Jasper National Park Sports & Activities

In the northern half of the park, backpacking and horse-packing trips offer wilderness seclusion. The park's southern half rewards trekkers with dramatic glacial scenery. Day hikes are popular around Mount Edith Cavell, Miette Hot Springs, and Maligne Lake; Pyramid Lake and the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge are destinations for horseback riding.

Air Tours

Outfitters Icefield Helicopter Tours. This outfitter offers a bird's-eye view of the Columbia Icefields. They also have heli-yoga, heli...

Boating and Rafting

Boating in rowboats and canoes is allowed on most ponds and lakes. Boats with electric motors without on-board generators are allowed on most...


Tours and Outfitters Currie's Guiding. This outfitter offers half-day and full-day guided fishing trips. 406 Patricia St. , Jasper ...


Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Stanley Thompson designed the championship course at this upscale resort. Packages that include accommodations...


Long before Jasper was established as a national park, a vast network of trails provided an essential passageway for wildlife, First Nations...

Horseback Riding

Several outfitters offer one-hour, half-day, full-day, and multiday guided trips within the park. Participants must be at least age six to...

Multisport Outfitters

Alpine Club of Canada. Reservations for backcountry huts can be made through the club. 403/678–3200 ; www.alpineclubofcanada.ca . ...


Lake Annette and Lake Edith. These two lakes with women's names have sandy beaches and water that reaches the low 70s°F during warm spells...

Winter Sports

Jasper has more than 50 km (31 miles) of groomed cross-country ski trails and it is a very popular snowshoe and fat-bike destination. There...


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