Top Places to Visit in Jasper National Park

Explore National Park through the most stunning sites of the park and discover some of the most spectacular scenery in the Canadian Rockies! Walk along the towering limestone walls of Maligne Canyon, go on a cruise on the Maligne Lake, and learn about the disappearing Medicine Lake! See wildlife like sheep, elk and bears that populates the area at Pyramid Lake.  Enjoy jaw-dropping views of towering mountains that  surround the world’s most accessible glacier.

You many also like Whitewater rafting in Jasper National Park.

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Annette Lake and Edith Lake

Lake Annette & Lake Edith, known as kettle lakes, are the residuals of the lake that covered the entire Athabasca valley during the end of ice age. The lakes are fed by the extensive underground river system, from Medicine Lake : the same extensive system that causes the disappearing Medicine Lake and that made the Maligne Canyon. A quicksand filled pond, Ocher Lake is located at the north-east corner of Annette Lake. There are private cottages located on the Lake Edith lake front ...
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Athabasca Falls, Jasper National Park

Athabasca Valley glacier sheared of hard rock to cause a cliff and the glacial stream whittled away rocks to form the canyon. As glacier receded, Athabasca river which originates at the Columbia ice field flowed through this narrow gorge and fell ~ 23m over a cliff causing a class 5 water fall. Athabasca means 'there are plants one after another' in Wood Cree. ...
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Athabasca Glacier Columbia Icefield Icefields Parkway

Athabasca Glacier Columbia Icefield Jasper National Park

Columbia Icefield, a remnant of the last ice age, is an extensive valley of interconnected glaciers located in the border of Banff & Jasper National Park, across the continental divide. Athabasca glacier (6 km long, 90-300 m thick, 6 km2 in area) is one of the six glaciers fed by Columbia Icefield, which can accessed easily by visitors traveling on Icefields Parkway. Athabasca glacier has receded approximately a mile in over a century and is still receding by about 2-3 m per year. ...
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Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre

Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre

The visitor's centre, named Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre, located opposite Columbia Icefield is inside a 'Green' building, with many environmentally friendly features ...
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Glacier Skywalk

Glacier Skywalk

Glacier Skywalk is 1,312-foot long walkway, perched 280 metres above the floor of the Sunwapta Valley, offering unobstructed vistas of the snow-capped mountains and valleys beyond. Walk out onto the glass-floored observation platform and see the awe-inspiring scenery around you from ice-capped mountain peaks to vast glacier-formed valleys ...
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Icefields parkway

IceFields Parkway

The 227 kilometer mountain road, built almost parallel to the continental divide, passes through Banff National Park and Jasper National park. Named after the Columbia Icefield and the numerous other glaciers found along the route, Icefields parkway is also known as Highway 93 (Alberta 93). It is one of the best scenic routes in Canadian Rockies.
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Jasper tramway

Jasper SkyTram Jasper National Park

Built by German firm P.H.B in 1964, the Jasper Tramway travels to an elevation of 2,277 m. Travel up the tramway enjoying the alpine scenery of mountains, Athabasca river and lakes. This is Canada's the highest and longest aerial tramway ...
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Jasper Yellowhead Museum and Archives Jasper National Park

Registered as a a non-profit, charitable organization in 1977, this Jasper museum was established to preserve the human history of Jasper and Yellowhead , local landmarks of historical interests and promote an appreciation of regional heritage ...
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Maligne Canyon

Maligne Canyon – Jasper National Park

Maligne river, that originates at Maligne lake, flows underground from Medicine lake, till it reaches Maligne Canyon. At the canyon formed due to geological formation of soluble limestone bed rock (karst topography), the underground streams join force, to become the mighty flowing water that still whittles the canyon. There are six bridges built across the canyon to help one explore this magnificent work of nature : the first bridge was built in 1914 ...
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Maligne Lake Jasper National Park Alberta Canada

Fed by the Maligne river, Maligne Lake is the longest(22.5 km) natural lake in the Canadian Rockies. Known as Chaba Imne (Beaver Lake) to the native first nations, Maligne Lake was first explored by Mary Schaffer in 1907 with the help of Samson Beaver. In 1927, Col. Fred Brewster built Maligne Lake Chalet, the guest house, wash house, and cache at the Lake to house the tourists ...
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Medicine Lake JASPER Alberta Canada

Medicine Lake Jasper National Park Alberta Canada

Located in Maligne Valley, Medicine Lake is formed by the Maligne river. When the river on its way to merge with Athabasca river, reaches the Medicine Lake area, pools up to form the Lake over a series of underground caves made of limestone. The water drains through these sinkholes to appear at the Maligne Canyon.
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Miette Hot Springs.

Miette Hot Springs

The Mietter Hot Springs pool was built in 1919 by striking coal miners with logs and moss. As it became extremely popular with the local mining community of Pocohontas, a road and aqua court was constructed by 1938. Unstable rocks in surrounding areas and aging structure led to the closing of the aqua court in 1986. The current facility is located one km from the abandoned pool site ...
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Mildred Lake & Lac Beauvert

Lake Mildred & Lac Beauvert (Beautiful green Lake) are part of the Kettle Lakes of Jasper National Park. Along with Annette & Edith Lakes, these Lakes are the residuals of the lake that covered the entire Athabasca valley during the end of ice age. Jasper Park Lodge is situated on the North shores of Lac Beauvert, and the Golf course on the east shore ...
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Mount Edith Cavell

Named in the honour of the British Nurse, who helped war prisoners, Mt Edith Cavell is one of the most recognizable peaks in Jasper National Park.  Take the ‘Path of the Glacier’ trail though one of Canada’s most awe-inspiring landscapes to see the Angel Glacier flows down the north face of Mount Edith Cavell. ...
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Patricia Lake Jasper Lake National Park

Patricia Lake Jasper National Park

Named after Princess Patricia of Connaught, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, Patricia Lake is located in the Athabasca river valley. Enjoy the calm lake back dropped by the Pyramid mountain as you hike along the lakeshore trail. See the Lake from its Southern shore (near the Patricia Lake Bungalows to appreciate the scenery better) ...
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Pyramid lake Jasper

Pyramid Lake Jasper National Park

Located at the foot of the Pyramid mountain, Pyramid lake is about 1.2 square km in area. The lake drains into the Athabasca river through a 2km Pyramid creek. There is an island in the Lake, named Pyramid Lake Island, connected by the wooden foot bridge ...
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Sunwapta Falls Jasper National Park

Sunwapta falls was caused by the abrupt change of course by Sunwapta river. Over time the falling river has carved a gorge in the limestone rocks and now the falls has a height of ~75ft. After the first water fall or the upper falls, the river flows through narow canyon and to form a series of three water falls, called lower falls. ...
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