"With its majestic peaks and abundant wildlife, Jasper is a mecca for wilderness and adventure. From skiing, snowshoeing and skating in the winter to hiking, camping and biking in the warmer months, Jasper National Park is a special place to reconnect with nature. Covering over 11,000 sq km, Jasper National Park is the largest park in the Rocky Mountains. It is also the second largest dark sky preserve in the world. In the month of October, Jasper celebrates dark sky month with the annual Jasper Dark Sky Festival, a must-see festival for all avid star and nature seekers.