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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The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Golf Club

Jasper, Alberta

Stanley Thompson, Canada's master golf course architect, designed this 18-hole course with elevated tee boxes, wide fairways that carve through thick forest, dramatic bunkering and holes aligned with distant mountain vistas. It has received 4.5 Stars from Golf Digest, the Gold Tee award from Meetings and Incentive Magazine seven years in a row, and the Successful Meetings Magazine Pinnacle Award six years running. In addition to being recognized annually among the best public courses in Canada, SCOREGolf Magazine rated it as the Number One Public course in Canada for 2013.

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Jasper House National Historic Site

Jasper, Alberta

Between 1813 and 1884, Jasper House was a rest stop for fur traders and a meeting place for voyageurs, missionaries, and others. The site was named for Jasper Hawes, who operated the trading post from 1814 until 1817. In 1909, the building was dismantled to provide lumber to the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. Now all that remains is a small cemetery. In 1924, Jasper House was designated a national historic site marked by a commemorative tone and plaque. The site is located about 35-km east of the Jasper townsite and accessed via a short trail to a wooden platform with a lookout across the Athabasca River.

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Summit Massage Therapy and Wellness

Jasper, Alberta
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Located in downtown Jasper, Summit Massage Therapy & Wellness is where your ascent to wellness begins. Skilled, dedicated and caring practitioners offer a variety of holistic treatment options in a cozy, yet professional clinic setting. Treatment options include relaxation,therapeutic, pre/post natal and hot stone massage, cupping therapy, myofascial release, shiatsu, reflexology, nutritional counselling, orthobionomy, reiki and spiritual response therapy. While in Jasper, let Summit and it's wonderful practitioners be part of your journey to wellness. Easy online booking available.

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Travel Offers

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Whitewater Rafting on Jasper's Fraser River

From our launch in the shadow of Mount Robson, the “Mighty Fraser” serves up turbulent rapids bound to soak every rafter! After a short portage around Rearguard Falls we paddle into the best whitewater of the trip. This trip offers chances to spot seasonal spawning salmon. Available mid-May to mid-September.

Expires: 2020-09-13
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Jasper Train Tour-Dunster Station

Ride the steel rails! Travel from Jasper into B.C. and back again. Encounter wildlife and enjoy breathtaking views of the Rockies. Experience both the train and a small personalized sightseeing tour all in the same day. All aboard your Jasper Train Tour!

Expires: 2020-03-31
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99 Ways to Play in Jasper

Spend a magical summer vacation or winter holiday in the beautiful Canadian Rocky Mountains. With a great rate and $99 activity credit per night, you're free to enjoy the many on-site activities. Get pampered at the Spa, savour gourmet dining or discover new adventures just outside your cabin door.

Expires: 2020-10-01
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Tours

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Jasper Rafting Adventures

Jasper, Alberta

Our focus is on creating lasting memories and ensuring that you enjoy your time on the water. Our guides are trained and committed to sharing incredible whitewater rafting experiences with you and your family. The magnificent scenery of the Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park surrounds you while you raft. Retrace the steps of early explorers, look for wildlife along the riverbanks or simply enjoy the lively whitewater rapids. Our Jasper is your Jasper. Let the adventure begin! A small company that started small and will remain small, we are Jasper's newest whitewater rafting company with the most current gear.

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Jasper Motorcycle Tours

Jasper, Alberta

Snap an endless stream of photos from the comfort of the sidecar attached to a Harley Davidson while Jasper Motorcycle Tours takes you on the adventure of a lifetime. Feel the mountain fresh air fix the smile on your face. Smell the trees and flowers in bloom. Look in every direction to see endless unobstructed views of Japer National Park. You are surrounded by stunning emerald green lakes, snow-crested mountains, blue glaciers, massive icefields all linked by a narrow deserted stretch of highway. Your tour guide is your driver and he will treat you and your companion to sights missed by motorcoach and car. Park along the highway or lonely back road to watch bears, mountain goats, elk and moose as they move through the forest. Step off the motorcycle to walk a trail to a thundering waterfall. Then hop back into the sidecar or switch to the seat behind the driver so you can salute other riders as they do the same mountain-lined trek. Jasper National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Alberta and it's vast, untouched and stupendous by motorcycle. The Icefields Parkway is rated as one of the worlds greatest drives.

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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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Events

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Jasper PJ Party

Jasper, Alberta
2020-03-13 to 2020-03-15 MST

The PJ Party girls' event is back for another amazing year of ladies-only fun. Bring your favourite pajamas and your best friends for a weekend filled with dance parties, cocktails, fabulous food, fun classes, and most importantly, some much deserved 'me-time' with the girls. This is one Jasper getaway that you will not want to miss.

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Jasper Dark Sky Festival

Jasper, Alberta
2019-10-18 to 2019-10-27 MST

At 11,000 square kilometres, Jasper National Park is the world’s largest accessible Dark Sky Preserve, and the host of the annual Jasper Dark Sky Festival. Every October, astronomers of any level can enjoy this natural wonder, and take part in guided stargazing, planetarium experiences and photography workshops. Join the festival, and get lost in the stars.

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Project Black Hole

Jasper, Alberta
2019-10-18 to 2019-10-27 MST

Project Black Hole is a media art installation by Scott Portingale that is debuting at the 2019 Jasper Dark Sky Festival. Using mathematical models and theories of gravitation as inspiration, Scott has created a set of black hole sculptures for the gallery environment. These sculptures are brought to life by projected media that was photographed using in-camera cinematic techniques, giving the sculptures a visual dynamic of the light and matter surrounding the event horizon. Scott Portingale is a director and animator living in Edmonton, Canada. Scott's multimedia approach to making films blends in-camera techniques such as time-lapse and stop-motion animation into films with themes rooted in the natural world, the scientific pursuit, and the human experience. His short films have been programmed across multiple platforms including international film festivals, art galleries, and installations, and have won a handful of awards along the way.

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