Jasper Canadian Rockies

Jasper wants to know: how’s it going? Can they get you anything? How was the trip here? This easy-going alpine town has locals that treat you like long-lost pals and always has something amazing and outdoorsy to do.

  • Provisions: Jasper’s got brewpubs, cafés and restaurants that serve up local game like bison, so you just know it’ll make the perfect basecamp for whatever you get up to in Jasper National Park.
  • Ski bums: Marmot Basin ski resort is just a 30-minute drive from town. No-brainer.
  • Dreamscape: Make Jasper your starting point for the Icefields Parkway, a flat-out stunner of a Rocky Mountain road trip by car, bike or even on foot.  
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Mountain Air

Jasper, Alberta

Mountain Air has been Jasper's favorite boutique for shopping. Offering ladies and menswear in fun and contemporary fashion. Featuring lines: Guess, Miss Me, NYDJ, Parkhurst, Joseph Ribkoff, Mystree, Superdry, Desigual Mjus, Josef Seibel, Kenneth Cole, Stance, and Happy Socks.

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Jasper The Bear Statue

Jasper, Alberta

In 1948, Canadian artist James Simpkins created the character of Jasper the Bear to recognize the importance of environmental stewardship and cartoons about Jasper became a regular feature in Maclean’s magazine. In 1962, the character was officially adopted by Jasper National Park and a statue was erected at the townsite. These days, you’ll find the original statue at the top of the Skytram and a replica north of the Jasper Information Centre on Connaught Drive.

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Jasper Yellowhead Museum & Archives

Jasper, Alberta

Located in the scenic Rocky Mountain town of Jasper, Alberta, the Jasper Yellowhead Museum and Archives is dedicated to collect, preserve – and make available for research and exhibition – documents and artefacts that illustrate the human history of Jasper National Park and the Yellowhead Corridor.

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Rockies at Leisure

This popular circle tour from Vancouver allows you to experience two extraordinary rail journeys. Stay in Rocky Mountain resorts of Banff, Lake Louise & Jasper and travel the scenic Icefield Parkway.

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Western Canada Luxury Resorts and Rail

Treat yourself and experience the world renowned Fairmont properties, rich in history, resplendent in natural beauty and nestled in awe inspiring locations. Your journey through the spectacular Canadian Rockies will be complimented by these grandeur hotels.

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Jasper Dusk & Dawn Explorer

Explore the best of Jasper National Park with the Jasper Dusk & Dawn Explorer package. Includes admission on the Premium cruise on world-famous Maligne Lake to Spirit Island and Columbia Icefield Adventure before 11 AM and after 4 PM and . Save 25% on regular admission. See website for details.

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Jasper Tour Company

Jasper, Alberta
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For thousands of years, indigenous people have traversed through these mountains, creating routes used to trade between the different communities living on either side of the divide. The advent of the Fur Trade, saw them continue to do so, with many of them acting as guides to the European traders. Now, more than 200 years after the first Europeans were shown the way through the Rockies, the Jasper Tour Company continues to do the same. Following in the footsteps of those who came before, the Jasper Tour Company will take you out in search of experiences generally only found on the periphery of our daily lives. The Jasper Tour Company will treat you to a memorable pioneering experience that will help you build more of your own excellent history. The mountains provide the setting. They provide the guide. Without you, there can be no adventure.

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Maligne Lake Boat Tours

Jasper, Alberta

Maligne Lake Boat Tours introduce you to the azure-blue waters and majestic scenery of Maligne Lake. You can take the 90-minute cruise to Spirit Island, named the “Best Boat Tour in Canada” by Reader’s Digest, or specialty cruises like the Through the Lens cruise for photographers. Guided fishing tours are also available, along with canoe and kayak rentals, hiking trails, afternoon tea at the historic Maligne Lake Chalet, and dining at The View restaurant. View the webcam.1166

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Maligne Adventures

Jasper, Alberta
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Let Maligne Adventures showcase all the natural beauty and adventure that Jasper National Park has to offer. We have a wide selection of activities geared for all members of the family including our Wildlife and Waterfalls tour and Scenic Cruise to Spirit Island on Maligne Lake. Or join our professional certified guides on one of our guided hikes or walks to spectacular Mt. Edith Cavell or Maligne Lake. Whitewater rafting, a guided fishing trip or our train tour to the base of Mt. Robson – the Rockies' highest peak – are other great options!

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Christmas In November

Jasper, Alberta
2019-11-01 to 2019-11-10 MST

For the past 30 years, Christmas in November has been the most anticipated event of the year at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. With a variety of presenters, activities and sessions to attend, this event has surely been one to remember. Join our hosts along with a lineup of celebrity chefs and presenters for an occasion like no other. Package includes:AccommodationFriday night receptionBreakfast, lunch & dinner on Saturday and SundayMonday continental breakfast and brunchInstructional seminarsGratuitiesWe are thrilled to announce that Christmas In November was named the 2018 Tourism Event/Festival of the Year at the 18th Annual Travel Alberta Industry Conference ALTO Awards Gala!

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Jasper SkyTram Star Sessions

Jasper, Alberta
2019-09-07 to 2019-09-07 MST | Show All Dates

Blast off with astronomy experts for a dining and stargazing experience at a Jasper SkyTram Star Session. The SkyTram takes you one kilometre closer to the stars where you can view them through powerful telescopes under the darkest skies in the Rockies. Enjoy a guided tour of the solar system; you might even see a meteor or the Northern Lights!

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Symphony Under The Stars

Jasper, Alberta
2019-10-18 to 2019-10-20 MST

Gather under one of the world’s largest Dark Sky Preserves for Jasper’s Symphony Under the Stars. Witness the magic of the outdoor Edmonton Symphony Orchestra Strings, spend two nights in luxurious Fairmont accommodations and dine on delectable cuisine prepared by talented chefs.

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