Athabasca River (Athabasca Falls)
by Jasper's Whitewater Rafting
This 3 hour round trip departs from Jasper 3 times daily at 9:00 AM, 12:00 PM and 3:30 PM.
This run (approximately 12km) contains numerous Class 2 white water rapids. Beginning at the base of the Athabasca Falls, the paddler is challenged by rapids and enchanted by magnificent scenery in a canyon setting.
You will be picked up at our designated meeting area and transported to the put in site, 30km south of Jasper town site. This trip will take approximately 3 hours (1.5 hour river time). The designated pickup point is on Hazel Avenue, south side of the railroad tracks in the RV (recreational vehicle) parking lot. Times are mountain daylight savings (Alberta) time.
We provide national park licensed guides, wet suits, life jackets, paddle jackets, neoprene booties. Wind pants, touques, neoprene mitts are available for inclement weather. All you need to bring is enthusiasm, a bathing suit or shorts and a T-shirt. Rain or Shine this trip is fun for ages 6 and up.