Welcome to Jasper Town & Around
Most people enter Jasper Town from the south via the magnificently Gothic Icefields Parkway that meanders up from Lake Louise amid foaming waterfalls and glacier-sculpted mountains, including iconic Mt Edith Cavell, easily visible from the town. Another option is to take a legendary VIA Rail train (from either Edmonton or BC) through foothills imbued with fur-trading and Aboriginal history.
Stacked up against Canada's other national parks, Jasper scores high marks for its hiking, pioneering history, easy-to-view wildlife and hut-to-hut backcountry skiing possibilities. Similarly, bike enthusiasts consistently laud it as having one of the best single-track cycling networks in North America.