Due to it's vast size and location, the 11,000 sq km (4,247 mi) Jasper National Park is considered to be the world's largest accessible Dark Sky Preserve. It's also one of best places to stargaze in the Canadian Rockies. Every October the park holds a Dark Sky Festival that includes both free and ticketed events and workshops. You can learn about the constellations, listen to aboriginal songs and stories and even pick up some tips for photographing the spectacular starlit sky.
Enter our state-of-the-art 35-seat domed theatre and tour the world’s largest accessible dark sky preserve with a live guide – rain-or-shine! PLUS outside, try our “Wild Nights” stargazing experience and get the chance to look through the largest telescope in the Canadian Rocky Mountains.We offer daily evening programs, special monthly programs and of course a great array of unique programs related to our Jasper Dark Sky Festival in October.
This 300 sq km (116 sq mi) dark sky preserve, just east of Edmonton, encompasses Elk Island National Park and neighboring Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area. By reducing artificial light, the preserve increases the visibility of the night sky. Whether you stargaze around the campfire or attend the preserve's annual Star Party in September, you'll find that the night sky shines brighter in Beaver Hills.
Come to Kananaskis and be dazzled by a sky full of more stars than you can possibly fathom. Join our skilled interpreters on a starlit snowshoe through a frosty forest, enjoy hot chocolate in a mountain meadow and be awed by the incredible vastness of the milky-way before your eyes.
Adventure Borealis offers premier outdoor adventures in the heart of the oil sands. Our local Metis guides help ensure your memories of an outdoor experience in Fort McMurray will last a lifetime. Our years of outdoor experience and knowledge of the region will provide a safe and enjoyable experience.
Seppala Siberian Tours is dedicated to giving customers a great quality touring experience without injuring dogs and entertaining kennel visits and presentations that you will never forget.
Have you ever wanted to ride an adventure motorcycle through the beautiful Canadian Rockies and not take the tourist highways? Rocky Mountain Adventure Bike Touring Company specializes in guiding riders along the interesting and adventurous paths less travelled, in a unique, all-inclusive package.
Blast off with astronomy experts from The Jasper Planetarium for a dining and stargazing experience atop the Jasper SkyTram. Your SkyTram flight will take you 1 km closer to the stars, where you can look through the most powerful telescopes in the Canadian Rockies, under the darkest skies in the Rockies. Join a guided tour of the Solar System, learning about planets, galaxies, and constellations, you might even see a meteor or the Northern Lights! You'll have a chance to attend a talk on Canada's dark skies or a workshop on photographing the night sky with your DSLR camera.