Maligne Lake, Jasper National Park

#5 of 20 in Nature in Jasper National Park
Water Body · Nature / Park
Explore Maligne Lake, the largest lake in the Canadian Rockies. The lake is 22 km (14 mi) long and boasts scenic views, campsites, and a tiny island. Besides being part of the Skyline Trail, the lake offers numerous options for hiking and exploring its surroundings. Take a boat ride to Spirit Island, or cruise on the lake and soak in the vista of vivid blue waters surrounded by tall mountain peaks and three glaciers. Go fishing, camp out under the trees, or have a picnic lakeside. To find out how to plan a trip to Jasper National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • This is a very beautiful, scenic lake with a short trail from the parking leading to the cafeteria. Due to COVID, activities were just starting to reopen and the boating on the lake was open for...  more »
  • This wasn't planned for us and I am so glad we took the drive out here. This lake was well worth the drive. The lake is so beautiful and the scenery around it is stunning. If you don't go on a boat.....  more »
  • Beautiful place..trick is to reach early in order to see the sunrise..simply breathtaking views
  • Weird standing out in the middle of a lake frozen over, worth the drive out there.
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