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What is a Park Pass?

A Park Pass is a permit to visit a national park. Park Pass fees help pay for the most popular places and services in the park – including the scenic parkways, day use areas, trails, public safety, and information services. The fees remain in the national park where they are collected. 

You will need to purchase a Park Pass if you are spending time in Banff National Park or you are travelling on scenic parkways (including the Icefields Parkway and Bow Valley Parkway).

Free 2017 Discovery Park Pass. Find out more about your Free Pass. 

Park Pass options 


Daily passes are valid until 4:00pm on the day after purchase. They can be purchased onsite. 


Annual Discovery Passes are valid for a full year from the end of the calendar month in which the pass was purchased. They can be purchased onsite or online. If you purchase online, please allow 5-10 business days for delivery in Canada and the USA. 

Purchase your Park Pass online

To purchase your Park Pass online, please click here