Join your friends for a historical walking tour, guided hike or educational program. Visit the Friends of Jasper Events page for a complete listing of 2014 programs and special events.
Jasper … A Walk in the Past
Take a step back in time and discover the characters that helped shaped Jasper National Park & the mountain town of Jasper. This 1 1/2 hour historical walking tour of town takes participants on a personal journey into the past through a variety of stories about people, places and events that have made Jasper what it is today.
Program begins at the historic Parks Information Centre nightly at 7:30 pm from May to August. To ensure your spot on the tour, (group size is limited), pick up a free ticket at the Friends’ shop in the Park Information Centre.
Donations are appreciated.
New this summer! This exciting environmental awareness program helps families of all ages to gain an understanding of the natural world through a variety of hands-on activities and adventures in Jasper National Park.
We invite you to get out, get active & learn more about the outdoors.
Full Moon Hikes
Explore nature after dark with Friends of Jasper National Park. A volunteer guide will bring you to one of their favourite places in the park to enjoy the night sky and full moon. You’ll learn more about the stars, nocturnal animals & things that go bump in the night while enjoying a moonlight hike.
Program dates for 2014 will be May 14th, June 13th, July 12th, August 10th, September 9th & October 8th. This program is available at a cost of $10 per person with a store voucher given in return at the completion of the hike.
Early Bird-Birdwatching Hikes
Get out & enjoy some of Jasper’s best birding habitats with Friends of Jasper National Park volunteer. Whether you’re a beginning birder or looking to add a lifer to your list, our hikes our a great way to familiarize yourself with the park, meet others who share your interests & see the birds that grace our forests each spring.
This free program begins Sunday mornings at 8:00 am (May & June) outside the Nature Calls building on Connaught Drive (opposite the Parks Information Centre). Bring your binoculars & wear your hiking boots for this morning adventure.
July 19th 2014
Now & then, the Park needs a little help from its Friends. Meet new people & learn more about the Park while showing it that you care. Regularly scheduled trail restoration days will take place from June through September. If you miss those days, there are other volunteer opportunities available throughout the year.
Visit the Friends of Jasper site or contact Heather at the friends office to find out more information at 780–852-4767.
Shop at the store that supports the Park
The Friends of Jasper National Park Gift Shop offers a unique selection of books, maps, gifts, souvenirs & Canadian-made jewelry. Proceeds from the sales support the organization’s goals and 100% of donations are used for programs & projects in Jasper National Park.
Located in the historic Parks Information Centre.