An escape to the scenic and charming beauty of Jasper for nature lovers can be an experience of a lifetime. Located in the Canadian Rockies in the province of Alberta, this town is an adobe of wildlife and natural beauty.

Big Horn Sheep at Jasper National Park

This town is situated on the confluence of two rivers, the Miette and the Maligne. There are four adjoining national parks in the city of Jasper, which form a part of UNESCO World Heritage site. The popularity of the places among the tourists has led to a number of hotels in Jasper coming up to house the travelers.

A few of the must-see tourist attractions in the city of Jasper are enlisted as under:

Jasper National Park

Patricia Lake in Jasper National Park

The largest park of the Canadian Rockies, this park is home to a wide range wild animals and flowers. There are glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, hot springs, waterfalls, lakes and mountains.

Goats enjoy the view at Jasper National Park

This park was established in the year 1907 and named after Jasper Hawes, a trading post operator. The site was granted the status of World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1984, keeping in mind the diverse and scenic splendor of the area. Rugged mountain peaks, alpine meadows, icefields and glaciers, lakes and waterfalls, extensive karst cave systems and deeply incised canyons attracts a large number of tourists every year.

Jasper National Park was granted World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1984

The town of Jasper came up around the park, which was initially known as Fitzhugh and the name was later changed to complement the park. It is home to grizzly and black bears, rocky mountain peaks, mountain lions, grey wolves, elk, moose, etc.

Moose and other wildlife roam the park

Recreational activities like camping, fishing, kayaking, hiking and safaris can be enjoyed by tourists in this national park.
Whistlers and Wapiti

Wapiti is the winter camp ground

Backcounty camping and trekking in the national park is available in Whistlers and Wapiti, nestled in the wilderness and beauty of the mountains. Whistlers is the summer camping ground whereas Wapiti is the winter camp ground. The Whistler mountain is a popular ski resort and the name is an indication of the “whistling’ calls of the marmots.
Banff National Park

Breathtaking views put life into perspective

This is known for its hot springs and is one of the oldest national parks in the world. It is the world’s third national park, established in 1883 and Canada’s first with an area of 6641 sq. kilometres.

Enjoying Lake Moraine

Reflections of Grandeur

The park is a popular tourist destination with a rocky mountainous terrain that include hot springs, ice fields, glaciers, alpine forests and dense coniferous forests.

Enchanting colors of Banff

Yoho National Park

Wapta Falls Powerful Force of Nature

This is the smallest of the four contiguous national parks in the province of Alberta. The name of this park is derived from the Cree word for wonder and awe. The topography of this park boasts of a number of mountains, lakes, waterfalls and canyons.

Emerald Lake – a place for wonder, awe, and building memories

Mt. Robson

Family time at Mt. Robson

The Mount Robson Provincial Park on the Yellowhead highway in British Columbia is a preferred backcounty trekking spot for many travelers.

This park is dominated by Mt. Robson, one of the tallest peaks in the country, the perpetual cloud cover gives it a panoramic view.

Perpetual clouds surround Mt. Robson, one of the tallest peaks in the country

Jasper accommodation is easily available around the national park and other places of interest, which are easily accessible to the tourists.

Visitor enjoy natural beauty

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