Best Attractions in Jasper National Park, Canada

Best Attractions in Jasper National Park, Canada

Jasper National Park is a national park in Alberta, Canada. It is the largest national park within Alberta’s Rocky Mountains spanning 11,000 km². Its location is north of Banff National Park and west of Edmonton. The park contains the glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, springs, lakes, waterfalls and mountains. Outdoor activities like hiking, camping and skiing are popular. Native wildlife includes elk, moose, bighorn sheep and bears.

Whistlers Campground Large campground with showers, restrooms & kitchen shelters, plus regular elk sightings.

Maligne Canyon is a slot canyon, Eroded out of the Palliser Formation, the canyon measures over 50 meters deep. Popular for sightseeing and exploration, the area contains waterfalls, underground stream outlets, birds and plant life.

Maligne Lake. The lake is famed for the color of its azure water, the surrounding peaks, the three glaciers visible from the lake, and Spirit Island, a frequently and very famously photographed islet.

Athabasca Falls is a waterfall in Jasper National Park on the upper Athabasca River, approximately 30 kilometers south of the townsite of Jasper, Alberta, Canada, and just west of the Icefields Parkway.

Pyramid Lake is a kidney-shaped lake. It lies at the foot of Pyramid Mountain, a natural landmark that overlooks the town of Jasper. It has a total area of 1.2 km² and discharges in Athabasca River through the 2 km long Pyramid Creek.

Annette Lake is the best lake in whole Jasper. The view is breathtaking. The water here is clean and very clear. You can spend a whole day with your family swimming, peddling.

Video Source: JASPER NATIONAL PARK’S BEST ATTRACTION …… from Bacha & Meg Outdoors on Youtube ⁄ CC BY

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