April 21, 2017

6 Essential Apps For Your Next Jasper Adventure


Want to be adventure ready? Transform your smartphone into a valuable outdoor travel tool with these 6 amazing apps!

Parks Canada

Parks Canada

Embark on a journey to discover your adventure level - earning badges along the way. Learn skills from wilderness field guides and explore all the incredible custom adventures waiting for you in Jasper!

All trails has the largest collection of detailed, hand-curated trail maps and trail reviews crowdsourced from a community of millions of hikers, mountains bikers and trail runners.

Find your perfect hike, bike or run by trail length, rating and difficulty level. AllTrails also allows users to save their favourite trails, as well as filter by dog-friendly, kid-friendly, and wheelchair friendly trails.

Parks Canada’s Learn to Camp is the ideal app for first-time campers who want to plan a trip to Canada’s base of adventure. It is packed with the information you need to make your first camping trip a success, including camping basics, insider’s tips, packing checklists, national park information, recipes and cooking advice.

This app also includes an interactive camping checklist (and is offered in French!). Find more information on camping in Jasper here

Want to find some of Jasper’s hidden gems, but need some help finding them? Find the best places in town and the information you need to get there with Google Maps! 

As one of the world’s largest dark sky preserves, Jasper National Park is the perfect location to be on the lookout for the aurora! This app notifies users when auroral activity is expected to be high and offers plenty of detailed information about solar winds, viewing locations and upcoming weather forecasts.

Can’t get enough of Jasper’s dark sky? Come celebrate the sky with the annual Jasper Dark Sky Festival presented by Rocky Mountaineer, an ever-growing celebration aimed at connecting all ages to the universe and beyond. 

As one of the leading social media apps in the world, Instagram is the perfect way to share your special Jasper photo and video moments.

Got photos you’d like the world to see? Tag @TourismJasper, #MyJasper #jaspernationalpark to give us permission to share on our Instagram account

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