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Athabasca River

Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though the smoke from the BC Wildfires are hiding some of the beautiful mountains in the area, you can still get a great picture. It just looks like it's overcast! And on a clear day there is no chance of a bad picture (unless...More

Thank Annalee D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the sound of rushing water. Pair it with a picnic dinner to escape the business of tourists in Jasper and it's heaven!

Thank Leann M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This river is fairly large and flows to a point where there are great falls. Not to be missed, in my opinion!

Thank morrishj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the views of this long river. Great views from highway 93. Stop and take some snaps. You will enjoy it.

Thank Anirban B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the longest river in the state of Alberta. You will see it when you travel on the Icefields Parkway from Jasper to Banff. The river is fed from the melting waters of many glaciers. Two nice spots to see the river are the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This river is just gorgeous. Well worth seeing. This was a great time of the year to see it. Not too many crowds.

Thank Jodi B
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The Athabasca River originates in the Columbia Icefield and drains, eventually, into the Arctic. We'd heard of the Athabasca oil sands farther north of Jasper. It was fun to pick up this river on our way north to Jasper on the Icefields Parkway and watch...More

Thank mrsagf
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were able to view this river at several points and it is always exciting. Our favourite spot is where it joins the Miette River, just watching the merging of the totally different colours of the two rivers is fascinating.

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Glaciers are unfortunately disappearing so view the change in natural surroundings before they are gone. This river is fast flowing and fed by the melting glaciers year around.

Thank sateeshl2016
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Took a walk from Jasper town to Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge on the red squirrel trail - it was only supposed to take 45mins but we saw plenty of wildlife and scenery that it took us way longer. Only a few hills otherwise pretty flat...More

Thank Alice R
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