The Best Photography in Jasper

Looking for the best photography in Jasper? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Jasper. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top photography spots in and near Jasper

  • Jasper, Alberta

    Fat Bike along the Athabasca River

    6.8 mi
    The area around the Jasper townsite is riddled with trails well suited for biking or hiking even in the winter months. One of the most scenic is Trail 7 along the Athabasca River.From the Jasper townsite, make your way onto Trail 11 which is a paved path that runs along the railroad tracks all al...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Hike the Saturday Night Loop

    4.0
    15.5 mi / 2678 ft gain
    The trail is split up into three types of terrain: one-third uphill, one-third rugged, and one-third downhill. Begin at Cabin Creek Rd parking lot and follow Trailhead #3.If you plan on mountain biking the trail, most people do it in a day. If you happen to want to take longer or are hiking it, t...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Capture the Northern Lights at Patricia Lake

    5.0
    3 mi / 229.7 ft gain
    To get to Patricia Lake from Jasper, from highway 16A, turn onto Connaught Drive. Stay straight for 10 minutes and run right into Patricia and Pyramid Lakes! Drive the 4.8km loop day or night for an opportunity to see moose, elk, and wolves. Also, there are plenty of hiking trails in this area.Ja...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Explore Edith Lake in Jasper National Park

    5.0
    One of the warmer lakes in Jasper National Park, Lake Edith is a great spot to post up and spend the day hanging in the summer sun. It comes with fewer amenities than neighboring and more popular Lake Annette, so naturally you'll see slightly fewer people. It does come with a public dock, but rem...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Catch the Best Views of Jasper on the SkyTram

    4.5
    Take a ride up Whistler’s Mountain to an elevation of 2,277 metres (7,472 feet) for stunning vistas of the surrounding mountains stretching up to 80 kilometres away. On a clear day, you might even see the white pyramid of Mount Robson in nearby British Columbia. At the top, you can hike the trail...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Explore Pyramid Lake

    4.7
    1.5 mi
    A visit to Jasper National Park is not complete without a stop at Pyramid Lake to witness the spectacular sunrise.From the Town of Jasper, take the Pyramid Lake Road all the way until you reach the end of the road, where you'll find the parking lot and the trailhead. The gravel trail is 1.2 kilom...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Explore Maligne Canyon

    4.8
    This canyon, although spectacular during the spring and summer as water thrashes through the canyons, should be explored in the off-season (mid-fall to late spring) to avoid masses of tourists. In addition to it being quieter, when the water levels recede, unique geological formations can be seen...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Hike the Valley of the Five Lakes

    5.0
    2.8 mi / 216.5 ft gain
    Getting There: The beginning of the trailhead is super easy to find, with the parking lot for the hike located directly on the Icefields Parkway. The Hike: The hike itself is super easy, but extremely scenic and beautiful. There's no real elevation climbs or technical sections, and a lot of peopl...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Mountain Bike the Overlander Trail

    9.9 mi / 1312.3 ft gain
    Getting there: The Overlander trailhead is a little outside the town of Jasper, to the Northeast (fuel-up at the local Tim Horton's right before hand). Either bring your own Mountain Bike and park by the train station, or rent a bike in town (I'd highly recommend Vicious Cycles; they only charge ...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Backpack the Tonquin Valley

    5.0
    43.5 mi / 1640.4 ft gain
    The Tonquin Valley is well known for its strong grizzly bear population. If you plan on tackling this hike check bear warnings prior to leaving and always keep a can of bear spray easily accessible.It also is recommended that hikers wait till late summer or early autumn to complete this hike. Ear...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Explore Jasper Lake

    This is a great photography destination because it's not unusual to have this whole place to yourself. It's less than a mile from the parking lot and there's just enough water in the winter time to catch that perfect reflection. Whether you visit during the winter or the summer, sunrise is probab...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Explore Cavell Lake In Jasper National Park

    4.5
    The hike down to the lake is relatively short, less than .5km each way. Once to the shore of the lake, soak in the amazing views of the reflection of the most prominent mountain in Alberta! Edith Cavell Mt. is the tallest mountain in Alberta at 3,364 meters (11,033 feet).Getting there: Drive sout...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Hike the Cavell Meadows Trail

    5.0
    5.3 mi / 1500 ft gain
    Jasper National Park is an outdoor wonderland filled with vibrant glacial waters and an abundance of wildlife. My favorite hike to experience the beauty of this park is the Cavell Meadows trail.  At approximately 5.3 miles, the hike takes between 3-4 hours round trip so it's the perfect way to st...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Hike the Path of the Angel Glacier Loop Trail

    1.2 mi / 328.1 ft gain
    you start the loop by climbing the small set of stairs from the parking lot to the memorial for nurse Edith Cavell. Ahead of you the trail has many options, leading down to the flood plains, or up to the lake viewing area. This viewing platform provides you with a elevated view of the glacial lak...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Hike to Edith Cavell Outlook

    1.1 mi / 229.7 ft gain
    Double check that Edith Cavell is open, it is usually open from mid-June, to late September or mid October depending on the amount of snow and time of snowfall. After following Glacier Rd. for 14km you will reach the parking lot, with four bathrooms (no running water). If you have a long trailer ...
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  • Jasper, Alberta

    Swim at Jasper National Park's Horseshoe Lake

    5.0
    0.9 mi
    Best explored on a sunny summer day, this horseshoe shaped lake has crystal clear water that is green turquoise in colour and is surrounded by cliffs. This is a very popular cliff jumping location with the highest jump point said to be at 80 feet. An easy 1.5 km trail brings you from one side of...
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