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    Jasper Discovery Trail

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    8.3 km
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    247 m
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    Directions to Trailhead

    The Jasper Discovery Trail is a great way to see the town of Jasper while taking in some interpretive information. The trail is equipped with benches, bridges and signs. The views are excellent for something that circumnavigates town, and you won’t get bored making your way through various features along the trail.

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    Route Description for Jasper Discovery Trail

    The Jasper Discovery Trail is a substantial loop that makes its way around the entire town of Jasper. You can join this trail directly from many downtown parking lots and even your place of accommodation. It includes some benches at viewpoints, bridges, interpretive signs, and well-maintained paths.

    Getting to the Jasper Discovery Trail Trailhead

    To join the Jasper Discovery Trail, you will need to look for signs with a small bear on them. The best place to join is on Connaught Drive by the train station. However, by using the map, you can join this trail from anywhere in downtown Jasper.

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