Jasper National Park VISUAL Travel Guide
Expect to be AMZAED! Jasper National Park has been surpassing everyone’s wildest dreams and greatest expectations for over 100 years!
What makes Jasper National Park so Special?
Those of you who have not yet visited Jasper National Park may be wondering what makes this particular park stand out from the rest. Let’s have a look at some fun and Interesting facts which make Jasper National Park a bucket-list destination:
- Rugged Wilderness – Jasper National Park is one of the few places left on earth where you can truly immerse yourself in the wilds. Rugged back-country trails, mountainous terrains and glittering glacial lakes attract adventurers
Discover the stunning natural beauty of Jasper National Park in Les McDonald’s insider video guide
- Miette Hot Springs – can you believe there are hot springs so close to ice fields and glaciers? It’s true! Natural mineral hot springs flow out of the mountain and have to be cooled down from 54C to a comfortable 40C for your soaking pleasure.
- Lake Maligne and Spirit Island – possibly the most iconic image associated with Jasper National Park. This one-of-a-kind lake is surrounded by a steep mountain canyon and is home to Spirit Island, which is probably the most photographed place in Jasper National Park. Interestingly, Spirit Island is often linked to the mainland by a causeway and only becomes an island when the snows start to melt in spring
- Columbia Icefield – the largest of its kind in the Rockies, the Columbia Icefield covers 230 square kilometers. Heavy winter snows of up to 7m per year turn to ice which flows out in the form of glaciers. The Athabasca Glacier is the best known “toe” of the icefield.
Best Things to Do in Jasper National Park
Surrounded by some of the most astonishing natural landscape and outdoor activities on the planet, it is sometimes hard to choose between the best things to do in Jasper National Park. There is almost no limit to the options available for energetic outdoor enthusiasts who will find themselves spoiled for choice in this recreational wonderland.
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Top 10 Jasper National Park Attractions
Jasper National Park covers a sprawling 11,000 square kilometers filled with pristine natural wonders. It would be impossible to see everything in a single trip so we have drawn up a list of the top attractions (in our opinion!) which you simply have to see during your trip.
Best Places to Eat in Jasper National Park
You need a hearty breakfast to set you up for a busy day of outdoor recreation in Jasper National Park. Likewise, at the end of a busy day of exploring everyone looks forward to enjoying at great dinner.
In this video, Claudia & Abbey will take you on a foodie tour from unique breakfasts, comfort pub-style food to date-worthy options and everything in between
Best Places to Stay in Jasper National Park
Visitors will find themselves spoiled for choice when it comes to deciding where to stay in Jasper National Park. You can choose from luxury resorts with a long list of amenities or secluded cabins and camping where visitors can truly get back to nature and experience the essence of this pristine wilderness.
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, a village of heritage log cabins built in 1921
Best Time to Visit Jasper National Park
Summer in Jasper National Park
Winter in Jasper National Park