Athabasca Glacier, Jasper National Park

Take a walk on Athabasca Glacier, and see the otherworldly look of the rocky moraines left by the slowly shrinking ice. One of six main "toes" stemming from the Columbia Icefield, the glacier remains in constant motion, moving forward a few centimeters each day. Be careful when walking on the ice: hidden cracks and crevices are extremely dangerous, so be sure to stay within the barriers. Make Athabasca Glacier a centerpiece of your Jasper National Park vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Jasper National Park day trip app.
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  • We loved seeing the Athabasca Glacier. You can easily view it from the road as you drive by on the Icefields Parkway. There are markers indicating where the glacier used to be and how far it has...  more »
  • Totally worth a visit to witness the natural beauty... for pictures from our trip follow us on instagram @ bhavnaandshahaan thank you  more »

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