Jasper, AB, Canada is located in the Jasper National Park on the banks of the Athabasca and Miette Rivers in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a Dark Sky Preserve consisting of glaciers, icefields, snow capped mountain peaks, alpine lakes, waterfalls, hot springs, rocky canyons, wildflower meadows and more.
Activities most enjoyed in Jasper, Canada and the surrounding areas includes hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, cycling, golfing, camping, river rafting, canoeing, boating, fishing, flightseeing, wildlife touring, horseback riding, rock climbing, downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, ice skating, heli skiing, dog sledding, ice climbing and spa experiences.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Jasper National Park, Alberta includes Maligne Canyon, Edith Cavell Trail, Maligne Lake, Watchtower Trail, Medicine Lake, Pyramid Bench Trail, Athabasca Falls, Tonquin Valley, Old Fort Loop Trail, Skyline Trail, Valley of Five Lakes, Marmot Basin, Punch Bowl Falls, Lake Annette and Patricia Lake.
The most visited sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Jasper includes the Columbia Icefield, Whistler's Mountain Jasper Skytram, Jasper House National Historic Site of Canada and the Jasper Yellowhead Museum & Archives.
Travel services important to travelers in and around the community of Jasper includes accommodations (cottages, cabins, hostels, hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, vacation homes, resorts, lodges), campgrounds, tours, guides, attractions, restaurants, coffee shops, grocery store, pubs, liquor store, banks, gas stations, gift stores, cell service, internet and transportation services including bus, taxi, rail, and car rentals.