Upcoming fee adjustments at Parks Canada

Parks Canada will be making a number of fee adjustments beginning in 2020. Our updated prices will help ensure that we continue to offer high-quality and meaningful experiences to visitors from Canada and around the world. Learn more about these adjustments

Jasper National Park: Whistlers campground closed for reconstruction in 2020

Parks Canada is excited with the work planned for the reconstruction of Whistlers Campground; Jasper’s largest campground with 781 campsites. To meet the needs of today's traveller, major reconstruction is continuing throughout all of 2020. Therefore, the campground will remain closed for the 2020 operational season. When the campground reopens, visitors will be greeted with:

  • New registration centre
  • 17 new washroom and shower facilities
  • Improved campsites and roads
  • Upgraded utilities

Parks Canada will provide updates on this project throughout the construction period. If you would like to receive updates, please subscribe to Jasper National Park’s mailing list.

More information about the project

New net rates for Parks Canada Discovery Passes

Parks Canada is pleased to offer a new service by which travel trade can purchase Adult and Senior Discovery Passes for your FIT clients at NEW net rates with no minimum order required. Place your order today!

Free admission for youth 17 and under

Admission to all national parks, national historic sites, and national marine conservation areas operated by Parks Canada will be provided free of charge for visitors 17 and under. A pass is not required to take advantage of free admission for youth.

Waterton Lakes National Park

The prairies of Alberta meet the peaks of the Rocky Mountains in Waterton Lakes National Park. This beautiful landscape was impacted by a wildfire in September 2017.

Waterton Lakes National Park is open and ready to welcome visitors, however, areas of Waterton Lakes National Park remain closed due to safety hazards and infrastructure damage from the Kenow Wildfire.

Visit our What's open page for an up-to-date list of open areas.