Welcome to Jasper National Park!
Jasper National Park, established in 1907, is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies with 10,878 square kilometres of mountain wilderness.
Jasper is the wildest of the mountain parks, and contains a superb backcountry trail system as well as the world famous Columbia Icefields, one of the only Icefields in the world accessible by road.
It is internationally-renowned for wildlife viewing, and is home to some of North America's rarest animals, including healthy populations of grizzly bears, moose, caribou and wolves.
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Jasper Vacations with Sun Dog Tours
Whether you're looking for a mountain climbing trip or a wildlife tour or something else in Jasper, Alberta, Jasper Vacations has all of your Jasper, Alberta vacation needs met. Visit to get started on your Jasper, Alberta vacation planning today.
- Maligne Valley Sightseeing
- Columbia Icefields Tour
- Wildlife Discovery Tour
- Jasper Adventure Hiking Tours
- Sunset Canoe Tour
By John E. Marriott, Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 at 4:08 pm
Jasper Activities, The Banff - Jasper Photography Blog: Early Spring Jasper Photography Hotspots – Athabasaca River
By John E. Marriott, Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 at 4:41 pm
Jasper National Park, The Banff - Jasper Photography Blog: Jasper Winter Wildlife Photography Workshop opening next week
By Paul Peters, Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 at 1:16 pm
Canadian Rockies Blogs, Jasper National Park: Family Vacations in Jasper National Park
By Paul Peters, Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 at 12:16 pm
Jasper National Park: Quick Tips for Jasper National Park Vacations
By Paul Peters, Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 at 11:12 am
Jasper National Park: Quick guide to Maligne Lake
Official site: http://www.jaspernationalpark.com/
Established in 1907, Jasper National Park is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies with 10,878 square kilometres of mountain wilderness.
The Canadian Rockies are the perfect place to visit for a family vacation.
- Emergency Services
- Picnic Areas – Banff National Park
- Family Walks and Hikes
- Stuff for kids to do in the Canadian Rockies
Jasper has it all – glaciers, turquoise mountain lakes, crystal clear streams, abundant wildlife and fewer visitors than Banff.
- Highway 93A – The Old Banff/Jasper Highway
- Maligne Lake Road
- Miette Hot Springs
- The Cavell Road
- The Columbia Icefields to Jasper
- The Pyramid Lake Road
Jasper National Park has a wide variety of accommodations ranging from the luxurious Jasper Park Lodge to a night in a tent at Snaring River Campground.
In 1811, fur trader David Thompson of the North West Company of the British Empire crossed Athabasca Pass to return to Henry House, a shelter his men had built that spring opposite the present site of the town of Jasper.
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Banff and Jasper photography tips, locations and stories from professional wildlife and nature photographer John E. Marriott.
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He is a staff writer for the CRN network. He spends his days, when he's not chained to his writing desk, roaming the mountains, looking for great hikes, sights, food, accommodations and the occasional brew.
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He is an editor of CanadianRockies.net. When he's not reading or writing about the Rockies, he tries to spend as much time backpacking, hiking, fishing and snowboarding them as possible.
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Featuring images from Banff, Jasper, Yoho, Kootenay and Waterton National Parks in the Canadian Rockies by by professional nature photographer John E. Marriott.
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