Top things to do in Jasper Town & Around

Top Choice National Park in Jasper Town & Around

Jasper National Park

Wolves, elk, caribou, beaver and bear roam freely; glaciers stretch out between stark mountain peaks; waterfalls thunder over slopes; and valleys are wide and lush, with rivers charging turbulently through them – th…
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's eastern boundary. The soothing waters, kept at a pleasant 37°C (98°F) to …
Top Choice Coffee in Jasper Town & Around

SnowDome Coffee Bar

Some of Jasper's best damn coffee is – no joke! – served at this former Coin Clean Laundry, now reincarnated as a cafe-gallery-community hangout. Beyond the stellar espresso, SnowDome bakes killer muffins (still ove…
Top Choice Barbecue in Jasper Town & Around

Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen

The outdoor deck at the edge of gorgeous Maligne Canyon is temptation enough to dine at Jasper's newest restaurant. But the real clincher is the cornucopia of local meats, shown off to full advantage in the house sp…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Jasper Town & Around

Raven Bistro

This cozy, tastefully designed bistro offers vegetarian dishes, encourages shared plates and earns a loyal clientele with sublime offerings like Kaffir lime–coconut seafood pot or lamb shank glazed with fresh mint, …
Top Choice Cafe in Jasper Town & Around

Other Paw Bakery

An offshoot of the original Bear's Paw bakery around the corner, the Other Paw offers the same addictive mix of breads, pastries, muffins and coffee – while also serving up tasty sandwiches, salads, soups and well-s…
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 the largest lake in the national park and there's no denying its appeal: the ba…
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 seven-minute journey (departures every nine minutes) zips up through various mountain life …
Cafe in Jasper Town & Around

Coco's Cafe

If you're looking for breakfast, you can't go wrong at Coco's. There's not much room inside, but many are happy to cram in to plan hikes and trade bear sightings. There's plenty of locally sourced, vegan, veggie and…
Microbrewery in Jasper Town & Around

Folding Mountain Taproom

This up-and-coming microbrewery draws a boisterous mix of locals from nearby Hinton and travelers heading to or from the wilderness. Test the waters with a four-beer sampler (choose from Flash Flood IPA, Alpine Cran…