Jasper Town & Around attractions

Top Choice National Park in Jasper Town & Around

Jasper National Park

Mountain lions, wolves, caribou, beaver and bear roam freely; glaciers stretch out between mountain peaks; waterfalls thunder over slopes; and valleys are wide and lush, with rivers charging turbulently through them…
Top Choice Hot Springs in Jasper Town & Around

Miette Hot Springs

More remote than Banff's historic springs, Miette Hot Springs ('discovered' in 1909) are 61km northeast of Jasper off Hwy 16, near the park boundary. The soothing waters, kept at a pleasant 40°C (104°F), are surroun…
Lake in Jasper Town & Around

Maligne Lake

Almost 50km from Jasper at the end of a stunning road that bears its name, 22km-long Maligne Lake is the recipient of a lot of hype. It is billed as one of the most beautiful lakes within the park and there's no den…
Cable Car in Jasper Town & Around

Jasper Skytram

If the average, boring views from Jasper just aren't blowing your hair back, go for a ride on this sightseeing gondola. The journey zips up through various mountain life zones to the high barren slopes of the Whistl…
Canyon in Jasper Town & Around

Maligne Canyon

A steep, narrow gorge shaped by a river flowing at its base, this canyon at its narrowest is only a few meters wide and drops a stomach-turning 50m beneath your feet. Crossed by six bridges, it has various trails le…
Lake in Jasper Town & Around

Horseshoe Lake

This idyllic, blue-green, horseshoe-shaped lake just off the Icefields Pkwy is missed by many visitors, making a stopover here all the more alluring. A choice spot for a bracing summer swim or a short stroll around …
Lake in Jasper Town & Around

Medicine Lake

A geological rarity, Medicine Lake is perhaps best described as a sinking lake that has holes in the bottom and functions rather like a bathtub without a plug. In summer, when the run-off is high, the lake fills mor…
Lake in Jasper Town & Around

Patricia & Pyramid Lakes

These two lakes, less than 10km (6.2 miles) from town, offer abundant water activities. Patricia Lake contains the wreck of a WWII ice-based aircraft carrier called Habbakuk, sunk after a secret wartime mission to c…
Lake in Jasper Town & Around

Lakes Annette & Edith

On the opposite side of the highway to the town, Lakes Annette and Edith are popular for water activities in the summer; both have small beach areas and a number of picnic spots. If you're brave and it's very hot, A…
Lake in Jasper Town & Around

Lac Beauvert

Dominated by the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge and golf course, crystal-clear Lac Beauvert (literally ‘beautiful green’ in French) is another Athabasca Valley glacier-fed lake. It’s a popular place for boating during s…