Park wide information

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

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

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

Construction projects

From now until 2020, Jasper National Park is undergoing several significant infrastructure improvement projects. When visiting or driving through the park, you may encounter one or more construction zones or reduced services while we complete these projects.

Construction zones or reduced services