Snaring River Campground Jasper National Park.

The Snaring River Campground is located in Jasper National Park 13K north of the Jasper townsite. This campground has 66 campsites all with box framed gravel tent pads. There is room for an RV and tent in most of the sites. The campground offers potable water that is hauled in, dry toilets, communal camp kitchens, fire pits and picnic tables. Fire wood is available for use in the camp kitchens and camp sites. This is bear country, food and food related items must be stored properly. Snaring River campground makes a good base camp if you want to spend a few days exploring Jasper and the local area. Patricia Lake, Pyramid Lake, Lac Beauvert, Maligne Lake, Maligne Canyon, Medicine Lake, Mount Edith Cavell, Lake Edith, Lake Annette, Hanging Valley, Jasper Park Lodge and Miette Hot Springs are all close to here. The Jasper town site is very small, you can easily walk through the entire town in a morning or afternoon outing. More on Jasper here. Snaring River campground and the local area is well suited for Mountain Biking. The terrain is relatively flat with long trails. You can access the 27K Celestine Lake trail from here. There are are several campsites located along the banks of the Snaring River that offer beautiful views of the Valley. The surrounding relatively rare Montane Grasslands in this large valley support Elk, Mule Deer, Black Bears and Coyotes. Pocahontas Campground is located just east of here. Miette Hot Springs Pool, Sulphur Skyline Hike, Opal Hills Hike, Bald Hills Hike, Mount Edith Cavell Hike, Whistlers Mountain Hike, Maligne Canyon Hike, Horse Shoe Lake Hike and Athabasca Falls Hike are also located in the Jasper area.

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