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Becker's Chalets

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 8 November 2019 in Landscape & Rural.

Jasper National Park, Alberta Canada
Just off the Icefields Parkway and beside the Athabasca River, these seasonal rustic cabins with mountain views are just minutes from the town of Jasper. This was our base for 5 days while we explored Jasper NP.

Marilyn Monroe stayed at Becker’s Bungalows during the filming of “The River of No Return” during late July and early August, 1953. Baseball star Joe DiMaggio, her fiancée, visited her while she was there. She stayed in what is now room #33!

Becker’s Chalets grew from 42 cabins to the 118 they have now. The original 42 cabins are still available today, although updated to today’s standard, they still possess the original character and charm including their stone fireplaces.

NIKON D5500 1/60 second F/4.0 ISO 560 24 mm (35mm equiv.)

By Marie from Entre By-Marie et Montagnes, France

Very nice place to spend a few days of vacation. Nice framing too
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8 Nov 2019 5:49am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

I remember that movie. I think it's one of the best Western movies. The wonderful actors and the environment in which the events took place immediately came to mind when you mentioned that movie.

8 Nov 2019 5:59am

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

On doit être bien ici
JP

8 Nov 2019 7:09am

JPA from Paris, France

sympa comme endroit!! amts

8 Nov 2019 9:03am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Looks like a great area to visit. I really like those cabins.

8 Nov 2019 9:31am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Nice place for holidays.

8 Nov 2019 9:43am

Devi from Chennai, India

Looks so beautiful..a wonderful spot for relaxation and exploration ...of course for nature lovers and photographers
I love that sky..May be some trees were felled to build more cottages here !
Have a nice weekend B :))

8 Nov 2019 10:19am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

A nice place to rest on the colored chairs, very well photographed.

8 Nov 2019 10:34am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

nice enjoyable shot !

8 Nov 2019 10:56am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Oh.....that looks very good and you feel like traveling too !!

8 Nov 2019 11:00am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

did you get 33 too? :)

8 Nov 2019 11:04am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

superbe endroit !!

8 Nov 2019 12:39pm

Rose from United States

That sounds like a nice place to stay.

8 Nov 2019 3:39pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

SO inviting

8 Nov 2019 4:20pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Looks like a great place for base camp.

8 Nov 2019 4:21pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

agréable

8 Nov 2019 4:44pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle chaise de couleur et vue superbe
Belle soirée

8 Nov 2019 5:52pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

love the basic colors for the chairs

8 Nov 2019 10:50pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

Such a lovely place to stay right by the river. The views must have been incredible. I like those colorful chairs.

9 Nov 2019 3:14am

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful place to stay and a lovely view of the Beckers Chalets. Nicely presented. :)

9 Nov 2019 3:28am

NIKON D5500
1/60 second
F/4.0
ISO 560
24 mm (35mm equiv.)