Summer Vacations in Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park is a of the top sightseeing vacation destination in the Canadian Rockies, and is great for mountain vacations year round. Summer is the season of hiking, horseback riding, fishing and rafting.

Jasper is great for many activities, such as horseback riding.

Summer in Japser may have a slightly different schedule than the rest of the northern hemisphere. It typically runs from the beginning of May until the mid October. But you never know. Always be prepared for the worst, no mater what time of year you visit.

If you want to get a peak at the weather any time of year, you can jump on the Jasper Webcam. This free camera is actually controlled by the user, and can zoom in and out, and rotate 360 degrees. It’s a great way take a peek at your vacation spot, with views of both the town and the surrounding park.

Getting Around Town

Mr. Taxi is an excellent Japser transportation option if you have not rented a car.

Jasper Dining

Jasper has just about any kind of restaurant you might want, offering choices from ethnic foods to fine dining, burger joints to great places to pick up a big breakfast before heading out for a hike. Check out this Jasper restaurant guide to get the info you need.

Transportation to Jasper National Park

The train is an interesting way to get to Jasper, if you want a change of pace, so to speak. The half-day train rides run year-round, three times a week. Railway journeys to the British Colombia interior is with VIA Rail Skeena. Daily buses (in summer) to Jasper from Calgary, Canmore, Banff and Lake Louise. Greyhound also has regular bus service to Jasper from both Vancouver and Edmonton.

Jasper Tramway

This is a not to miss activity at Jasper National Park. It’s one of the best ways to take in all the scenery of Jasper National Park for all visitors, and to get good photographs, see wildlife, relax, and enjoy some peace and quiet with a great view.

Raft the the Banff/Jasper area's most famous river. Great for families, adventurers, stags, staggettes and corporate outings. Book now!

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Winter Icewalk Tours
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Join us on the three-hour Maligne Canyon Icewalk, where you will discover frozen waterfalls and elaborate ice caves!

Whitewater Rafting in Jasper, Alberta
Raft the exciting Sunwapta or the Athabasca River, or try the Fraser River in B.C. Jasper whitewater rafting has never been so appealing.

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