Archive for March, 2011

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Marmot Basin – Jasper, Alberta (Canada)

Ken Powers Senior Writer/Visit-Jasper.com JASPER, ALBERTA (CANADA) – Found in the rugged landscape of Alberta’s Jasper National Park in the Canadian Rockies, the Marmot Basin is heaven for visitors looking for great ski vacations. Overlooking mountain views, find the 1,675 acres, 86 runs and 3,000 vertical feet of varied terrain that make up Marmot Basin…full article

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Jasper Skate Park – Jasper, Alberta (Canada)

Ken Powers Senior Writer/Visit-Jasper.com JASPER, ALBERTA (CANADA) – The Jasper Skate Park is located behind the Jasper Activity Center. This skate park was completed in Jasper, Alberta in 2003 with funds raised by the Jasper Skate Association. It is designed for skateboards, in-line skates and BMX bikes. The Jasper Skate Park offers its patrons an…full article

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Jasper Activity Center – Jasper, Alberta (Canada)

Ken Powers Senior Writer/Visit-Jasper.com JASPER, ALBERTA (CANADA) – The Jasper Activity Center is a multi-purpose center that offers an array of services and amenities for those that take their vacations to Jasper, Alberta but still need to pump some iron. The indoor recreational facility offers its guests a curling rink, arena, climbing wall, skating rink…full article

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Jasper Aquatic Center – Jasper, Alberta (Canada)

Ken Powers Senior Writer/Visit-Jasper.com JASPER, ALBERTA (CANADA) – Jasper, Alberta boasts a fantastic pool with a water slide for those that travel to this region of Canada for vacations. The Jasper Aquatic Center, with that afore mentioned three-story water slide, is an ideal family-fun attraction in Jasper. The center features numerous pool, a hot tub,…full article

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Recreational Facilities – Jasper, Alberta (Canada)

Ken Powers Senior Writer/Visit-Jasper.com Some tourists on vacation to Jasper are fully satisfied with its spectacular natural surroundings. But, if Alberta’s playground is not enough and you just need to lift some weights or do some pool laps, the town’s¬†recreation facilities more than suffice. If you feel like golfing, the¬†Jasper Park Lodge Golf Course is…full article

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Anglican Church of St. Mary and St. George – Jasper, Alberta (Canada)

By Carl Silverman Associate Writer/Visit-Jasper.com JASPER, ALBERTA (CANADA) – Jasper, Alberta’s Edith Cavell Tower with beautiful stained-glass windows sits across Miette Avenue. Intrigue and architecture go together with the strange beginnings of this 14th Century English Gothic church constructed in 1927. With the support of a figure known only as Anonymous Donor, Reverend Edwards of…full article

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Jasper the Bear – Jasper, Alberta (Canada)

By Carl Silverman Associate Writer/Visit-Jasper.com JASPER, ALBERTA (CANADA) – Located in downtown Jasper, Alberta is Jasper the Bear. He has become the landmark of Jasper. A lot of tourists stop to take their photo beside the statue. In 2005, Alberta’s Centennial, a Jasper the Bear coin was issued in Canada.

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Jasper Fire Hall – Jasper, Alberta (Canada)

By Carl Silverman Associate Writer/Visit-Jasper.com JASPER, ALBERTA (CANADA) – The Jasper Fire Hall is the second firehall ever build – the first was a small, rustic log cabin constructed at the cost of $1,000 in 1914. But residents of Jasper, Alberta didn’t believe it fit in with the growing surroundings of the town and gave…full article

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Jasper Information Center National Historic Site – Jasper, Alberta (Canada)

By Carl Silverman Associate Writer/Visit-Jasper.com JASPER, ALBERTA (CANADA) – Alberta’s Jasper Information Center National Historic Site is best viewed in its full glory at a distance across the street. Be sure to view it at the plaza/compass dedicated to sharing National Historic Site information. Knock on the door of classic Canada – the mark of…full article

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Jasper’s Pool Hall – Jasper, Alberta (Canada)

By Carl Silverman Associate Writer/Visit-Jasper.com JASPER, ALBERTA (CANADA) – Jasper’s Pool Hall, now the location of Barefoot in the Park and Parkway Gifts, is located across the street from the train station. And though it’s hard to imagine for most people on vacations to this region of Alberta, this little building was a one-stop shot…full article