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Purchase a National Park Pass

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Think of this as your passport to adventure. Explore soaring peaks, paddle across turquoise alpine lakes or find a place to soak in the view. With more than 6,000 km2 of wilderness to explore in Banff National Park alone, your Parks Canada Pass will allow you to discover the park for the day, for your whole vacation or to visit any national park in Canada throughout the year.

Use the form below to purchase a Day Pass or annual Discovery Pass. Please note the information provided on this form is collected, used and disclosed in accordance with our Privacy Policy. If you need any help or assistance, read our frequently asked questions.

At a Glance

Best Value
  • Enter your trip dates and traveler details, and we will recommend the best value option for your group.  If you are travelling as a family, Park Passes are free for ages 17 and under.

Day Passes
  • For daily visits to mountain national parks (Banff, Jasper, Yoho, Kootenay, Waterton, Elk Island, Mount Revelstoke, and Glacier)
  • Does not include entry to national historic sites
  • Expires 4:00 p.m. day after scheduled use
  • Adult, Senior and Family/Group Options

Discovery Passes
  • Valid for 1 year from the month of purchase
  • Adult, Senior and Family/Group Options
  • A physical pass will be delivered by mail to the address provided
  • Temporary passes provided at the time of purchase (PDF) will need to be printed and displayed prominently on the vehicle windshield
  • Discovery Pass Delivery Times:
    Canada 1-2 weeks
    United States 2-4 weeks
    International 2-4 weeks or longer

  • Max seven (7) people per group
  • Printed proof of purchase is required for national park access
  • No refunds will be given on Day or Annual Parks Canada Discovery Passes. All sales are final.

You can enter the Park without a Park Pass right now. To reduce risks to health and safety, park entry fee collection has been suspended.

For more information, please visit Parks Canada’s website.