Plan your visit
Spanning over 11,000 square kilometres, Jasper is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies. Known for its vast wilderness, majestic peaks, abundant wildlife and outstanding natural beauty, visitors from all over Canada and round the world travel here to experience this very special place.
Joining Banff, Yoho and Kootenay national parks and three adjacent provincial parks, Jasper is part of the magnificent Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site.
From Indigenous peoples and early fur traders to railway workers laying ties for two transcontinental routes, millions of people have explored these valleys and mountain passes. Experience Jasper National Park’s history first-hand, discover one or all of our five spectacular regions and participate in Parks Canada led programs and events.
If you have any questions during your stay, our friendly Parks Canada staff are here to help! We hope your visit to Jasper National Park is rejuvenating and full of adventure.
PO Box 10
Jasper, AB T0E 1E0
Jasper National Park is situated 370 km (192 mi) west of Edmonton, 404 km (256 mi) northwest of Calgary and 805 km (500 mi) northeast of Vancouver. Stretching 232 km between Lake Louise and the town of Jasper, the Icefields Parkway (Highway 93) travels through the heart of the Canadian Rockies.
- Best time to visit
- Hours of operation
- Getting here
- Seasonal closures for caribou conservation
- Jasper National Park Fire Management
- Infrastructure program
- Facilities and services
- Meetings and event rentals
- Maps and brochures
- Trail condition report
- Winter road closures are now in effect for the season
- Visitor guidelines
Free admission for youth in 2018. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list