Jasper National Park is the largest Canadian national parks in the Rocky Mountains. It is located in the province of Alberta and covers 10 878 km ². He holds the great glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, hot springs (including: Miette Hot Springs), lakes, waterfalls. The main subjects are wildlife elk, moose, mountain goats, bighorn sheep, black bears, grizzly bears and caribou. This park is part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain parks, World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
The landscape best known and most photogenic is the Maligne Lake. A bus crawler offers trips on the Athabasca Glacier.
The major rivers originating in the park are the Columbia River, North Saskatchewan River and the Athabasca River.
The only major town of Jasper park, where is the information center.
The park extends south through Banff National Park.
By Maria Morari
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