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Jasper, when to go and where to go

Jasper, Alberta

By Stephen Nelson
Staff Editor

When to go to Jasper

You can get to Jasper by train, bus or automobile.

Summer activities in Jasper run from the beginning of May till the middle of October, depending on the weather in the Canadian Rockies, El Nino and Global Warming.

How to get there

The half-day train rides run year round, three times a week. Railway journey to B.C. interior is with the VIA Rail Skeena.
Return journey to Jasper with guided tour is by van with Jasper Adventure Centre.

Brewster runs daily buses (in summer) to Jasper from Calgary, Canmore, Banff and Lake Louise.

Greyhound has regular bus service to Jasper from both Vancouver and Edmonton.

Jasper Vacations runs daily shuttle service to Jasper from Edmonton and Edmonton airport.
Email: tours@jaspervacations.com

Getting Around Town
Mr. Taxi

Fryatt Valley, Jasper National Park

Photo supplies, Rocky Mountain guide and history books
Jasper Camera & Gift
412 Connaught Dr.

Where to Eat
Papa George’s (Casual Fine Dining)
404 Connaught Dr.

Palisades Restaurant(Greek/Italian Casual Fine Dining)
401 Patricia St.

Lou Lou’s (Breakfast, Pizza, Poutine)
407 Patricia St.

Soft Rock Cafe (Breakfast, Pizza, Lunch)
632 Connaught Dr.

Smitty’s Family Restaurant
109 Miette Ave.

Spooners Coffee Bar & Eatery (Lunch)

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