Sunwapta River - Class 3
‘Sunwapta’ is the Stoney Indian term for ‘turbulent river’ and this river lives up to its name. With a steep gradient and numerous rapids, this is Jasper’s wild water rollercoaster ride.
The only Class 3 river located fully within Jasper National Park, it offers spectacular scenery and good wildlife opportunities. Don’t miss the high water mid-June to late July!
These trips do not require any previous experience and are suited for physically active individuals who weigh 90 lbs (41 kgs) or more and are looking for an exhilarating ride.
Duration: 4 hours round-trip (includes return transport from Jasper)