Lake in Jasper National Park. Copyright © Ron Reiring. Image used under Creative Commons 2.0 License.

Jasper National Park is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, spanning 4,200 square miles.  It is located in the province of Alberta, north of Banff National Park and west of the City of Edmonton.  The park includes the glaciers of the Columbia Icefield, hot springs, lakes, waterfalls and mountains.  Wildlife in the park includes elk, caribou, moose, mule deer, white-tailed deer, mountain goat, bighorn sheep, grizzly bear, black bear, beaver, Rocky Mountain pika, hoary marmot, grey wolf, mountain lion, and wolverine.  (Source: Wikipedia, Image: Ron Reiring)

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