Jasper National Park is the Best Place to Try Snowshoeing. Here's Why.

Walking in a winter wonderland.

Who doesn’t love exploring in the winter? There’s something about a fresh snow that makes the Rocky Mountains in Jasper National Park even more gorgeous. The only thing about that snow...it’s tough to hike in. Enter: snowshoes.


Photo: Matt Clark

“Learning” to snowshoe may even be an overstatement. It’s super easy and the whole family can do it. It’s as simple as putting one foot in front of the other and sometimes, like at the red chairs in Wilcox Pass, you don't even have to do that.  


Photo: Matt Clark

If you’re visiting Jasper this winter (which you should definitely do!), getting started snowshoeing has never been easier.  


Photo: Matt Clark

At 11:00AM on January 14th, 15th, 21st, and 28th we’ll be hosting group “Learn to Snowshoe” events. They’re free and we’ll provide the snowshoes. Just show up dressed for the snow and we’ll take care of the rest!

Check out this page for more snowshoeing adventures around Jasper. See you out there!

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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