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The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
1 Old Lodge Road
Jasper T0E 1E0

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Thursday
More sun than clouds. Pleasantly warm.
84/46 °F
29/8°C
Friday
Mostly sunny. Pleasantly warm.
80/54 °F
27/12°C
Saturday
Morning clouds. Pleasantly warm.
84/51 °F
29/11°C
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About Jasper, AB

Safeguarding some of western Canada's most beautiful wilderness, Jasper National Park is rugged, awe-inspiring, and ultimately, welcoming. In its midst, where the Athabasca and Miette rivers meet, lies the town of Jasper. It, like the resort towns of Banff and Lake Louise, owes its existence to the railroad. Although settlers had lived here since the early 1800s (including Jasper Hawes, a fur-trade clerk for whom the town was named), it wasn't until the railroad came in 1911 that the town was established. Now serving as the base for Canada's largest national park, Jasper is quiet, laid-back, and ideal for leisurely sojourns. It's still tourist-driven, and trains and buses regularly deliver visitors to its pristine, glacier-fed lakes, wooded trails and snow-covered peaks. They come to ski, to hike, to fish, and to observe; and end up taking away not just photographs, but a renewed spirit as well.
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Fall and winter don't lack for big events, either. Starting with the Freewheel Biathlon in October, Jasper hosts a number of festivals and celebrations that everyone can enjoy. Also in October, one of the most difficult 10K runs in North America, the Jasper Root Romp, takes runners over difficult trails in and around town. The whole town celebrates the New Year with Jasper in January during the last two weeks of the month, visitors will find reduced price lift tickets and fantastic deals at hotels and restaurants.

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