Flora

Taking a lunch break Edith Cavell Caribou Lake

Caribou Lake

Going beyond the Cavell Meadows will bring you to a beautiful Alpine Tarn ( Caribou Lake ), the scenery opens up with breathtaking Vistas.

Terry at the edge of the lake, Edith Cavell

Mount Edith Cavell

Few summits in the park can match Mount Edith Cavell’s jagged beauty. A small powder blue melt water lake and beautiful Angel Glacier

Blue Eyed Grass

Rocky Mountain Flowers

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Fauna

Brown Bear

Usually mistaken for a Grizzly, Brown bears are part of the Black bear family. Notice there is no hump on this brown bear.

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.

Pine Marten - Explore Jasper

Pine Marten

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

Beaver - Castor - Explore Jasper

Beaver

A Canadian icon and part of our heritage, Beaver has been sought after for their fur.

Wolf - Explore Jasper

Wolf

Wolf – Explore Jasper

Bald Eagle - Explore Jasper

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle, symbol of America. This bird of prey is majestic and beautiful.

Coyote - Explore Jasper

Coyote

Coyote – Explore Jasper

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.

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.

Big Horn Sheep - Explore Jasper

Big Horn Sheep

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

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.

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.

Osprey - Explore Jasper

Osprey

Osprey nests are are viewable at various points along the river in Jasper.

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.

Black Bear - Explore Jasper

Black Bear

Black bears are the most common to view in Jasper. Take a tour with the local wildlife companies or even adventure companies in Jasper.

Moose - Explore Jasper

Moose

These elusive animals are a treat to see if you are ever lucky to see them in the wilds of jasper National Park.

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.

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. 
 

The beauty of Jasper National Park. This section will be dedicated to the images of our fauna & flora. The images will be in higher resolution and might take a little bit longer to load, so please be patient.  

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