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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Angel Glacier (and the lake below it) is the highlight of the Mt. Edith Cavell trail. The glacier gets its name due to its shape as has what looks like outstretched arms or 'wings' so it appears as an angel (albeit a blueish icy angel)....More

3  Thank OBIDOCRL
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Very pretty - it was raining when we visited, I'm sure it looks very different in the sunshine. It is not a long or strenuous hike/walk to the glacier

2  Thank Lori034
Reviewed 21 August 2017

important to note you must queue between 8 and 10 at tourist information to get permit for a time slot to view this area.

2  Thank shar64dublin
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The parks service limits the number of people in the area so it's a wonderful way to get spectacular scenery without the crowds. Make sure to pick up a pass from the visitor center in Jasper the day; the short drive from Jasper is absolutely...More

1  Thank chris w
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We managed to get a permit for the same day -wpm. It is well worth it - wonderful -wonderful -wonderful. Not many people on the walk - we only walked to the lake and sat for ages looking at the beauty of it all. While...More

3  Thank PaulineMiltonKeynes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This is one of the most amazing/shocking places I've ever been. The glacier itself is amazing, It really looks like a big "angel" from behind, and a very tough guy! It's just awesome. The lake is really amazing, full of pieces of ice. At the...More

Thank Jorge-Mx-F
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The parking lot is a 40 min. drive from downtown Jasper. Take AB-93 4 miles south of town and turn right onto 93A. Go 3 miles and turn right again to go 8.4 miles up the Mt. Edith Cavell access road. Restrooms are at the...More

18  Thank JohnAnnColumbia_MD
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was my main motivation for walking the Mount Edith Cavell glacier trail. The hike was fun and the view of the glacier was beautiful. The day we were there it wasn't very crowded so the feeling of being in a deserted place was truly...More

Thank NPFanCA
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This glacier clings to the north side of Mount Edith Cavell and is quite stunning. It can be easily viewed by taking the trail from the parking lot. However, you cannot get too close to it in case large chunks break off and fall into...More

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A very short hike to see the glacier and it is worth it , it was a rainy day so we could not wait for long but I have been told that its beautiful to watch ice falling off the glacier

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