Jasper National Park is the highlight of any tour through Western Canada. Its towering mountain peaks, crystal clear lakes, dense cedar forests and glaciers that almost reach the road feature the largest national park in northern Rocky, the UNESCO’s “Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks” World Heritage Site. Is also part.
The unique Alpine mountain world of Jasper National Park spans an area of 10,800 square kilometers north-east of Edmonton and Vancouver in the Canadian province of Alberta.
The National Park was established in 1907. Jasper Haus served as the name, maintaining a foundation for the North West Company in the region. Jasper presents himself as a starting point for exploring the beauty and originality of the region.
The place is located in the middle of the national park and is easily accessible via the Yellowhead Highway. The local area is at an altitude of 1062 meters and emerged from the previous fur trading post of the Hudson Bay Company. Visitors can learn about the history of the national park at the Jasper Yalehead Museum.
You can see shimmering glaciers all the year round, an abundance of game, crystal clear lakes, thundering waterfalls, deep valleys and endless pine forests surrounded by rugged mountain peaks. is. Be sure to plan a trip with plenty of time to get into the breathtaking nature.
what should be done: Hot Springs, Cross-Country Skiing, Downhill Skiing, Wildlife Viewing, Marmot Basin, Boat Tour on Maligne Lake, Malign Canyon Ice Tour and more.
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With more than 10,800 square kilometers, the park is a protected alpine ecosystem that allows visitors to experience a range of solitude, wildlife and a range of learning experiences.
There are five national historical sites within the park boundaries of Jasper National Park: Jasper Information Center, Athabasca Pass (view point is about 25 km south on Icefields Parkway) Yalehead Pass, Jasper House (remnants of a fur trading post 1829) and Henry House (location of the North West Company’s trading post from 1811).