Best time to visit
As we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with free gate entry, Canada’s national parks are expecting higher volumes of visitors throughout the summer months. In order to make the most of your trip to Jasper National Park, we encourage you to plan ahead by booking accommodations and activities in advance. If you’re seeking a quieter expedition of the park, we recommend joining us in the Spring or Fall.
Please note a permit is required to travel to Mount Edith Cavell during summer 2017.
Jasper offers year-round full-service frontcountry and seasonal backcountry camping. Whether you are driving, canoeing or hiking in, make sure to plan ahead. Reserve now
Hotels and cabins
Set up your base for adventure at a modern hotel suite in town or a cozy cabin in the wilderness. Learn more
Jasper sees a lot of traffic in summer, which means that road maintenance is high priority. With construction, road incidents and natural occurrences, there can be delays. View road report
Hiking in Jasper offers endless opportunities to explore the terrain. There are options for every level of adventurer, including day hikes and overnight experiences. Learn more
Biking our world-class trail system is a great way to experience nature. Prepare for your two-wheeled journey by consulting our Mountain Biking Guide and checking trail conditions. Learn more
With 69 species of mammals roaming the park, our wildlife are part of what makes Jasper so special, so help us keep them wild by following posted guidelines. Learn more
Between the rivers and lakes there's no shortage of opportunities to get your water fix. From paddling and swimming to soaking in the Miette Hot Springs, there's something for everyone! Learn more
Join a park interpreter for fun facts, interesting insights, amazing kids' activities and educational entertainment. Programs are free and happen all over the park! View activities
The 230-km stretch of road connecting Jasper and Banff is among the top ten most scenic routes on Earth. Stop at the Columbia Icefields and see land frozen in time. Learn more