Jasper National Park is the largest and wildest of Canada’s Rocky Mountain Parks and it is a fantastic place for wildlife watching. On a recent visit, we rounded a corner on the Maligne Lake road and spotted a small herd of bighorn sheep including an absolutely enormous ram. His massive horns curled around his head and he looked up at us from a spot near the edge of the road. He was absolutely beautiful. Here are some of our favorite photos and some suggestions for how to find and photograph wildlife in Jasper. There are affiliate links in this post. If you make a qualifying purchase through one of these…
Everyone has fears and phobias – even if they don’t like to admit it. Claustrophobia, the fear of being in small spaces, is one of mine. I know it’s irrational, but when I find myself stuck in a small space my heart starts to pound and I want to get out as quickly as possible. Sometimes I panic, like the time I got stuck in the ladies bathroom at a Subway restaurant when the doorknob broke. Knowing this, you might wonder why I signed myself and my family up for a guided tour of the Rat’s Nest Cave with Canmore Cave Tours. And you might be surprised to learn that…
Jasper National Park is filled with breathtaking Canadian Rockies scenery and day hiking is the best way to experience it. Hike to the toe of an enormous glacier, climb to the top of a mountain, explore an incredible canyon or get a view of a sparkling blue lake. You don’t have to be a superhero to complete these amazing Jasper hikes, but the incredible views will make you feel like one. There are affiliate links in this post. If you make a qualifying purchase through one of these links, Wander Woman Travel Magazine may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Hike to the Toe of Athabasca…
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