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Address: Maligne Lake Rd. | 44 km (27 mi) southeast of Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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A travelers dream come true!

This is a good day trip from Jasper a pleasant drive up from the Jasper town site is well worth the effort with many stops to take in the views. Spirit lake is a mystery lake that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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SHERWOOD PARK
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SHERWOOD PARK
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

This is a good day trip from Jasper a pleasant drive up from the Jasper town site is well worth the effort with many stops to take in the views. Spirit lake is a mystery lake that can be full of water or empty, the local Indians would camp at the lake and wake the next day to a n... More 

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Fingal Bay, Australia
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW via mobile

A great place to visit, peaceful and tranquil, you can soak these wonderful scenes standing on the shores, taking a kayak tour or join a boat cruise.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We drove the 40 km from the Jasper town site to get to Malign Lake. The road going in was a bit icy but all in all it was a beautiful drive. There was good parking once we arrived at the Lake. There are public bathrooms in the parking lot. Nothing was open so bring food and water if you... More 

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Fife, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Beautifil lake. Unfortunately the weather was not at its best the day we went, but we enjoyed it all the same. The drive up is very attractive. We stopped at Medicine lake and got some superb photos. There is plenty parking at the lake, and a couple of shops and a restaurant. There are also boat trips and canoing available,... More 

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St. Albert, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Maligne Lake is touristy, but it is easy to get away from the bus tours. There are hikes around the lake that are fairy quiet (some are rather rigorous) as well, you can rent boats to get away form the crowded tourist shop and viewing deck. Along the lake there are a few picnicking sites and a couple of camp... More 

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Lorain, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We first visited Maligne Lake 51 years ago on our honeymoon, and were amazed to find it exactly as remembered. The old boat house and scenic stand of trees are virually unchanged! And I am happy to report that the addition of an access road and cafeteria/store did not detract at all from the beauty and adventure of this excursion.... More 

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Witney, United Kingdom
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

You don't pass this lake on a main road, so it is worth making a special effort to drive this way, and if possible follow the road to the end of the lake and beyond. The combination of the sparkling lake and mountains beyond make for wonderful scenery.

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Jerusalem
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

From Jasper we took a drive to the lake in a sunny but cool day. The views are beautiful and arriving to the dock we went on a boat tour. Very nice girls were running the spot and were very good guides explaining the scenery. When arrived at one of the isles we were able to have a short walk... More 

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Irwin, Idaho
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A stunning hunk of geology the photographs well. It is a beautiful drive from Jasper and I saw a caribou. The boat house, the bay, the mountains were all great photo fodder.

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

After hiking the Bald Hill trail, enjoyed a little shopping and lunch at the Lakes facilities. They had a lot of nice items to purchase and the meal was good as well. Self serve, cafeteria style.

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