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Athabasca River Valley at Sunset
I know there’s a lot of competition for this honor, but I think the prettiest place around Jasper, Alberta is the area east of town, along the Yellowhead Highway and the Athabasca River. I was so impressed by it, that I returned to this area at the end of Day 9, for a beautiful sunset. Highway 16 (the Yellowhead Highway) is considered an east-west route, but leaving Jasper, it heads north for a while before turning towards Edmonton. Along the way, you’ll see some of Jasper National Park’s most impressive peaks. Directly ahead, on this straight stretch of the highway, …