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Athabasca River

Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful milky green waters scour out the river valley while meandering mile after mile. The Icefilds Pakway follows closely beside for great distances so that frequent views are possible.

Thank 641joanv
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Even though the smoke from the BC Wildfires are hiding some of the beautiful mountains in the area, you can still get a great picture. It just looks like it's overcast! And on a clear day there is no chance of a bad picture (unless...More

Thank Annalee D
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I love the sound of rushing water. Pair it with a picnic dinner to escape the business of tourists in Jasper and it's heaven!

Thank Leann M
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This river is fairly large and flows to a point where there are great falls. Not to be missed, in my opinion!

Thank morrishj
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Loved the views of this long river. Great views from highway 93. Stop and take some snaps. You will enjoy it.

Thank Anirban B
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is the longest river in the state of Alberta. You will see it when you travel on the Icefields Parkway from Jasper to Banff. The river is fed from the melting waters of many glaciers. Two nice spots to see the river are the...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

This river is just gorgeous. Well worth seeing. This was a great time of the year to see it. Not too many crowds.

Thank Jodi B
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The Athabasca River originates in the Columbia Icefield and drains, eventually, into the Arctic. We'd heard of the Athabasca oil sands farther north of Jasper. It was fun to pick up this river on our way north to Jasper on the Icefields Parkway and watch...More

Thank mrsagf
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were able to view this river at several points and it is always exciting. Our favourite spot is where it joins the Miette River, just watching the merging of the totally different colours of the two rivers is fascinating.

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Glaciers are unfortunately disappearing so view the change in natural surroundings before they are gone. This river is fast flowing and fed by the melting glaciers year around.

Thank sateeshl2016
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