Jasper National Park

JASPER NATIONAL PARK – CANADIAN PARADISE ON EARTH

Jasper National Park is a place looking like from the most breathtaking postcard. Every year tourists from all over the world come here to enjoy the wonders of nature. This is a unique place where you can relax, take a break from civilization and urban life as well as make friends with nature.

Jasper National Park is one of the oldest and largest national parks in Canada. It was created in 1907. The park is located in the province of Alberta on west of Edmonton. It covers an area of 10.878 km 2. Such animals like grizzly bears, moose, snow goats, Canadian sheep and much more are living in Jasper National Park.

Imagine the summer, crystal water in glacial lakes, beautiful mountain scenery, rapid rivers and roaring waterfalls. Think of the winter, vast stretches of ice and snow, frost waterfalls creating fancy, giant sculptures, clear, fresh air and starry skies. That is Jasper National Park in Canada.

What is particularly worth seeing

Colombia Icefield

the largest ice field in Alaska. After an hour and a half journey we come to the tongue of the glacier called Athabasca Glacier.

Maligne Lake

Located in a glorious Maligne Valley, second largest post-glacial lake in the world. It extends to a length of about 22km. In the summer you can cross it by boat, in the winter – on foot, using snowshoes.

Spirit Island

known all around the world, a tiny island on Maligne Lake. To reach it, in the summer an hour and a half cruises on Maligne Lake are organized.

Maligne Canyon

the deepest and the most spectacular gorge in the Canadian Rockies range. You can traverse the canyon both in the summer and in the winter.

Sunwapta Falls waterfall

waterfall on Sunwapta river, the main tributary of the Athabasca River. It freezes in the winter, attracts even the biggest proponents of civilization.

Athabasca Falls Waterfall

The most spectacular, vibrant waterfall in Jasper National Park. In the summer picnic areas are allocated there, and in the winter you can ski there.

Patricia Lake and Pyramid Lake

Perfect for a family ramble. In the summer you can enjoy fishing, boating, canoeing, sailing, and surfing or have a picnic on the shore. In the winter, when the lake is frozen, you can practice winter sports – ice skating and skiing.

Edith Lake and Annette Lake

In the winter it is a paradise for all lovers of cross-country skiing. Near the lake you can enjoy a cup of hot, aromatic tea or chocolate and go back.

Mount Edith Cavell mountain

It is located on the Athabasca River. It is surrounded by a very charming, especially in the summer, meadows.

Stutfield Glacier

The tongue of Colombia ice field, a breathtaking place, perfect for all-day outdoor photography.

Jasper National Park can be visited regardless of the season, time of day and weather. Each of the proposed park attraction, will make your stay unforgettable.

Summer attractions:

Hiking

Some trails in the park are intended only for pedestrian traffic.

Rafting

Rafting allows to see this beautiful area from a completely new perspective. It is the attraction that provides the adrenaline and it attracts the largest crowds of tourists to the park. Experienced workers of Jasper National Park ensure the safety of all who wants to try this sport.

Fishing

To be allowed to angling in the National Park one must purchase a daily or annual permit from the authorities of the park. Angling is allowed only in accordance with the park limits and regulations. People under 16 years of age can go fishing without a license in the company of people aged at least 16, who have the permission.

Camps

in the park there are ten camping sites, offering a total of 1772 camping places, both in the summer and in the winter.

Cycling

diving

Jasper National Park offers a unique diving courses for beginners and one-time diving, for experienced divers, in the crystal clear Patricia Lake. All this under the supervision of experienced instructors.

Winter attraction:

Winter tour to the deepest canyon in Jasper National Park. Imagine a sparkling, shiny, beautiful ice sculpture into which Maligne Canyon turns in the winter. Supporters of a truly unforgettable sensations can go this route at night, admiring the endless icy glare and a great starry sky.

Winter sports (downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, skating, snowshoeing)

Such views will not be found in any other place.

Jasper National Park