Maligne Lake, 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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  • I wrote a glowing review but tripadvisor didn’t publish it as I mentioned the pine beetle issue slightly detracting from an overall fantastic experience. The guides brought up the issue, it’s...  more »
  • Meg & Meg were excellent and funny. They knew their stuff and made the trip enjoyable, and fun. It was also cool to see the ospreys  more »
  • We whole family did Maligne Lake Tour on July 18. Our tour was booked at 0245 and we wanted to do it little early. When we reached there staff was very helpful and accommodated us at 0145 PM tour...  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.
  • Love it!
  • Hidden treasure
  • The lake is beautiful and we did a short hike to Moose lake to see if there were any moose. Unfortunately there wasn’t when we went but the path was very nicely maintained and we saw deer!

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