Things To Do in Jasper
1. Athabasca Falls
One of Jasper’s most iconic landmarks, it is easy to spend an hour or two at Athabasca Falls. This thundering waterfall is astounding and there are many activities that will allow you to learn its history. We suggest you cross the bridge and climb down the starts to the bottom of the falls to appreciate the force of the crashing water.
2. Take a Helicopter Tour
It is undeniable that one of the best ways to experience Jasper’s awe-striking beauty is from the skies. See everything Jasper and the area has to offer in a once in a lifetime helicopter tour. You will be left speechless by the waterfalls, glaciers and mountain peaks below you.
3. Jasper Planetarium
See Jasper’s dark skies in all their glory in an immersive indoor planetarium experience. A live guide will talk you through the beauty unfolding above you. They also host weekly astronomy events including wilderness stargazing.
4. Explore the Icefields Parkway
The Icefields Parkway is one of Canada’s national treasures and a must-visit during your time in Jasper. Stretching over 230km, this is one of the world’s most scenic drives and one of the most unforgettable journeys you can embark on. We suggest you hire a car and give yourself plenty of time for photo stops – you will want to capture these moments forever.
5. Go up the Jasper Skytram
This is your chance to see the Canadian Rockies from above. Board one of the enclosed trams and soar to an altitude of 2777 metres for views you have only dreamed of. You will be accompanied by a guide who will point out the remarkable sights on your journey into the skies. We suggest that after you explore the Summit Hiking Trail at the top for the ultimate adventure.