Jasper is a quaint city surrounded by majestic mountains. It also has one of the largest national parks within Canada. There are fantastic sites worth visiting, miles of trails worth exploring and great places to simply relax. Jasper is a place where you can chose to see it all or simply stop and smell that crisp, mountain air. You will love all that it has to offer.
The Jasper National Park is quite simply huge. There are miles, and miles, of wonderful trails, ski runs, bike paths and rivers for you to enjoy. However you chose to explore this amazing park you will be happy to know that it also has its own Hot Springs. The Miette Hot Springs comprise of outdoor water pools that are ideal for relaxing those sore muscles. Enjoy a birds eye view of the area riding the Jasper Tramway, which is one of the highest in the nation. It will show you some of the very best of Jasper.
The town of Jasper is filled with great restaurants, cute stores and wonderful museums. If you only have time to visit one though make your way to the Mountain Galleries. Spreading over 5,000 square feet, you will find a wonderful collection of Canadian art. Keep your eyes open for the four-legged locals that call this area home. Although the vast majority of the local wildlife prefer to stay out of the spotlight it is not uncommon to see a small herd of elks wandering the streets. They even have a reputation for causing a few traffic jams.
Whether you come for the Hot Springs, the Rocky Mountains or the amazing restaurants, Jasper will welcome you with open arms.