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Wildlife Viewing Etiquette in Jasper National Park

Thousands of tourists make their way through Jasper National Park every year, a lot of the time for wildlife viewing. Each of them hopes to have a once in a lifetime opportunity to view some of Canada’s most precious wildlife species. The park is the home to many large mammals including elk, deer, moose, caribou, black bear, grizzly bear and wolves. Although many of these animals can even be viewed on the sides of the roads and elk, often in the town or nearby outskirts, tourists must remember these are wild animals. Each of us who visits the park will drive through the amazing views of the Icefield parkways or the calming natural environment as you drive to Maligne lake, but we hope to educate on some unwritten wildlife viewing etiquette to keep the animals and tourists both safe.  (more…)

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Favourite Places to Visit in Jasper National Park

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Today I am going to share a few of my favourite places in Jasper National Park.  If you only have a few days in the park these are some of the must see’s before you leave.  I would like to start off by saying that if you like attractions, wildlife, hiking, and scenic views, Jasper National Park is probably one of the best places in Canada to go.  It has a good mix of nature, wonderful scenery and the small town of Jasper to fulfill your shopping needs.  The area can get a little busy during the summer months so we like to go early to mid September as that's one of the better months to see wildlife and it's not as busy in the National Park and the town of Jasper.  I personally have been multiple times and every time I (more…)

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My Top 5 Wildlife Spots in Jasper National Park

[vc_row disable_element="yes"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text el_class="wp-image-646 size-medium"] #1 Maligne Lake Road My first choice in my top 5 wildlife viewing locations would have to be Maligne Lake Road in Jasper National Park.  We have driven up and down this road more times than I can remember. It's an easy drive with many wonderful scenic views, hiking trials, rest areas with washrooms, and of course wildlife!  The road takes about 45 minutes each way without stops.  At the end of the road there is a Maligne Lake you can take a boat cruise... but this article is about wildlife. (more…)