Designated activity notice: Authorization for entry and travel in Jasper National Park

Issued: February 25, 2019

Effective date

January 1 to December 31, 2019


Pursuant to section 7.1(2) of the National Parks General Regulations, the Superintendent of Jasper National Park hereby designates travel within Jasper National Park as a “designated activity”, requiring authorization in the form of a Park Pass.

Designated activity

A Park Pass is required by all persons travelling within Jasper National Park except where a person:

  1. is passing through the park along Highway 16 without stopping,
  2. stops for purposes of obtaining fuel, while passing through the park,
  3. is obtaining medical treatment or an essential service within the park,
  4. stops in the case of emergency,
  5. is an employee of a federal or provincial agency on business, or
  6. is supplying or servicing a facility or a business located in the park.