Sightseeing

Points of interest, Directions, links and photo packed adventurous stories. Some of these attractions can be reached by car, bus, biking, shuttle service and hiking. They are accessible to everyone, although some involve a short walk or an extended multi-day trip and some, you will need a humorous attitude. But all fun to just get out and explore Jasper.

Points of Interest

Athabasca Falls Winter

Point of interest just along the Icefield Parkway   This waterfall is beautiful anytime of the year, just off the highway 93, Athabasca Falls is a good place to stop and relax. A large parking facility with toilets maintained by Park Canada. You will notice a closure...

Tangle Creek

If you are heading to Banff or coming from, this rest area is a must see in the summer when the water is cascading over the cliff. In the winter, you might catch some ice climbers on this route. Just along the highway 93, near the Icefield parkway and the new Skywalk,...

Miette Hot Springs

Soak in the Rockie's hottest pool at Miette Hot Springs. The steam, the warmth, the soothing mineral-rich waters hidden within the beautiful Fiddle Valley lured bathers at the turn of the century. They made the strenuous 17 kilometre trip by foot or horseback for the...

Skating Mildred Lake

The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge maintains a skating ovals in the winter. If you ever want to skate on frozen lake, this is one of the places to do so. Natural cracks do form on lakes, so beware that it does not have a perfect surface when skating. They also clear...

Maligne Canyon Winter

Winter wonderland in Jasper Things to do, and points of interest. Regular tours are available to access the valley bottom. A guide will safely tour you around with interpretive knowledge. We do however, have to wait till the weather to get cooler so it can freeze the...
The Walls Accommodations - Jasper

The Walls

Self contained two bedroom suite with private entrance, kitchen, living room and two bathrooms. Will rent as an unit.

Bill and Gloria Accommodations

B & G Accommodations

This great spot has bright, clean rooms in a quiet location three blocks to downtown and one block to hiking trails. Warm and friendly atmosphere. Open year round.

Accommodations in the rockies

Accommodation in the Rockies

Large suite ideal for families or couples traveling together. We are 5 minutes walk to downtown and hiking trails. Open all year round. Nous parlons français!

Angela's Accommodations - Jasper

Angela’s Accommodations

Clean, comfortable, sunny rooms in a quiet location 1/2 block to restaurants and trails. Open year round. Off season rates available. Speaks English and Italian. Shared Bathroom, Fridge , Microwave, Large sitting area with T.V. and Private Entrance.

Willow Creek warden cabin

Willow Creek

Be prepared to get your boots wet for this hike to one of the campsites on the North Boundary Trail. If you take the route from Celestine Lake, it takes about 33km, but if you take the route we took, it is only 13km. While driving to Rock Lake we encountered Elk, Goat, Sheep, Whitetail Deer and Mule deer.

Chili Cook Off 2018 - Explore Jasper

Chili Cook Off 2018

A Jasper in January event that has been around for many years. The Chili Cook Off without beans.

Jasper Post Office - ExploreJasper

Post Office

Jasper Services If you want to spend some time to just socialize, this is the spot to hit up here in Jasper. It seems a quick few minutes to "check for mail" can last you an afternoon. You meet all the locals coming in and out of this joint....
Jasper Aquatic Centre - Explore Jasper

Aquatic Centre

Wet & Wild This is a full service public pool, call for public swim times and special functions like group lessons, kayak sessions, swim meets... 185 ft.water slide 25 metre pool whirlpool beach volleyball courts showers steamroom for more information, Phone:...
Jasper Town - Explore Jasper

It’s Time To Find A Place

If you can secure a place to live, you can find a job pretty easily! Finding a place to stay is getting tougher every year, so if you are thinking of working here for the summer, you can either find work that comes with accommodations or start searching now. For...

Tangle Creek

If you are heading to Banff or coming from, this rest area is a must see in the summer when the water is cascading over the cliff. In the winter, you might catch some ice climbers on this route. Just along the highway 93, near the Icefield parkway and the new Skywalk,...

Red Squirrel Trail

This trail has been around for a while, but Parks decided it needed a name and has upgraded the trail nicely. Mainly, it connects the town and Jasper Park Lodge with minimal auto traffic. Access from Hazel ave in Jasper, you head toward the Highway 16 (Yellowhead)...

Sunwapta Falls

If you are traveling from the South, you will pass, Athabasca Glacier, you might even take on a ride with Brewster's Ice Explorer. The Athabasca Glacier is the head waters for this turbulent river. At the falls, the Sunwapta River abruptly changes course from...

Buffalo Prairie – Walking

Seems to be a favorite for dog owners to walk this field. We thought it would be fun to have a picnic by the stream. Big but coming here, as we forgot the picnic for the adults. Oh, well we still get to #lovenature on the prairie. It is also the second day of the...

Cross Country Ski Summit Lakes

Summit Lakes, a 6km journey from the trailhead of Jacques Lake. This day was travelled by cross country skis.

Ski Tour Tonquin Valley

For those who don’t know this area, the photos will hopefully entice you to visit. From trailhead of Edith Cavell, you get the Astoria river entrance. Access to this area is mid February. Call Parks for more info.

Ski Tour McCarib Pass

This 18km ski tour was done years ago. With the present day winter closures due to Caribou conservation in the Tonquin Valley. The ski season is short, so get your gear and head on out. On Friday 16, 2018, access to this trailhead (Portal Creek) is open to public....

Ski Tour Bald Hills

Bald Hills, short winter season due to closures. March 1st, 2018 is the opening day for access.

Ski Tour Upper Moose Lake Loop

Ski tour a short loop This five km loop is rated intermediate for cross country skiers. On this crisp day we used some light touring gear and only used wax. Temperature was hovering around -19 C and blue bird day. The shade was definitely cooler, so when we got to the...
Journey to Coronet Creek

Coronet Creek Adventure

Coronet Creek Camping I was a little hesitant in writing about this trip, because I wanted to keep it secret from the mass visitors to the area. Realizing that the best expeditions cannot be hidden away. This trip consist of watercrafts (canoes & sea kayaks) of human...
Elks along the river

Early float on the Athabasca river

March seems a little early to play on the river, but this year has been warm and some of the channels are open for a float. We explored from Alpine Village to Sixth bridge. ...
Anglican Church Jasper

Anglican Church

St. Mary & St. George Anglican Church (Church of England, Episcopalian) Miette Avenue and Geikie Street Services:10:30 am on Sundays ALL year round Email: jasper.anglican@telus.net (780) 852-4505 Church office: 780 852 4505 Emergencies: 780 931 2412 Mission Statement:...
Catholic Church Jasper

Catholic Parish

Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Parish 406 Pyramid Road (across from the Jasper Activity Centre) Phone: (780) 852-3128 RELATED LINKS: www.DAPWeddings.com ( Photographer ) www.Tekarra Color Lab.com (Photo Lab) www.AlpineArt.ca (Transportation) Jasper Wedding...
Lutheran Church Jasper

Lutheran Church

Jasper Lutheran Church Pyramid Avenue and Geikie Street Sunday worship 10:30 a.m. Pastor John Ekstedt (780) 852-4498   RELATED LINKS: www.DAPWeddings.com ( Photographer ) www.Tekarra Color Lab.com (Photo Lab) www.AlpineArt.ca (Transportation) Jasper Wedding Services...
Journey to Coronet Creek

Coronet Creek Adventure

Coronet Creek Camping I was a little hesitant in writing about this trip, because I wanted to keep it secret from the mass visitors to the area. Realizing that the best expeditions cannot be hidden away. This trip consist of watercrafts (canoes & sea kayaks) of human...
Taken at Cove Bay Recreational Site

Travelers need to know one

RV series one Services, Fuel On a recent recreational vehicle(RV) trip to plot out attractions and must see areas in north west British Columbia (BC). The purpose of the trip was a work combined with some fun in the process. The insight we gathered on how travelers...
Mt. Paul overlooking Coronet Creek

Mount Paul

Mt. Paul If you want to summit, crampons are recommended for the section prior to summit. Otherwise the trail was fairly straight forward, canoe across from Coronet campsite dock, head into the valley until you find a suitable accent north and try not to get cliff-ed...

Caving At Night

Night fun with lights, with a bonus of exploring a cave. Can never get enough exploring this cave in Maligne Canyon. The biggest problem is the entrance seems to be tighter every time us explorers go in there. Getting night shots is an ongoing struggle, especially...

Aloha Cup 2017

Marmot Basin put on a good show for Easter weekend, a truly family event. An easy course set-up on Tranquilizer run with berms, jumps and gates. Almost everyone who participated got a prize from the local shops. Someone went home with a brand new pair of skis and...

Stargazing With Jasper Planetarium

Watching the stars in the dark sky is a fun event anyone can enjoy. Just find a moonless night and a dark preserve and the twinkles of the stars will light you up. A group gathered for some viewing of the stars with telescopes, binoculars and cameras to watch the...

Trail 4-7-13

The beauty about Jasper is that we have so many outdoor options, no snow? Well, biking is still an option. The labyrinth of trails makes it easy to pick one trail and switch your route at multiple intersection according to your whim. We wanted to check out the new...

Halloween 2016

Halloween is such a great night to get dressed up and be someone you are not. And it is also fun for the young ones to get treats from their neighbours plus a little social gathering for the parents. Believe it or not, some parts of the world do not know what...

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