Cottonwood Swamp Nature Tour

Who I am
Lluís Enric Mayans

Author and references

A short 5 minute drive from Jasper brings you to the starting point of this nature walk. The walk takes you around Cottonwood Swamp (pronounced 'tua') meaning pond of water. The area developed into a stream many years ago, you will observe the birds and beaver habitats in the Park.


  • Done in English

You will go through a popular forest at Douglas Fir Forest bordering Cottonwood Slough. The ridge offers a magnificent lookout over the swamp area, the nest of birds, the beaver, the muskrat. You are doing an out and back on this trail.

Local guides have outdoor experience and knowledge of geology, flora and fauna, human history, fire, ecology, and a number of other park-related topics.

This tour is seasonal and only operates from:
April to November 2008
May to October 2009

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Pickup is available from Jasper hotels

Departure time :
18 30 pm

Return details:
Return to the starting point around 21:30 p.m.

add a comment of Cottonwood Swamp Nature Tour
Comment sent successfully! We will review it in the next few hours.