ON: Jasper getting ‘major facelift’ with campground upgrade

TORONTO, Ontario — A “major facelift” for Whistlers Campground, a new bypass lane at the east park gates, and removal of dead or dying trees due to a mountain pine beetle infestation are three major projects underway in Jasper National Park.

Details of the three projects were discussed Monday as part of a tour for reporters led by Steve Young, communications officer for the park.

Whistlers Campground, built in the 1960s, is closed until May 2020 as it undergoes work that will carry it through the next 60 years, Young said.

Read the full story from CBC News.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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