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“Cliff Diving” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Horseshoe Lake

Horseshoe Lake
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St. Albert
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150 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Cliff Diving”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

The turnoff for this lake is not well marked but you can tell there is something going on there because there are cars everywhere along the highway on a nice day. It's a short walk from the highway to the lake. Locals and tourists climb the cliffs and dive into the clear deep water. Even if you don't want to jump it is fun to watch others dive in.

Visited August 2014
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Sturgeon County
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“Rocks, cliffs and pristine waters”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014

This lake is not well marked on Highway 93 about 29km south of Jasper. It does have a parking lot to watch for. Once you walk down the trail you will find yourself in another world! It is so much fun exploring around the lake and the beauty of the lake is remarkable!

Visited July 2014
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Edmonton
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“Beautiful spot!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

Horseshoe lake is a beautiful spot. Not well marked of course and maybe that is a good thing as the short hike is a little treacherous for anyone who is elderly or frail. It is a beautiful lake though with great reflections and views and for the more adventurous, great cliff jumping if you know the best spots to jump off from.

Personally my biggest draw to the lake is that not many people do know about it.

Visited June 2014
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Edmonton, Canada
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“Quick hike, scenic views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2014

My favourite place in Jasper is Horseshoe Lake, about 25km south on Highway 93. There is ample parking, some interprative signage and an outhouse off the Highway. Once you walk down the path to the lake you are surrounded by a beautiful, clear, teal lake, amazing rock formations and plenty of trees.

There are several log bridges and stairs for navigating the centre land mass, they are wiggly but sturdy. Some parts of the hike are steep and we stepped down a 4 foot rockface with some effort. It isn't for the lighthearted, but for anyone who like to get lost in nature, it's amazing.

Visited May 2014
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“Short trail, amazing water”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013 via mobile

We drove by seeing the lake on the side of the road and stopped to walk off our meal from Jasper. We took some incredible photos from here, the water was almost like glass.

Visited July 2013
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