Old Fort Point

This sim­ple day hike min­utes from Jasper town­site will  bring you to this won­der­ful vis­ta of the val­ley. This hike is for all ages and there is even a stair case to help you ascend the steep rocky ter­rain.  Some times Park Canada has some inter­pre­tive hikes that will guide you to this area and show you all the flo­ra, fau­na and geol­o­gy or you can hire a day hik­ing guide local­ly.

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Athabas­ca river and Pyra­mid mtn.
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Intern­ment camp plaque
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Con­nect­ing road to Lac Beau­vert
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High angle view from Old Fort Point

Enjoy the view of the Athabas­ca River and also where the Rafter’s land their crafts. You have to make your own plans for this place, because there is just a pletho­ra things to do. Going to the top in the moon light is one of the things that comes to mind.  Decide for your­self!

Access: Hwy 93a, from Jasper, 3 km South,

Park­ing: Yes

Trail­head: Old Fort Point

Dis­tance: 2 km one way

Activ­i­ties: Hik­ing / Sights


2014

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