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Maligne Lake

Maligne Lake Rd. | 44 km southeast of Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 780-852-3370
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“boat trip” (76 reviews)
“spirit island” (251 reviews)
“boat house” (18 reviews)
Maligne Lake Rd. | 44 km southeast of Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove on Maligne Lake Road along a creek over a huge limestone karst system whose main river runs underground between Medicine Lake and “disappearing” Maligne Lake. Medicine Lake,“disappears” in the fall when it drains to a flat flood plain to only 3' across and...More

Thank Kelleygirl2
Reviewed 12 December 2017

VISITED MALIGNE LAKE AND CANYON IN THE SAME DAY We visited Maligne Lake on the same day as Maligne Canyon from our base in Jasper. Together, they entertained us for most of the day. Unfortunately, when we visited in early September 2017 the weather was...More

6  Thank lwew
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We woke up in our hotel and it had snowed overnight and thought it might spoil our day but on the contrary it was a great day out. On the spectacular drive up to Maligne Lake, we saw Moose, Carabou, Chipmunk, and a cheaky bird....More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The drive to Maligne Lake takes about 1-hr each way and offers some beautiful scenery. Take your time and stop at the road-side pull-outs for photos and to appreciate the displays. The Lake itself was absolutely stunning, the day we visited. While all of the...More

Thank Keith-B-Robinson
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The beauty of this lake almost seems unreal. We were able to take a boat out to Spirit Island, and the ride was so fun. The boat captain and the guide were very friendly. The stay near Spirit Island was a little short, but it...More

Thank catarinas882
Reviewed 1 November 2017

A nice drive to Maligne Lake. The boat tour seems to be the main thing to do here, and we did not book the tour in advance. Unfortunately we didn't make it back another day, so I can't comment, other than we would have like...More

Thank Lori034
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

If you visit Jasper then you will more than likely be visiting Maligne Lake Make sure you do the boat trip to Spirit Island while you are there. It's a beautiful drive and you can see some lovely scenery and also the devistation from bush...More

1  Thank Darren S
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is one of the most beautiful places I have ever been. Francois and Morgan were both wonderful tour guides

Thank David T
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is a beautiful lake with some great walking trails. This is our second time there, and this time, we saw nine moose all together! Here is a current photo as of October 21st.

1  Thank Brooke B
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Maligne lake has an amazing view. A must stop for everyone visiting Japer. The blue colour of the lake is breathtaking.

1  Thank happygmb
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Phil G
22 October 2017|
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Response from TripLpse | Reviewed this property |
I don’t remember a place where you can stay in Lake Maligne. However, I think a beautiful place is the Alpine Village cabins in Jasper (also Tekarra Lodge cabins). This area where cabins are is beautiful natural environment... More
21 June 2017|
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Response from Clemsonchickie | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea as I am not a doctor but I will say the boat tour is 90 minutes and very smooth. They are the only motorized boats on the lake and go slow as not to disturb the canoers.