Park Contact Information

Jasper National Park. 780/852–6176;

Visitor Centers

Jasper Information Centre. The 1914 cobblestone-and-timber structure that houses the Jasper Townsite visitor center is a superb example of rustic Canadian architecture. Parks Canada staffers here have information about trails, backcountry hiking, wildlife viewing, and interpretive programs, and representatives of Tourism Jasper provide advice about tours, restaurants, and accommodations. You can pick up maps, brochures, and other helpful materials as well. Parks Canada also operates an information desk at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre, 103 km (64 miles) south of Jasper Townsite. 500 Connaught Dr., Jasper National Park, Alberta. 780/852–6176; . Free. Apr.–June 14 and Oct., daily 9–5; June 15–Sept. 4, daily 8:30–7; Sept. 5–30, daily 9–6; Nov.–Mar., daily 9–4.