Jasper National Park
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Jasper National Park, a jewel nestled within the rugged heart of the Canadian Rockies, is a vast expanse of untamed wilderness that has captivated the imaginations of travelers for generations. Spanning over 11,000 square kilometers in the province of Alberta, it's the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies and has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Dominated by towering mountain peaks, vast alpine meadows, and deep-blue glacial lakes, Jasper is a testament to nature's grandeur. The park is home to the famous Maligne Lake, one of the most photographed places in the world, and the spirit island sitting in the center only accentuates its beauty. Nearby, Maligne Canyon offers a journey through a deep and narrow gorge, with walking trails providing views of its tumbling waterfalls and unique rock formations.

Jasper's landscapes are teeming with diverse wildlife. It's not uncommon to encounter elk grazing in the valleys, bears foraging along the roadsides, or mountain goats scaling craggy peaks. The park provides a vital habitat for many species, including the endangered woodland caribou.

For stargazers, Jasper is a haven. Designated as a Dark Sky Preserve, the park offers some of the best opportunities for star gazing, with regularly organized events during the annual Jasper Dark Sky Festival.

Visitors have a plethora of activities to choose from. Hiking trails, ranging from easy walks to challenging backcountry treks, crisscross the park. The Athabasca Glacier, part of the Columbia Icefield, allows for ice walks and exploration. And during winters, the park transforms into a snowy playground, ideal for skiing, snowshoeing, and ice-climbing.

The scenic Icefields Parkway, which connects Jasper to Banff National Park, is often considered one of the most beautiful drives in the world. This highway provides breathtaking vistas at every turn and is dotted with viewpoints, waterfalls, and trailheads.

In essence, Jasper National Park is more than just a destination; it's an experience. Its vast and varied landscapes, rich biodiversity, and array of recreational opportunities make it a quintessential representation of the wild and sublime beauty of the Canadian Rockies. Whether seeking solitude or adventure, visitors to Jasper are assured memories that will last a lifetime.

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Geeky Facts about Jasper National Park

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With 10,878 sq km, it is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies.

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It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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It has 1,762 lakes and only 107 are named.

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Real Canada

Real Canada

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£1,920 / person

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Banff & Jasper & YOHO & Kootenay & Waterton Lakes National Park 7-Day Tour from Calgary

Banff & Jasper & YOHO & Kootenay & Waterton Lakes National Park 7-Day Tour from Calgary

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£1,026 / person

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Canadian Rockies

Canadian Rockies

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15 days from

£2,420 / person

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Canada & The Rocky Mountaineer

Canada & The Rocky Mountaineer

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Vancouver Island & Northern Rockies

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Hiking in the Canadian Rockies

Hiking in the Canadian Rockies

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8 days from

£1,750 / person

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Western Canada Discovery

Western Canada Discovery

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9 days from

£1,138 / person

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