Experience an otherworldly summer.
There's a reason so many people flock to the mountains during the warmest months. The glacier-fed lakes are sparkling, the trails endless, the views stupendous. Get ready for adrenaline-pumped river rafting, peaceful canoe rides to scenic panoramas, and long afternoons sipping local brews on a patio. The largest national park in the Rockies is waiting. Venture beyond.
Take your Jasper experience to new heights.
Popular Summer Activities
Open Top Touring
Hear Jasper’s most sensational tales as you explore some of the town’s most famous natural attractions aboard a 1930’s style automobile.
Scenic Float Trip "The Original"
Don’t worry the guides do all the rowing; there's always a chance of seeing wildlife while you sit back and soak in the spectacular scenery.
Guided Bike Tour
This tour will guide you along some of Jasper's best trails with the rocky mountains above you.
Sunwapta River Rafting
This river is aptly named Sunwapta (turbulent waters). The first half of the trip is gentle and scenic paddling. The latter portion presents sustained white water up to Class 3+.
Morning Glory Photography Tour
During this photo tour we will visit multiple locations and shoot from blue hour until golden hour. Be warned; summer sunrises are only for the early risers!
Explore Jasper's trail network by horseback and enjoy the stunning views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.
Experience the colorful history of Jasper while visiting some of its most spectacular destinations in our completely refurbished, 1939 “Jammer” open-air sightseeing bus.
Body Treatments by The Spa at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
An experience that gives you the time and space you need to breathe, dream and reflect on the natural abundance that surrounds you.
Experience Rock Climbing
Rock climbing guides and instructors will show you a fun, safe and memorable time in the vertical world, whether it’s your first time or you are looking to brush up on your skills.
Rafting Athabasca Falls
Beginning at the base of the thundering Athabasca Falls, this white water rafting adventure will surge through Class II rapids as you take in breathtaking views of Jasper National Park’s snow-capped peaks and evergreen forests.
Group Ice walk at Athabasca Glacier
Walk through snow and ice while your experienced guide navigates crevasses so that you may explore the glacier and ice caves safely.
Peak-Nic is a 4 KM hike to a stunning peak followed by a hands on backcountry cooking lesson and a mountain top feat with panoramic views.
18-Hole Golf Course
Each round of golf at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Golf Course takes you on an exquisite journey through a stunning mountain backdrop.
Planetarium and Telescope Combo
Enjoy a full evening of cosmic exploration in the world's second largest dark sky preserve.
Skyline Trail: Lodge-based Backcountry Hiking
The most popular backcountry hiking trip in Jasper National Park: the Skyline trail stays above treeline for 25 kilometers. Travel light, travel further, sleep in a bed, eat well and see more.
Explore the best views of Jasper with Canada's highest and longest, guided aerial tramway.
The Mile 5 Whitewater Raft Trip
Enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery combined with breathtaking vistas as we paddle nine kilometers through several mild white water rapids.
The 6 Glacier Helicopter Tour
This heli tour is full of natural beauty, glaciers and waterfalls, including amazing sights you can only see by helicopter from our exclusive Icefields base.
Helicopter Tour of Fiddle and Miette Mountain Ranges
This jam-packed tour features action right off the runway as you climb over Brule Lake and soar high above the Fiddle Mountain range
Maligne Canyon Guided 5 Bridges Adventure
Your guide will lead you on a unique route along the Maligne Canyon Rim to bridge #5.
Cavell Meadows Hike
This steep but well graded trail takes you through the flowered sub-alpine into the rocky alpine for ethereal views.
The Mighty Fraser River Whitewater Raft Trip
Jasper's big water! The Fraser River serves up turbulent rapids and eddies bound to soak every rafter!
Valley of the Five Lakes
The Valley of the Five Lakes is a nice gradual walk that passes five different coloured lakes, it is suitable for just about everyone!
Maligne Valley Wildlife and Waterfalls Tour
This journey takes us through forty five kilometers of the most spectacular scenery anywhere in the Canadian Rockies.
2 Hour Motorcycle Tour
Take a two hour motorcycle tour to one of Jasper's most iconic destinations such as Athabasca Falls, Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake and more.
Wapakwanis Plant Walk
Join Cree Knowledge Keeper, Matricia, as she takes you on a fascinating journey through the Plant Medicine World of Jasper National Park.
This Historical Gallery includes exhibits on the fur trade, the railway, and early exploration and tourism in Jasper National Park.
Maligne Lake Classic Cruise
Declared the "Best Boat Cruise in Canada” by 8 million Reader’s Digest subscribers, the Maligne Lake Cruise is an experience like no other.
Chasing Waterfalls Photography Tour
The classic silky, flowing waterfall photo has long been the most desired shot for landscape photographers all over.
Pyramid Lake Canoe Adventure
The guided Pyramid Lake Canoe Adventure is an excellent way to start or finish your day in Jasper National Park.
13 unique summer activities in Jasper National Park
Liven up your spring and summer with these unique activities that you'll be looking back on for years to come.
My unforgettable summer adventure in Jasper
There’s so much to do in Jasper National Park—the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies. If you’re not sure which experiences should make the cut when planning your visit, I suggest taking inspiration from my itinerary! You can copy it exactly, or just pick and choose the adventures that speak to you. I had an unforgettable time, but you really can’t go wrong with whatever you decide. Enjoy!