Horseshoe Lake cliffs

Horseshoe Lake

Cliff jump­ing is best done on a hot day. A lake shaped like a horse­shoe with sur­round­ing cliffs, the high­est jump point is said to be 80 feet. At approx­i­mate­ly twen­ty-five feet high, it was pret­ty scary for me already. I would not rec­om­mend these jumps for the timid. Be sure to have a spot­ter, so that if you did not land prop­er or freeze up in the frigid waters, at least you got some­one to save you.

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Horseshoe Lake cliffs
The cliff that adven­tur­ist jump off.

Horse­shoe lake is one of the deep­est lakes in Jasper. Oth­er activ­i­ties like Scu­ba div­ing, Swim­ming  and Fish­ing are avail­able here. Check with your local out­door stores to see if boats are avail­able to rent.

~ Warn­ing ~
This type of sport is dan­ger­ous and should not be attempt­ed with­out super­vi­sion.


Access: High­way 93 (Ice Field Park­way) South of Jasper approx­i­mate­ly 25 kilo­me­ters.

Park­ing: Yes

Trail­head: Short walk

Activ­i­ties: Scu­ba Div­ing, Fish­ing, Swim­ming, and Cliff Jump­ing


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