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.
Marmot Basin is located in Jasper National Park and is the northern most Rocky Mountain ski area. At Marmot Basin you can enjoy abundant dry, light & fluffy snow that is a dream to ski and snowboard on. The ski area has the highest base elevation of any major ski area in Canada. Over 400 cm of natural snow blanket the mountain annually allowing skiing from November to early May. Explore a wide variety of runs, from novice to expert, on four mountain faces spanning 1,720 acres (696 hectares) of skiable terrain.
The Jasper SkyTram whisks you up Whistler’s Mountain to an elevation of 2,263 metres, showing you stunning vistas over mountain ranges stretching up to 80 kilometres away. On a clear day, you can even see the white pyramid of Mount Robson in nearby British Columbia. Interpretive exhibits explain the high alpine environment, and a hiking trail leads you to the summit of the mountain. Gift shops and licensed dining facilities are also available.
Join an illustrious panel of astronomers and academics from diverse backgrounds for an evening of fascinating discussion and interactive participation at the Jasper Dark Sky Festival. This dynamic experience has been an audience favourite at past festivals, and with an all-star line-up, this year’s event promises to be even better.
The Sunwapta River is the only class III whitewater rafting in Jasper National Park. The self-drive option allows you to take your own vehicle to the meeting location along the Icefields Parkway (Highway #93) to allow for more flexibility before or after your rafting adventure. Call to book.
This package includes return VIA Rail transportation from Edmonton to Jasper, 4 nights of accommodation in Jasper, Marmot Basin ski pass or a snow shoeing adventure, dog sledding adventure, and ice walk in Maligne Canyon.
Horseback rides for everyone. A true Western experience offering a chance to explore the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains. The views are wonderful and there are abundant opportunities to see wildlife.
We focus on offering exceptional hiking experiences that take clients off the beaten path into the backcountry. Our guides are locals who will teach guests about the natural and human history of the area while helping guests learn the art of travelling in the wild. We keep our groups sizes small, which helps create an intimate experience and lasting memories for our guests.
The Jasper Tour Company looks at each trip through the eyes of someone who's seeing the Rockies for the first time! Combining love and knowledge for the mountains with a damn good story makes the JTC the Number One choice for adventure. For more info check out our website.
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 our talented chefs.
The Jasper Dark Sky Festival began with the goal of celebrating and preserving this status. At 11,000 square kilometers, Jasper National Park is considered to be the world’s largest accessible Dark Sky Preserves. From Oct. 12-21, Jasper's Dark Sky Festival invites astronomers at every level to gaze upon the wonder of one of the world's largest dark sky preserves. As daylight hours begin to recede, October is the ideal time to celebrate the skies with the annual Jasper Dark Sky Festival. Power Down. Look up.
Join experts from The Jasper Planetarium for a look at giant flames on the Sun, the planet Venus, and maybe even a view of the Moon…All in a 10-20 minute tour at the base of the mountain.Enhance your Jasper Skytram experience at the Lower Station before or after your flight, where a knowledgeable astronomy expert will show you a variety of different views of giant solar flames 100 times the size of Earth- snaking filaments dozens of Earths long, and much more! You’ll even have the opportunity to take pictures of some of these objects with your phone! Opens June 1st to September 30th daily, weather permitting of course - from 12 noon - 5:00 pm. For more information, or costs,please visit one of their websites.