Located beside Jasper National Park, the small town of Jasper is surrounded by the rugged Rocky Mountains and numerous lakes. Recommended activities include a cruise on the 22 km long Maligne Lake, a ride on the Jasper Tramway and a visit to the Jasper-Yellowhead Museum and Archives to discover the town’s history.
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Maligne Valley sightseeing & boat cruise
Journey across the Athabasca river to Maligne Lake, via a stop at Maligne Canyon for sweeping views of a series of magnificent waterfalls as the river passes through the canyon. Farther up the valley, visit Medicine Lake, a basin that fills up during spring and summer from glacier melt before being reduced to a trickling stream by October. On Maligne Lake, take a boat cruise bound for Spirit Island and enjoy the scenery along the way.
Wildlife watching in Jasper
Join an experienced guide in search of Jasper's most iconic animals and learn how they add to the rich diversity of Jasper National Park. Established in 1907, Jasper is one of Canada's oldest and largest national parks, and encompasses more than 1000km of trails, thousands of campsites, mountain peaks, valleys and lakes. Wildlife is widely dispersed in the park, but your guide will know the best places to look for the many species that have been recorded here, including elk, white-tailed deer, bighorn sheep, pine martens and coyotes.
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