Jasper National Park is the largest national park in the Canadian rockies, about 189 miles (304 km) northwest of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The park has its own telescope at the Jasper Planetarium where visitors may take a guided tour, and also celebrates an annual Jasper Dark Sky Festival, typically held in October. For reservations, please visit online or call 780-852-6176.
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