Destination guide

The scenic city of Jasper awaits you

The mountains, lake and wildlife display a scene truly unique to Jasper. Well known for its hiking, restaurants and skiing, this scenic city won't disappoint. Marmot Basin and Jasper National Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Jasper

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? You'll be sure to enjoy Jasper for its hiking and skiing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Jasper a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Marmot Basin (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Golf Course (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Jasper National Park East Gate (25.9 mi / 41.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Jasper

Jasper is well known for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in March, February, January or April, when snowfall averages 89.17 inches and temperatures average -13°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Jasper

Travellers enjoy Jasper for its lakeside setting and wildlife. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Jasper is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Athabasca Falls (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Mount Edith Cavell (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Jasper National Park (21 mi / 33.8 km)
  • Lac Beauvert (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Lake Annette (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Patricia Lake (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Jasper

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Jasper Station.