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Jasper

About Jasper

Scenery 03 Jasper NP Credit Roman Koenigshofer @rawmeyn

An Award Winning Town

Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has an abundance of outstanding natural beauty, paired with an assortment of bucket list experiences. Voted the “Best Ski Town of 2018” by USA Today and was included in Time Magazine’s “World’s Greatest Places of 2021”, it’s easy to see why this cozy mountain town wins so many awards!
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Endless Activities

The town of Jasper is your access to shimmering glaciers, abundant wildlife, crystal-clear lakes, thundering waterfalls, deep canyons and evergreen forests. There is no shortage of things to do around here. Take part in various adventures such as, hiking, mountain biking, paddling, white water rafting, rock climbing, canyoning, ice climbing, snowshoeing, golfing, downhill skiing, dog sledding, skating and more!

Jasper Town Summer

Shop, Eat, Sleep

The Jasper townsite is small, easily walkable and has that relaxed, laidback vibe. With limited chains, Jasper has an plenty of local shops sprawled through both Patricia Street and Connaught Drive. They have numerous accommodation around town, including cabins, hotels, camp sites, B&Bs and rental properties. Full of friendly locals, quality restaurants, and a variety of goods and services, this mountain municipality has it all, from breathtaking sites to memorable experiences.

What a View!

The Jasper SkyTram whisks you to the peak of Whistlers Mountain where you can see six different mountain ranges! This includes Mount Robson, the highest mountain of the Canadian Rockies.

Popular Spots

Maligne Canyon

Stunning in all seasons, experience the deepest accessible canyon in Jasper National Park.

Spirit Island

Found midway along Maligne Lake, this is one of the most iconic landmarks in Canada's Rockies.

Dark Sky Preserve

Jasper is the second largest Dark Sky Preserve in the world.

Pyramid Lake

Kidney-shaped lake at the foot of the iconic Pyramid Mountain. It includes a picturesque island, that is reached by a wooden bridge.

Tours in Jasper

Take a road trip to ski the Alberta Rocky Mountains, with stops in the Jasper and Banff Nation Park while staying at three of Western Canada’s finest properties. Available December to April.
Experience crisp mountain air as you travel far from the crowds. Climb frozen waterfalls, float above the snowy mountain peaks, and snowshoe the dramatic mountain range. Available December to March.
Take your next winter adventure to new heights with a luxurious mountain retreat! Experience the sparkling ice of Maligne Canyon to the snowy peaks of the Rockies, with the comforts of the Fairmont.

Staff Suggestion

Build Your Own Jasper Tour

Let’s make a trip that’s uniquely yours! You decide how long, which activities, number of inclusions, everything. Start planning now and make your dream trip a reality.

Featured Attraction: Mount Edith Cavell

An impressive 3,300-metre peak, Mount Edith is the most prominent peak entirely within Alberta. The accessible Cavell area offers fragrant subalpine forest, numerous hiking trails that allow you access to flowery alpine meadows and spectacular views of Mt. Edith Cavell and the Angel Glacier. Those looking for a challenge can also mountaineer and rock climb in the area.
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EXPLORE

Average Temperature

Spring
10°c

Summer
21°c

Fall
8°c

Winter
-7°c

Did You Know?

The Jasper National Park is located on the traditional lands of Beaver, Cree, Ojibway, Shuswap, Stoney, and Metis Nation.

Indigenous 03 Jasper Credit Indigenous Tourism Alberta Roam Creative

Still Have Questions?

Sometimes it’s just easier to talk to someone. Give us a call and lets discuss how we can create your unique experience.