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Maligne Lake

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Address: Maligne Lake Rd. | 44 km (27 mi) southeast of Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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+1 780-852-3370
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Beautiful, tranquil and quiet! Its quite a long ride to get here from Jasper, but the views were beautiful, especially with the fall colors! When we arrived we got some great... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2015
Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

Beautiful, tranquil and quiet! Its quite a long ride to get here from Jasper, but the views were beautiful, especially with the fall colors! When we arrived we got some great photos, we also saw a young moose hanging out!

Thank beachbum0000
London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

When planning our trip to the Canadian Rockies this was a place we had firmly placed on our agenda. It certainly did not disappoint. The beautiful turquoise coloured lake set between two mountain ranges, the older Maligne range and the Queen Elizabeth range is a beautiful spot. We were lucky enough to arrive in the sunshine with fresh snow on... More 

Thank countrylover09
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We travelled here from Jasper making a few stops at picturesque locations along the way. The lake and the mountains are really beautiful however even though it was end of season the area around the cafe and boat trip centre was very busy - I hate to think what it would be like in high season. Some of our party... More 

Thank Christine S
Modiin Israel
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152 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

the lake is very nice, to watch it's magnitude you need the boat tour that takes you to the spirit island (not spirit and not an island) with the most impressive views of the lake

Thank benjaminModiinIsrael
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306 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

A beautiful lake in any season. Lots of easy hikes around the lake, or take a boat around the lake. Cafeteria on site.

Thank DRT1404
Hong Kong, China
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2015

There was a forest fire near Maligne Lake. The lake itself is very low. If you're in Jasper area, you can save the 30 min drive from town to this area.

Thank Peter C
Blue Mountains, Australia
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Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

We took the boat trip out to Spirit Island and had a lovely morning. We were right at the end of the season but still had spectacular weather and scenery.Our 2 crew members were fun and informative.

Thank loirem
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Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

We had a picnic lunch in Maligne lake and then took a walk along the lakeshore trail. It was cloudy day so the color of the water is average. But the snow mountains were gorgeous. The lakeshore trail were surrounded by trees and other vegetations. It's very special and lovely.

Thank Xiao T
Bangor, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

It was busy in September with vehicles and motorhomes so it must be extremely busy in the summer months. We came across cars quickly parking and got out to see a male and female moose standing amongst the trees – good photos. You could spend a whole day here as lovely lakeside trails and views.

Thank Stirfry151
Curitiba, PR
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116 reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

A very touristic spot, Maligne Lake recieves the glacier water and is the second biggest of the world, 22km wide. IS a very cold spot and I havent done the boat trip.

Thank LeticiaCFJ

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