Jasper National Park, nestled in the Canadian Rockies, is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. If you're planning a visit to Overlander Mountain Lodge, situated just outside of Jasper, you'll be delighted by the plethora of activities and attractions available in and around this beautiful area.
What to Do in and Around Jasper National Park
Overlander Mountain Lodge
Explore The Park
Firstly, make sure to explore Jasper National Park itself. With its stunning mountain peaks, pristine lakes, and vast valleys, there's no shortage of natural beauty to discover. Take a scenic hike along the trails to soak in the breathtaking views or rent a kayak or canoe to explore the crystal-clear waters. If you're feeling adventurous, you can even go rock climbing or try your hand at wildlife spotting.
Drive the Icefields Parkway
For those seeking a more leisurely experience, a drive along the Icefields Parkway is a must. This iconic stretch of road connects Jasper to Banff National Park and offers unparalleled views of glaciers, turquoise lakes, and cascading waterfalls. Make sure to stop at notable landmarks such as the Athabasca Falls and Glacier Skywalk for memorable photo opportunities.
Watch for Wildlife
If you're a wildlife enthusiast, don't miss the opportunity to witness the abundant wildlife in the area. Join a guided wildlife tour to increase your chances of spotting elk, moose, bighorn sheep, or even a majestic grizzly bear. Birdwatchers will also enjoy the diverse bird species that call Jasper National Park home.
Explore Jasper Townsite
Overlander Mountain Lodge goes above and beyond by offering a wide array of activities and experiences for its guests. From guided hikes and wildlife viewing to horseback riding and canoeing, there is no shortage of adventure to be had. The mountain lodge also provides access to nearby attractions, including Miette Hot Springs and the scenic Icefields Parkway, making it an ideal base for exploring the stunning natural beauty of Jasper National Park.
Stay at Our Jasper National Park Resort
When it's time to unwind, return to Overlander Mountain Lodge and soak in the stunning mountain vistas from the comfort of your accommodation. The park offers a range of lodging options, from cozy cabins to spacious suites, ensuring that every visitor can find the perfect retreat.