Jasper activities

Things To Do in and Around Jasper

Visiting Jasper national park in the winter is a unique experience filled with surprises and adventures. The park is full of natural wonders and is a great destination for all sorts of activities, whilst the town of Jasper is a relaxed and friendly mountain town with lots of things to do.

Outdoors Activities

Maligne Canyon Ice walks

Imagine walking through a deep canyon over frozen rapids and waterfalls. Anyone can take part in this unique experience with specially designed cleats that allow you to safely walk on the ice. 

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Ice Skating

What could be more Canadian than skating on a frozen Rocky Mountain Lake? There are a number of different lakes to choose from, and skate rentals are available in Jasper

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Dog Sled Tours

Another classic Canadian winter experience; Dog Sledding connects you to the past as you wind your way through the mountains in the same way as the original explorers of Jasper National Park. 

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Explore the woods and lakes around Jasper in their natural winter beauty. Snowshoeing is easy, fun and allows you to explore the snowy landscape around Jasper. A number of Jasper outdoor shops rent snowshoeing equipment:

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Cross Country Skiing

Quite simply, Jasper National Park is a great place to go cross country skiing, with a large trail network for all abilities and stunning views. Cross-country ski and ski rental information is available at the Parks Canada Information Centre and local ski shops.

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Indoors Activities and Sightseeing


Visit the Jasper Yellowhead Museum and Archives and discover the fascinating history of the Area

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View work by local and Candian artists and sculptors at The Mountain Galleries.

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Jasper Aquatic and Fitness Centre

Feeling active? Then why not visit the Jasper Aquatic and Fitness Centre with a 25 metre swimming pool, diving pool and slides, hot tubs, steam room, state of the art fitness facility and a climbing wall.

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Jasper is full of great shopping offering fashion stores, ski and snowboard, climbing and Outdoors stores, Souvenirs, Books and Arts stores and many more. 

Jasper in January Festival

If all that wasn’t enough, visit Jasper in January, and you will get you even more choice of activities and adventures during our annual Jasper in January Festival