Summer in Jasper National Park
Welcome to Jasper National Park, the gentle giant of the Canadian Rockies. Located in the heart of the park, the laid-back mountain town of Jasper offers easy access to majestic peaks, endless outdoor adventure, pristine wilderness and abundant wildlife.
Find your connection to this special place by exploring one or all of our five spectacular regions, visiting our famous red chair locations or participating in Parks Canada led programs and events during your stay.
View or download maps and brochures of Jasper National Park!
You don’t have to go far beyond the Jasper townsite to enjoy park wilderness. Drive, bike or hike up to Pyramid Lake (7 km) and explore the many trails. For water lovers, grab or rent a kayak or paddleboard and head out to Lake Edith for a refreshing paddle!
One of the most stunning areas in Jasper National Park is Maligne Lake. If you have time, it’s a must see! Take a scenic drive through this beautiful valley (48 km). Visit Maligne Canyon, pass a disappearing lake, take a boat tour, lakeshore stroll or challenge yourself to a rewarding hike.
Edith Cavell and 93A
This summer the Mount Edith Cavell parking lot and a portion of Highway 93A will be under construction to receive much-needed improvements. For public safety, the Mount Edith Cavell Road will not reopen until August.
Miette Hot Springs
Soak in the hottest hot springs in the Rockies, take a short walk to the source of the springs or hike up to Sulphur Skyline to see 360 degree views.
Winding 232 glorious kilometres through the heart of Jasper and Banff national parks, the Icefields Parkway has been called one of the most scenic drives in the world. Glaciers, viewpoints, waterfalls, picnic spots and hikes galore can be found along this spectacular parkway!