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Book Jasper Jasper National Park Activities and Attractions
Booking attractions in Jasper National Park, located in Alberta, Canada. Jasper National Park has a variety of incredible experiences for nature enthusiasts, from stunning mountain landscapes to abundant wildlife. Jasper National Park is one of the largest and most northerly of the Rocky Mountain national parks, offering a sublime expanse of untamed wilderness for visitors to explore. It spans over 11,000 square kilometers (4,200 square miles) and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site that also includes Banff National Park, Yoho National Park, and others in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks system.

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Maligne Canyon Ice Walk

Book Jasper Maligne Canyon Ice Walk

Book Jasper Maligne Canyon Ice Walk

Maligne Canyon Ice Walk

Join our guided, small group interpretive tour of Maligne Canyon and marvel at the frozen waterfalls, ice caves and fossils. Warm up with a hot beverage at Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen after your Ice Walk tour. Includes: Local hotel pick-up and drop-off, ice cleats, winter boots, helmets and head lamps.

Maligne Canyon Daily icewalks are offered at 9am, 1pm and 6pm. Try the 6pm 'Headlamp Ice Walk Tour' to experience Maligne Canyon's icewalk in twilight ambience. The tour duration is 3 hours which includes 2 hours of walking at a relaxed pace. The Maligne Canyon Ice Walk is Suitable for Ages 7 and above.

Complimentary Jasper hotel transfers are included. Please be ready in the hotel lobby at your designated pickup time.

Maligne Canyon Ice Walk Highlights

- Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour - Small group ensures personal service - Informative, friendly and professional guide - All necessary equipment included - Multiple times offered throughout the day - Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Maligne Canyon Icewalk in Jasper National Park

You'll be safely led by your knowledgeable, local guide into heart of frozen Maligne canyon where its sheer limestone walls reach more than 30 meters above. The winter freeze has caused the raging flow of water, funneling through this narrow canyon, to be brought to a dramatic halt. Waterfalls that drop from the canyon rim are frozen mid-flow, cascading down into a spectacular spray of icy daggers.

Maligne Canyon Ice Walk

Fitted with warm, waterproof winter boots and tread enhancing cleats, you will be comfortable and secure for the 4km leisurely icewalk. You will have plenty of time to absorb and photograph the majestic surroundings. During the tour, your local guide will reveal interesting geological facts while shedding light on the secrets held deep beneath the canyon floor.

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Jasper Winter Ice Walks

Maligne Canyon Ice Walks


Maligne Canyon, one of Jasper's most iconic natural attractions, transforms into a magical ice wonderland during the winter months. Guided ice walks take visitors along the canyon floor, where frozen waterfalls and towering ice formations create a breathtaking winter landscape.


Experience the beauty and tranquility of Maligne Canyon in winter, with opportunities to marvel at frozen waterfalls, ice caves, and intricate ice formations. Learn about the canyon's geological history, wildlife, and cultural significance from knowledgeable guides.


Ice walks typically last 2-3 hours, depending on the route and group size.

Athabasca Falls Ice Walks


Athabasca Falls, another scenic highlight of Jasper National Park, offers guided ice walks during the winter season. Visitors can explore the frozen landscape surrounding the falls, including icy cliffs and snow-covered trails.


Witness the power and beauty of Athabasca Falls as it transforms into a winter wonderland, with frozen cascades and ice-covered rocks. Learn about the geological forces that shaped the falls and the surrounding landscape.


Ice walks at Athabasca Falls typically last 1-2 hours, allowing visitors to explore the frozen terrain and capture stunning winter photographs.

Jasper Guided Snowshoe Tours


In addition to ice walks, guided snowshoe tours offer opportunities to explore Jasper's winter landscapes, including snowy forests, meadows, and alpine trails.


Strap on snowshoes and venture into the park's winter wilderness, where you'll enjoy serene surroundings, pristine snowscapes, and the chance to spot wildlife tracks and signs. Guides provide insights into winter ecology, wildlife behavior, and navigation techniques.


Snowshoe tours vary in duration, ranging from half-day excursions to full-day adventures, depending on the route and group preferences.

Safety Considerations in Jasper National Park


Guides provide necessary equipment, including ice cleats or crampons for traction on icy surfaces, as well as snowshoes for snowshoe tours. Dress warmly in layers, including insulated clothing, waterproof outer layers, hats, gloves, and sturdy winter boots.

Weather Conditions:

Be prepared for cold temperatures and changing weather conditions. Dress appropriately and bring extra layers, water, snacks, and any necessary medications.

Physical Fitness:

Some level of physical fitness is required for winter ice walks and snowshoe tours, as participants may need to navigate uneven terrain and snowy trails. Consult with tour operators regarding any fitness or mobility concerns.

Ice Walk Booking and Planning Tips


Book ice walks and snowshoe tours in advance, especially during peak tourist seasons, to secure your spot.

Tour Options:

Choose from a variety of tour options, including group tours, private tours, and themed tours tailored to your interests and preferences.

Guided vs. Self-Guided:

While self-guided exploration is possible in some areas, guided tours offer the benefit of expert interpretation, safety supervision, and access to off-the-beaten-path locations.

Winter ice walks in Jasper National Park offer a memorable and magical way to experience the park's frozen landscapes and natural wonders. Whether you're exploring icy canyons, snow-covered forests, or frozen waterfalls, these guided tours provide an immersive and educational winter adventure in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.