The winter months are pretty incredible! With countless activities, we encourage you to venture beyond to Jasper during this time of year. Spring comes early in Jasper and it’s a great time of year for skiing and wildlife viewing. The summer months are our busiest–where we can see over a million visitors in just a few months. The fall is a great time to travel to Jasper, the town is much quieter and the fall colours are absolutely brilliant (and can be the best time of year for hiking and biking).

Jasper Information Centre National Historic Site

Information Centre and backcountry trail office
Located at 500 Connaught Drive
Information Centre: Tel - 780-852-6176
Backcountry trail office: Tel - 780-852-6177

When the Information Centre is closed, recorded information on campgrounds, hotels, weather and avalanche conditions is still available to you by calling the numbers above.

Information Centre hours of operation 2017-2018

Date Hours
October 10, 2017 to May 16, 2018
9 am to 5 pm 
December 25, 26 and January 1, 2017/18 Closed
May 17 to June 13, 2018
9 am to 7 pm
June 14 to September 26
8 am to 8 pm
September 27 to October 10
9 am to 7 pm
October 11 to March 31, 2018
9 am to 5 pm
December 25, 26 and January 1, 2018/19

The Parks Canada information desk at the Icefield Centre

Located 103 km south of Jasper on Highway 93
Tel: 780-852-6288
Fax: 780-852-6287

The Parks Canada information desk at the Icefield Centre is now closed for the season and will open on May 3, 2018.

Icefield Centre hours of operation 2018

Date Hours

May 3 to May 16, 2018

10:30 am to 3:30 pm

May 17 to September 30, 2018

10 am to 5 pm

October 1, 2018 to April 30, 2019