A fire ban is in effect for Jasper National Park. All details here.

Safety is Parks Canada's number one priority. Every year, multiple wildfires occur in the mountain national parks.

Wildfires and other natural hazards are a part of the national park experience. Through our national fire management program, we are committed to reducing the risk of wildfire and its impacts as well as restoring forest health and biodiversity.

You can reduce the impact of an unfortunate circumstance by being prepared for an emergency situation and informed of the wildfire status.

For current fire danger rating, click here.

Fire preparedness

Be prepared. Know what to do to make you and your family ready in an emergency situations.

Wildfire status

There is no active wildfire in Jasper National Park.


Fire protection and restoration

Get the latest on current FireSmart, fire hazard reduction and prescribed fires projects.

Fire ban
During a fire ban the following items are not allowed:
  • Campfire
  • Wood or briquette fires
  • Charcoal barbeques or briquettes
  • Outdoor wood burning stove (ie Chiminea)
  • Tiki torches
  • Turkey fryers
  • Cabin indoor wood burning stove (Check with your cabin booking to confirm)
Allowed items

The following items are allowed during a fire ban but you must never leave your equipment unattended and you must use equipment which is UL certified. Look for these symbols CSA approved and Recognized Component Mark symbols

  • Portable propane fire pits *Not permitted at overflow campground at any time
  • Gas or propane stoves and barbeques for cooking or heating
  • Propane or gas lanterns
  • Propane, catalytic, or infrared/radiant patio heaters
  • Citronella candles or tea lights
  • Residential indoor wood burning stove, with spark arrestor