Top 9 Things to Do in Jasper

Jasper is a photographers paradise, and once you're there, you may never want to leave.  

Offering a wide range of activities and things to do, Jasper is famous for its abundant wildlife and numerous, picturesque hiking trail.  For the outdoor enthusiast, Jasper is a wilderness paradise and history buffs will find plenty to entertain them in this charming railway town.
Skiing and snowboarding

Skiing and snowboarding

Marmot Basin, close to the town of Jasper, is a world-class ski resort with a range of terrain for all abilities.   
Hiking

Hiking

Here in the Canadian Rockies’ most northerly park and amid some of its most rugged landscapes, there is a range of hikes from easy, marked trails all the way through to longer, back-country hikes. Jasper National Park really is a hiker’s paradise. 
Glacier Adventure

Glacier Adventure

Drive out onto the Athabasca Glacier with an experienced guide, and get up close and personal with this ancient and dramatic landmark.
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Glacier Skywalk

Glacier Skywalk

Explore the glaciology, hydrology, biology and more of the remarkable Columbia Icefield on an interpretive cliff-edge walkway. Then, step out on this brand new, glass-floor observatory, a full 280 meters over the Sunwapta Valley.
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Wildlife spotting

Wildlife spotting

Jasper is rich in wildlife including caribou, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, wolves and even cougars. The 25-kilometre hike to the Sunwapta Falls, for instance, leads through major bear and moose habitats.
The Jasper SkyTram

The Jasper SkyTram

This guided trip in an aerial tramway takes you up Whistler Mountain to an upper station, 2,277 metres above sea level. Boardwalks, complete with interpretive plaques, provide a safe place to enjoy the views, or you can head out on one of the many hiking trails to the summit.
Historic Buildings

Historic Buildings

The Jasper Park Information Centre is one of many historic sites in Jasper, which also include the old train station, post office and fire hall.
Jasper-Yellowhead Museum and Archives

Jasper-Yellowhead Museum and Archives

A treasure house of artefacts and stories about Jasper’s rich history.
Sightseeing

Sightseeing

What better way to make sure you see all the sights than with a guided tour? Some of the many tours available include Explore Jasper tours and Maligne Canyon icewalks.