Jasper National Park (Parks Canada) Guide 2020 : National Parks Navigator


Jasper National Park : Parks Canada

What to Visit?

Jasper is Canada's largest national park in the Rocky Mountains created after the completion of the second transcontinental railroad. This mountain wilderness contians incomparable beauty and abundant wildlife. The railroad brings thousands of vistors to this Park. Highway Route 16 goes right through Jasper. The Icefields Parkway (93N) connects with Banff National Park to the South. Hiking adventures abound and culminate in incredible mountain views whether starting from the village of Jasper itself or from nearby trailheads. Biking trails are plentiful. Canoeing, climbing, horseback riding and even water activities are available. Winter sports include skating, snowshoeing, and alpine and nordic skiing .


How to get to the Park?

Access by car via Route 16. Jasper is accessible via Greyhound bus . By Air travel to Calgary and rent a car (Enterprise Rent-a car) to access the Park. Rail to Jasper is direct by Via Rail. Bus connections are available to Banff.

Where to stay?

Accomodations: Camping: Jasper National Park has 13 campgrounds in season. Some campgrounds are even open in winter if you enjoy camping in the snow .

Hotels: Suggested in Jasper: Whistler's Inn in town center and nearby: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge .

Jasper Campgrounds

Jasper Camping

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