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Description

Jasper is a beautiful area of the Canadian Rockies. Jasper is a wilderness area with wild animals. Make sure you know what to do if you encounter bears or other wildlife. You are in their home, respect them.

Access issues

Jasper is a National Park, park fees must be paid.

*All Canadian national parks are free for 2017

Approach

From Edmonton - Take Yellowhead Trail (Highway 16) West for a little over 3 hours.

From Banff Area - from just West of Lake Louise take the Icefields Parkway (Highway 93) North until you get into the park. (Enjoy the view along this scenic drive)

Where to stay

There are many hotels in the town of Jasper. Camping is also available through the national park.

Camp site reservations https://reservation.pc.gc.ca/Jasper?gccf=true

Random camping

Random camping opportunities are available in remote areas of Jasper National Park. Campers wishing to camp randomly must purchase a backcountry camping permit by calling 780-852-6177 ext 2. Random camping permits cannot be booked online.

Activity

Check out what is happening in Jasper.