Park wide information

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Mandatory public health measures are in place in communities across Alberta, including the Municipality of Jasper, to protect the health system and slow the spread of COVID-19. Before visiting Jasper National Park, be informed and help prevent the spread.

Important information about your visit to Jasper National Park

Fire preparedness

With the warm and dry summer weather comes the increased risk of wildfires. When camping in Jasper National Park, it’s always a good idea to be prepared for a possible fire ban by knowing the weather conditions and resources for staying informed during an emergency.

Current fire ban status
Current fire danger

Wildlife safety

With 53 species of mammals that call Jasper National Park their home, it’s likely that you will see some during your visit. It is important to be aware of wildlife behaviour and respectful viewing practices to ensure a safe experience for both you and the animals.

Wildlife safety
Elk safety

Warnings and closures

With 11,000 square kilometres of land and hundreds of animal species that comprise Jasper National Park, it is common to see occasional area closures and activity restrictions in place for the protection of the park and the people who visit it.

Area closures and activity restrictions
Trail condition report