Jasper National Park

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Plan a trip to Jasper National Park
About Jasper

Jasper is one of the highlight National Parks of the Canadian Rocky Mountains and it also happens to be the largest. I’d describe Jasper as more secluded and “wild” than Banff. Although it does still offer the same spectacular views and charm.

If you’re looking for a quiet(er) vacation in the mountains, Jasper is your place. Unlike Banff’s 4, 000 000 annual visitors, Jasper sees around 2, 000 000.

I’ve visited Jasper multiple times and I’ve embarked on some pretty amazing adventures. I’ve compiled all my adventures and put together this guide to help you plan the perfect trip to Jasper.

Jasper Guides & Hiking Resources

Destinations Nearby

Banff National Park

Banff National Park is Jasper’s southern neighbour. Located just 3 hours down the Icefields Parkway you’ll find the famed mountains, hiking trails, and alpine lakes of this A-list National Park.

Yoho National Park

Yoho is 1/4 of the Rocky Mountain National Parks and offers a significantly quieter mountain getaway than Banff or Jasper. Here you can find mystical waterfalls, striking lakes, and huge mountains.

Waterton Lakes NP

Waterton Lakes National Park is located in southwest Alberta. It’s a bit of a trek to get here from Jasper, but your efforts will be well rewarded. Waterton is home to a world famous hiking trail (Crypt Lake), wildlife, and dramatic red rock.

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