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Tourism Jasper is the destination marketing organization for the Town of Jasper and Jasper National Park.
Whether it’s stepping back in time to enjoy the cultural history of Jasper or undertaking an adventure along the Icefields Parkway, on the water, or on the trails, this laid-back mountain town gives you more breathing room. Surrounded by the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the town of Jasper is the gateway to Canada’s wildest national park. Its backyard is an 11,000 sq. km UNESCO world heritage site linked together by a series of authentic experiences for every type of traveler.
Jasper comes alive in the summer. Whether it’s the unexpected sandy beaches beneath the soaring Rocky Mountains or chance wildlife sightings deep in the backcountry (or right on the roadside), Jasper is home to countless adventures to let you unplug and reconnect to nature.
Interested in really connecting to Jasper National Park? Take a guided tour and learn from the locals, who are all so passionate about their surroundings that they’ve made it their permanent home.
Where to Stay
From rustic lakeside cabins to luxurious mountain lodges, there are options for those on a budget or those looking to cater their every comfort in this little Rocky Mountain town. Jasper offers a full array of accommodation options; besides the two options already mentioned, there are campgrounds, hostels, hotels, private home accommodations and B&Bs.
Rocky Mountain cuisine means anything from campfire cookouts to fine dining; this mountain town is more eclectic than most may realize.
In the winter
Marmot Basin’s uncrowded and unpretentious vibe is just one of the reasons so many skiers and boarders who visit once end up as locals! The variety of terrain on the hill makes it the perfect place to invite friends and family of all skill levels. Scenery, wildlife, and friendly people are just the beginning of your winter holiday in Jasper; from snow shoeing and dogsledding to ice skating and from the famous Maligne Canyon Icewalk or cuddling up to a warm fire with friends, finding something to entertain you in Jasper won’t be a problem. Also, be sure to check out the Jasper in January Festival - a jam packed festival of all things winter.