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Jasper National Park, at over 10,800 square miles, contains the largest icefield south of the Arctic Circle (Columbia Icefield). Jasper, along with Banff, Kootenay and Yoho National Parks and Mount Robson, Hamber and Assiniboine Provincial Parks in B.C. form the world-renowned Canadian Rockies. The park is famous for its landscapes and wildlife.
Archaeological finds indicate that people were travelling these valleys 9000 years ago. Aboriginal people assisted early European explorers in their quest to cross the Rockies nearly 200 years ago and Metis families were homesteading along the Athabasca River when Jasper National Park was established in 1907.

  • Last visit to Jasper National Park: Jun 2003
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Jan 25, 2013 at 8:25 PM

    Looks like you had better weather than us, even so, we still loved this area. Thanks for the reminder of our time here!

    • LoriPori's Profile Photo
      Jan 26, 2013 at 3:22 AM

      I think we lucked out real good on the weather. We were there in June, 2003 - can't believe that it's ten years ago already.

  • GentleSpirit's Profile Photo
    Jan 8, 2013 at 10:10 AM

    i enjoyed your tour of the park, such spectacular scenery!

    • LoriPori's Profile Photo
      Jan 9, 2013 at 3:30 AM

      Pleased that you enjoyed my Pages on Jasper, truly an amazing Canadian National Park.

  • Faiza-Ifrah's Profile Photo
    Jul 26, 2009 at 11:50 AM

    your tips make a very nice read Lori. and there are awesome pictures capturing the beauty too. i think we will be here in 2010 :-)

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Jul 4, 2009 at 7:27 AM

    Wow, what a beautiful park The river and falls are so stunning. Great tips filled with some wonderful information. Thanks for the lovely touir!

  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    May 2, 2009 at 10:20 PM

    What a beautiful National Park! I would like to visit one day, drive along The most scenic highway in the world and do some hiking. Great tips Lori!

  • Kuznetsov_Sergey's Profile Photo
    Mar 26, 2008 at 9:45 AM

    Loved magnificent mountain scenery and especially the Mount Chephren and Athabasca Falls. Thanks Lori for the virtual tour!

  • cnango's Profile Photo
    Mar 30, 2007 at 4:00 PM

    I drive through Stunning scenery, picnicing by a waterfall. Your pictures & tips are awesome..... Thanks for sharing. Hugs, Nancy

  • Diana75's Profile Photo
    Mar 22, 2007 at 4:46 AM

    Magnificent scenery! A place I'd love to visit one day. Great page, Lori.

  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    Mar 6, 2007 at 4:55 AM

    This looks like a stunning place. I love the mountain photos!

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Nov 18, 2006 at 10:22 PM

    The Athabasca falls are really impressive! TheJasper National Park looks very "Alpine" and I more or less feel at home! This is a mouthwatering page!


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