Wildlife

Great Horned Owl - Explore Jasper

Great Horned Owl

Great Horned Owl, on May 3, 1977, the great horned owl was adopted as Alberta’s official bird after a province-wide children’s vote. The great horned owl is a year-round resident of the province.

Big Horn Sheep - Explore Jasper

Big Horn Sheep

These Big Horn Sheeps loves to block traffic. Watch for them along the highways.

Hoary Marmot - Explore Jasper

Hoary Marmot

Hoary Marmots are from the rodent family that lives in the sub alpine and alpine mainly where there are large rocks.

Red Fox - Explore Jasper

Red Fox

These creatures don’t show up very often, so this was a lucky capture at Old Fort Point. He was just going about chasing squirrels and rodents for food.

Grizzly Bear

These large animals are quite a sight to see if you are lucky to come across one in your visit to Jasper, hopefully from a safe distance.

Pine Marten - Explore Jasper

Pine Marten

Pine Martens keeps our squirrel population in check. Looks cute but aggressive.

Bull Elk

Elks

This species of ungulates are well known in town, as an local, we find them a nuisance most of the time.  They come and poop on your sidewalks and munch on your prize flowers.

Coyote - Explore Jasper

Coyote

Coyote – Explore Jasper

Golden Mantle Squirrel - Explore Jasper

Golden Mantle Squirrel

Golden Mantle Squirrel hibernates in the winter, these little rodents loves to beg for food, but, please refrain from feeding them. They have plenty of natural food to squirrel away.

Mule Deer - Explore Jasper

Mule Deer

Tell tale sign for this species is the black tip on the tail that tells them apart from White Tail Deer. 
 

Beaver - Castor - Explore Jasper

Beaver

A Canadian icon and part of our heritage, Beaver has been sought after for their fur. We live in a town that UNESCO has deemed a heritage site due to the fur trade that happened here in the 1800's. Ask at the Parks Information centre for the best locations to sight these creatures or take a tour with one of our local guides and outfitters, links below. #WildlifeWednesdays Tour Outfitters LINKS Wild Current Outfitters (Rafting & Canoe Adventures) Alpine Art Eco-Tours (Guided Eco Tours) Maligne Raft­ing Adven­tures (Raft­ing Tours) Jasper’s White­wa­ter Raft­ing Com­pany (Raft­ing Tours) Rocky Moun­tain River Guides (Raft­ing Tours) Jasper Raft Tours (Raft­ing Tours) Jasper Raft­ing Adven­tures (Raft­ing & Wildlife Tours) Jasper Adven­ture Cen­tre (Guided Tours) Jasper Rid­ing Sta­bles (Horse­back Tours) Rock­ing K Sta­bles (Horse­back Tours) Tonquin Valley Backcountry (Horseback, Backcountry Cabins) Tonquin Adventures (Horseback, Backcountry Cabins) Bor­der­line “Snow­farm­ers” (Horse & Snowmobile Tours) Valemount Accommodations Angela’s Accom­mo­da­tions Accom­mo­da­tions in the Rockies Bear’s Den B & G Accommodations Cabin Creek Accommodations Roony’s Accom­mo­da­tions The Gingerbread House The Wall’s The Wilgosh’s Maxwell Lake BnB (Hinton) Hotels Athabasca Hotel Asto­ria Hotel Moun­tain Park Lodges Maligne Lodge Ton­quin Inn The Fair­mont Jasper Park Lodge Best Western - Jasper Inn Park Place Inn Whistlers Inn Shops & Services LINKS My Jasper Nanny (Child­care & Dog Sitting Ser­vices) My Jasper Massage (Massage & Holistic Nutrition) Edge Control (Ski & Outdoor Store) Pure Outdoors (Ski & Outdoor Store) On-Line Sport & Tackle (Fish­ing Guides) Run Jasper (Running Activitity) A Different Angle Photography (Photographers) Tekarra Color Lab (Photography & Services) Weddings Jasper (Wedding Services Listing) Marriage Commissioner Gloria Kongsrud www.weddingsinjasper.com Beryl Cahill www.berylcahill.com BUNGALOWS / CABINS Pine Bungalows Alpine Village Sunwapta Falls Resort Jasper House Bungalows BACKCOUNTRY CABINS Ton­quin Adven­tures Ton­quin Val­ley Back­coun­try LODGING WEST IN BC Mica Mountain Lodge (Located near Mount Robson, half an hour to the Jasper National Park boundary) Dreamcatcher Inn (Located near Valemount Just over an hour west of Jasper) Lodging East of Jasper Over­lan­der Moun­tain Lodge (Located at the edge of Jasper National Park, on High­way 16) Feel free to share this post with the buttons below. You can also request for some particular shots from us at Jasper Web Design. Request for the desktop view to experience the full content, some modules are not displayed on mobile for speed.  BACK TO THE...
Red Tail Hawk - Explore Jasper

Red Tail Hawk

Bird of prey, in the eagle family. This is probably the most common hawk in North America, but rare to see in Jasper National Park.

The fauna in Jasper is abundant, Parks Canada works hard in the background in conserving the ecology of Jasper National Park. Take you time in Jasper and look around, watch your speed when driving, never know when a stampede can pop out from the roadside or a large animal wanting to cross. Do not stop in the middle of the road, pull off to the side in a safe manner. Take precautions while walking or hiking the trails, these are wildlife and not breeded for petting. Enjoy your time in Jasper and never feed the wildlife.

Shops & Services LINKS

Marriage Commissioner

BUNGALOWS / CABINS

 

BACKCOUNTRY CABINS

 

LODGING WEST IN BC

  • Mica Mountain Lodge
    (Located near Mount Robson, half an hour to the
    Jasper National Park boundary)
  • Dreamcatcher Inn
    (Located near Valemount Just over an hour west of Jasper)

 

 

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