Jasper National Park Things to Do

  • The start of the climb
    The start of the climb
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  • The glacier
    The glacier
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  • Heading back...
    Heading back...
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Most Viewed Things to Do in Jasper National Park

  • 1. Athabasca Falls

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The last major stop along the parkway before you hit the town of Jasper. From the parking lot, it's a short walk to get your first glimpse of the falls. However, there's a nice system of several short...

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  • 2. Lakes

    It was our last day, heading back to Calgary, so we decided one last hike would be the Valley of the Five Lakes. We started out from the parking lot - the guidebooks pegged this at about a 3 mile...

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  • 3. Canyons/Waterfalls

    A really neat walk to take. There are two ways to do it - the actual trailhead called "Maligne Canyon" is up the road a little ways...you start at the top of the canyon and work your way down....

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  • 4. Icefield - Snowcoach

    I've yet to go on the Snowmobile experience... you can still get a lot of enjoyment just driving to the Icefields and walking about. One thing to pay attention to is the signs warning you about...

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  • 5. Mountains/Glaciers/Rivers.

    The afternoon of our last day in Jasper, we decided to check out a couple of the local sites. The first was the winding road up to Mount Edith Cavell. When we started, I simply thought we were going...

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  • 6. The Whistlers/Tramway

    The Jasper Tramway whisks you up Whistler's Mountain to an elevation of 2277 meters (7472 feet), for stunning vistas over mountain ranges stretching up to 80 km away. Interpretive exhibits explain the...

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  • 7. Sunwapta River & Falls

    This is one of those stops where it's not a long walk, so unless you are in a great hurry, it's worth the time to stop and take a peek. It's about a quarter mile from the parking lot to the viewing...

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  • 8. Wildlife.

    Would you feel threatened if strange creatures crowded towards you snapping photos, coming into your territory, not reading your body language or talking your language to know you aren't comfortable...

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  • 9. Hikes /Trails

    Beautiful drive with great vistas. Make sure you take the non paved path up to the glacier lake as the paved path has quite an incline. Another couple that was much younger than us had to sit down...

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  • 10. Jasper Information Centre

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Jasper Town is located in the heart of Jasper National Park, and at its centre you will find the Jasper Information Centre. The building itself is a national historic site, it was the former home and...

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  • 11. Warm ~ Cold ~ Freezing!

    Following an ancient path through the earth's crust, water as hot as 53.9ºC flows out of springs in a narrow canyon along Sulphur Creek. Heated by geothermal...

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  • 12. Athabasca Glacier, Columbia Icefield

    Athabasca Glacier feeds into the Columbia Icefield which is part of the Continental Divide of North America. It's situated between Banff and Jasper National...

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  • 13. Maligne Lake & Spirit Island

    Maligne Lake (at 22.5 km long) and Spirit Island is one the photographed locations in the world. From April to October, you can take a boat tour to the island...

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  • 14. Medicine Lake

    This lake is in Jasper National Park and not far from Jasper. Medicine Lake is a shallow lake and is part of the Maligne Valley which is glacial fed. The lake...

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  • 15. Maligne Canyon

    Maligne Canyon is a gorge which are formed by the forceful waters of the lower Maligne River. You can follow the trail that takes you downstream by crossing the...

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  • 16. Jasper township

    Jasper, and what nice buildings there were here. They looked very sturdy with local stonework in the architecture. The Tourist Information Centre was set in the...

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  • 17. ATHABASCA FALLS

    I loved these falls!Located on the Athabasca river with the Columbia Icefields as its source, I imagine there would be a lot of water going over them at...

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  • 18. TANGLE FALLS

    The Tangle Falls are located on Tangle Ridge and are a spectacular series of cascading waterfalls. We saw them with a small amount of water, and then the next...

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  • 19. KERKESLIN GOAT LICK

    We were driving the Icefield's Parkway when we came across a lot of car's stopped and people with their camera's out. A quick look, and we could see why, there...

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  • 20. MEDICINE LAKE

    Medicine Lake in my view was beautiful. The Lake is approx 7 km long and is a fairly shallow lake. The lake is part of the Maligne Valley watershed which is...

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  • 21. PATRICIA AND PYRAMID LAKE'S

    Another nice scenic drive that we did from Jasper, was to Patricia & Pyramid lakes.We followed a winding road past some large Elk feeding on the road edge to...

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  • 22. Lac Beauvert

    Lac Beauvert, its English name means 'beautiful green, and yes, it was a beautiful Green.This was our first stop on our day's outing, and how nice this Lake...

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  • 23. Jasper Yellowhead Museum and Archives

    Jasper is known around the world as a beautiful National Park in the UNESCO World Heritage Canadian Rocky Mountain parks. Gorgeous scenery, abundant wildlife...

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  • 24. Maligne Lake Ticket Office

    Because we were in Jasper National Park in September, there were not a lot of tourists and visitors. We drove out to the lake and bought our tickets here at...

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  • 25. A visit to Maligne Lake

    We were hoping to see wildlife on our drive to Maligne Lake, but other than mountain goats we didn't see any wildlife. We had no trouble finding a parking place...

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