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Tourism Jasper COVID-19 Advisory

The Fitzhugh, our local newspaper, is maintaining a list of event cancellations, closures, and special measures in Jasper. We recommend checking with individual businesses for the latest information.

Last Update: March 24, 2020

Parks Canada has temporarily suspended all visitor motor vehicle access to all national parks, national historic sites, and national marine conservation areas effective 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. All visitor parking facilities and associated services at Parks Canada places are closed until further notice. Parks Canada is asking Canadians to stay home. Learn more.

Updated: March 19, 2020

The Government of Canada announced yesterday that effective midnight on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Parks Canada will focus on critical operations. In the interest of protecting public health and safety, visitor services at all national parks, national historic sites, and national marine conservation areas are suspended until further notice. Learn more here.

Updated: March 18, 2020

The Tourism Jasper Visitor Information Centre is closed to foot traffic until further notice due to COVID-19. Our team can assist you via email or live chat on jasper.travel from 9am to 5pm Mountain Standard Time.

Updated: March 17, 2020

With COVID-19 in the news, it’s understandable that you might have questions about visiting Jasper. Jasper remains a safe and welcoming destination for travellers. Tourism Jasper is continually monitoring the situation and following directions from the World Health Organization, the Public Health Agency of Canada and Alberta Health Services.

The health and safety of our community and travellers are top priority as we navigate this challenging time. We encourage everyone to follow topline protocols, including to wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds; avoid touching your face; and keep a “social distance” of two metres from other people.

We also encourage all prospective visitors to refer to official government sources for information regarding COVID-19.

Public Health Resources

Visitor Resources

Our partners are working hard to provide you with safe and flexible travel options during this time. For up to date trip planning and booking information, please contact organizers, businesses and original booking sources directly.

Cancellations and Closures

Before making bookings or plans, we recommend contacting organizations directly.

The following cancellations and closures are currently in effect in Jasper:

  • Jasper Canadian Rockies Half Marathon
  • Jasper Pride Festival

For cancellation and closure policies, please contact organizers and businesses directly.