Center in Icefields Parkway

Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre

Situated on the Icefields Pkwy, close to the toe of the Athabasca Glacier, the green-roofed Icefield Centre is a bit of a zoo in the summer, with tour coaches cramming the car park. Decamp here to purchase tickets a…
Tourist Information in Banff Town

Friends of Banff

Charitable organization that runs educational programs, including walking tours and junior naturalist workshops. They also run Park Radio 101.1FM, offering weather and trail reports, local history and info. They run…
Tourist Information in Lake Louise

Lake Louise Visitors Centre

Come here for Parks Canada info on Banff and Jasper and to register for backcountry hikes. You'll also find some good geological displays, a local tourist information desk and a small film theater.
Tourist Information in Jasper Town & Around

Jasper Information Centre

This wonderful information center is housed in Jasper's oldest building, dating from 1913. You'll find a Parks Canada desk and the local tourist information stand, plus an excellent gift shop.
Tourist Information in Banff Town

Banff Visitor Centre

The Parks Canada office doles out info and maps. This is where you can find current trail conditions and weather forecasts, and register for backcountry hiking and camping.
Tourist Information in Icefields Parkway

Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre

Parks Canada has a desk here where they dole out information about Jasper, Banff and the Icefields Pkwy. Check in here for current hiking conditions.
Tourist Information in Banff & Jasper National Parks

Banff Tourism Bureau

Opposite the Parks Canada desks in the Banff Visitor Centre, this info desk provides advice on accommodations, activities and attractions.
Tourist Information in Icefields Parkway

South Gate

The entrance to the Parkway north of Lake Louise, where you can purchase your park pass and pick up a map and brochures.
Tourist Information in Banff & Jasper National Parks

Park Warden Office

For park-related matters and to report wildlife sightings (especially bears, cougars, wolverines and lynx).
Tourist Information in Banff & Jasper National Parks

Canadian Avalanche Association

An NGO providing daily avalanche forecasts via a website, a downloadable smartphone app and by telephone.