Jasper National Park


Jasper National Park Photography Guide

The Jasper National Park Photography Guide describes the best photo opportunities in Jasper National Park, including from roadways and hiking trails.

Here are our favourite photo spots in Jasper National Park:

  • Patricia Lake
  • Pyramid Lake
  • Top of Jasper SkyTram
  • Maligne Canyon
  • Maligne Lake (Spirit Island)
  • Sunwapta Falls
  • Columbia Icefield Skywalk
  • Icefield Centre
  • Cavell Lake

For day hikers looking for the best photo opportunities, here are our recommendations, each of which are covered in our Jasper National Park Hiking section:

  • Whistlers Summit
  • Lac Beauvert
  • Maligne Canyon
  • Maligne Lake
  • Bald Hills
  • Valley of the Five Lakes
  • Beauty Creek
  • Wilcox Pass

Spirit Island at Maligne Lake is one of Jasper National Park’s most famous photo spots.Spirit Island at Maligne Lake is one of Jasper National Park’s most famous photo spots.

Jasper National Park Wildlife Photography

For wildlife photographers, we recommend:

Canadian Rockies Wildlife Photography, an eBook by renowned wildlife photographer Wayne Lynch.

The book is divided into two sections:

HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH THE CANADIAN ROCKIES is an easy-to-understand instruction manual on Canadian Rockies wildlife photography, with chapters dedicated to equipment, composition, lighting, and destination-specific techniques.

WHERE TO PHOTOGRAPH CANADIAN ROCKIES WILDLIFE covers the entire region species by species, with Wayne Lynch describing specific locations ranging from Jasper in the north to Waterton Lakes in the south.