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Fees in Jasper National Park, Canadian Rockies

Jasper National Park, Alberta

By Caroline Shin
Staff Writer

Jasper's entry fees help preserve the park.

Jasper's entry fees help preserve the park.

Entry and service fees are required for the enjoyment of Jasper National Park. Fees for park passes contribute towards the maintenance of scenic parkways, day use areas, trails, public safety, information and interpretation services of the Canadian Rockies park in which they were purchased.

Jasper National Park: What is a Park Pass?

The Park Pass is a permit that allows you to visit any national park in the Canadian Rockies. Park passes that are purchased in Jasper National Park can be used in other national parks during their validity periods.

Jasper National Park: Who needs to purchase the Park Pass?

If you stop at any point within Jasper National Park and the surrounding national parks, you must purchase the Park Pass. This includes stops at picnic sites and look-out points, and visits to the Village of Lake Louise and the towns of Banff and Jasper–whether backpacking Jasper’s backcountry, participating in the Canadian Rockies’ tours, or even attending a conference.

You must also purchase a Park Pass if you travel along the Icefields Parkway (#93) between Lake Louise and Jasper.

Jasper National Park: Where can I buy the Park Pass?

Enjoy your access to Jasper.

Enjoy your access to Jasper.

Jasper National Park Gates are located at:

* East Park Gate – for visitors traveling west from Edmonton along the Yellowhead Highway (#16)

* West Park Gate – for visitors traveling east from Kamloops along the Yellowhead Highway (#16)

* Icefields Parkway Gate – for visitors traveling south along the Icefields Parkway (#93) towards Lake Louise

National Park Information Centres

The following centres are open year-round:

* Jasper National Park Information Centre
* Lake Louise Visitor Centre
* Banff National Park Information Centre
* Yoho National Park Visitor Centre
* Kootenay National Park Visitor Centre (May to September)

Jasper National Park: How much are Park Passes and Service Fees?

There are a variety of options for Park Passes: daily or annual, individual or family/group, commercial group or school group. Specially-priced packages (Discovery Packages) are available for people planning to visit both National Parks and National Historic Sites. Depending on your chosen activity: camping, backcountry hiking, or fishing.

Fees listed are valid from April 1, 2009 until March 31, 2010. Please check back on April 1 of each year for new and updated fee information. An Asterisk (*) indicates a new or changed fee from the previous year. All fees listed include applicable taxes and are subject to change.

ENTRY
Daily

Adult

$9.80

Senior

$8.30

Youth

$4.90

Family/Group

$19.60

* Commercial Group, per person

$8.30

School Groups, per student

$3.90

Annual – National Parks of Canada

Adult

$67.70

Senior

$57.90

Youth

$33.30

Family/Group

$136.40

Includes entry to 27 participating National Parks.

Annual – Discovery Package

Adult

$84.40

Senior

$72.60

Youth

$42.20

Family/Group

$165.80

Includes entry to 27 participating National Parks and 78 participating National Historic Sites.

CAMPING

1 Night

Tunnel Mountain – Water, sewer, and electrical

$38.20

Tunnel Mountain – Unserviced with washroom building having toilets and showers

$27.40

Tunnel Mountain – Electrical

$32.30

Two Jack Main – Unserviced with washroom building having toilets only

$21.50

Two Jack Lakeside – Unserviced with washroom building having toilets and showers

$27.40

Lake Louise – Unserviced with washroom building having toilets and showers

$27.40

Lake Louise – Electrical

$32.30

Lake Louise – Overflow

$10.80

Johnston Canyon – Unserviced with washroom building having toilets and showers

$27.40

Castle Mountain – Unserviced with washroom building having toilets only

$21.50

Protection Mountain – Unserviced with washroom building having toilets only

$21.50

Mosquito Creek – Primitive

$15.70

Waterfowl – Unserviced with washroom building having toilets only

$21.50

Rampart Creek – Primitive

$15.70

Silverhorn Creek – Primitive

$15.70

Banff – Overflow

$10.80

Coleman, primitive

$15.70


CAMPING SERVICES

Type

Campsite Day Use Permit

$8.80

Fire Permit, per day

$8.80

Dump Station

$8.80


BACKCOUNTRY USE AND CAMPING

Per Night

Bryant Creek and Egypt Lake Shelter, per person

$6.80

Per Permit

Overnight, per person

$9.80

Annual, per person

$68.70

Reservation

$11.70

Grazing Permit, per horse, per day

$1.90

Grazing Permit, per horse, per month

$24.50

Valid at Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Yoho national parks.

FISHING

Per Permit

Daily

$9.80

Annual

$34.30

Valid at Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Yoho national parks.

2 Responses to “Fees in Jasper National Park, Canadian Rockies”

  • Jay Lum (jaylum@hotmail.com) on July 24, 2009 at 9:14 am said :

    I may be visiting Banff, Kootenay, and Yoho National Parks in August in one day. Does the $9 entry fee cover all parks?

  • Sandra Charette (schare01@shaw.ca) on September 15, 2009 at 9:38 am said :

    Local motorcyle group from Edmonton (HOG) would like to do overnight trip to Rocky Mtn House.
    Would like to travel through the park both ways.
    Will we be required to buy a new pass each day?
    Travelling on Sat & Sunday?

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