter. He'll be offering a variety of programs during Jasper in January (January 17 – February 2, 2020) and Family Day Weekend (February, 14 – 16, 2020).
All programs are free and snowshoes are provided (limited supplies). Please dress warm!
17, 24, 31, and February 14
Pyramid Lake Parking Lot P7
7 pm (February 14: 8 pm)
Immerse yourself and experience the star rich dark skies or moonlit skies of Jasper National Park. Learn all about some of the nocturnal adaptations that help the animals of the park (including us) see in the dark!
January 18, 25, and February 1, 15
Valley of the Five Lakes
Why are there so many dead trees in Jasper? If you're asking yourself this question, then this is the activity for you. Explore the pine forests of Jasper with a park interpreter and discover the good and bad side of this tiny endemic insect with a big punch. Be prepared for walking or snowshoeing.
January 19, 26, and February 2, 16
Moose Lake Loop, Maligne Lake
Take a peek into caribou habitat at Maligne Lake Moose Lake Loop. We’ll learn about this species at risk and what Jasper National Park is doing to help the woodland caribou.
This program is subject to Maligne Road being open. Check 511.alberta.ca for up to date road conditions.
Saturday, January 25
500 Connaught Drive
Don’t miss the Parks Canada booth at the Jasper in January ATCO Street Festival! Take a picture with Parka and learn about avalanches in the mountain national parks!
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All programming subject to change.