Maligne Lake

Locat­ed in the majes­tic Maligne Val­ley, this exquis­ite lake is the sec­ond largest glac­i­er-fed lake in the Rock­ies, stretch­ing 22km(14 mi.). A one-and-a-half hour boat cruise will take you past glac­i­er-stud­ded moun­tains peaks to world-famous Spir­it Island.

 

 

Try your hand at guid­ed fish­ing, hik­ing, horse­back rid­ing, and white­wa­ter raft­ing. The start­ing point of both the clas­sic Sky­line Trail, a spec­tac­u­lar three day hike that takes you 45km over the Maligne Range to a max­i­mum ele­va­tion of 2490m, and the Maligne Pass Trail, a three day hike to km72 on the Ice­fields Park­way.  Superb cross-coun­try ski­ing and Tele­mark ski­ing in the win­ter.   Restau­rant and shop­ping facil­i­ties are sea­son­al.


Access: From Jasper, head South, Maligne Lake road, 55km

Park­ing: Yes

Trail­head: To sev­er­al great hikes and ski tracks

Dis­tance: Short Walk

Activ­i­ties: Sights / Hik­ing / Camp­ing / Bik­ing / Ski­ing / Fish­ing / Boat­ing

 

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