Mountain biking in Jasper
The Canadian Rockies is known to have some of the best mountain biking in North American, and Jasper National Park keeps this reputation alive by offering hundreds of miles and kilometers of mountain biking trails ranging from easy to difficult for bikers of all levels.
From May to October biking enthusiasts can chose from an endless array of designated trails winding around and through the beautiful wilderness of Jasper National Park. Though it’s advised to avoid biking during extreme conditions, the variety of challenging terrain is always a pleasant surprise for athletes wishing to spend adventure time in Jasper.
Those who are looking for an adrenaline pumping trail in Jasper but need equipment can find rentals at Freewheel Cycle Jasper. The rental shop is also stocked with trail guides specifying in detail which trails are open to mountain biking.
Beginners and new intermediates should check out the Athabasca River Trail, a 23-kilometer course cruising behind Jasper’s golf course and along the peacefull Athabasca River.
Intermediates will like Mina-Riley Lake Loop (9km), while the more advanced mountain bikers should give Saturday Night Lake Loop (27km) a go.