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    Maligne Lake

    by shavy Written Jun 21, 2014
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    After we check out from the B&B we drove to Maligne Lake is quite early in the morning
    The Maligne Lake Road ends at Maligne Lake is less than an hour drive from Jasper town

    There was already a loads of tourist before us luckily we we're on time for the boat cruise which is run a bit later for the first trip in the morning and we're so lucky that the lake here is not frozen otherwise the boat won't run

    The most popular things to do here is the boat ride to Spirit Island and when the weather is good kayak and canoeing is common things to do

    The ticket for the cruise is not very cheap but it is worth of taking the ride to the island, which is an hour and a half
    We we're lucky the weather participate on that day

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    Pyramid Island

    by RavensWing Written Nov 21, 2013

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    A View from the Rustic Shelter
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    No matter where I'm staying in Jasper I always go to Pyramid Island. If I happen to be at Pyramid Lake Lodge it's a 5-10 minute walk from the hotel.

    Pyramid Island has been a popular spot to visit since the first foot bridge was build in the 1930's. Couples strolling hand in hand or families sharing a picnic by the lake. In the summer many couples choose to be married or renew their vows on this small island. It's beautiful to just walk around, find one of the many benches by the lake and sit and listen to the beautiful sounds of nature.

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    Mount Whistler

    by Twan Updated Aug 24, 2012
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    Hiking up here from Jasper the end of the tramway is a bigger climb then you might think. The views are great specially when the sun breaks through.

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    Columbia Icefields

    by Twan Updated Feb 8, 2012
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    Great gletsers and astonising views, lakes and waterfalls. A nice road you can do in one day. We did it from Jasper to Banff.

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    • Eco-Tourism
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    The Whistlers/Tramway

    by Twan Written Oct 26, 2011
    The Whistlers/Tramway
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    Go up Mt Whistler is great, you can take the tramway. Even for people like me who are scared of hights can do this!
    On top you have great views, a nice hike to the top and various animals and maybe even snow.

    We were caught in a small snowstorm, the tramway was closed. Good for us we had pretty warm clothes with us.

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    • Mountain Climbing

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    Rock climbing or just Relaxing

    by Davelyn Updated Jan 16, 2006
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    While in Jasper and it doesn't matter what season, you can discover new trails of adventure at every turn from walking to climbing to boatings as well as the all time sport of fishing. Maligne Canyon, Edith & Annette Lakes are but a stones toss away from each other. Picnic areas are located by both lakes as well as the Canyon. All places here are equiped with washrooms as well as route maps & guides if need be. Here you can just sit by the lake & view the majestic mountain, listen to the sound of the many birds & animals found in the area.

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    Jasper Tramway

    by Veghel Written Sep 2, 2005

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    View on the Lower Station (1,304 m)

    The Jasper Tramway goes all the way up from 1,304 to 2,277 m. The views on the city and the beautiful nature are magnificent. At the Upper Station, there are a few short trails. Besides, it is possible to walk all the way up and down; which saves you some money, but I do not recommend it as the slopes are very steep.

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    Railway Station

    by joanj Written Jun 21, 2005
    Jasper Railway Station

    Here in Jasper the Rocky Mountaineer rail track runs through.

    The picture here shows the Railway Station.

    This is ideal for train buffs to check out. The box cars on some of the trains, are numerous, even counting past 70 on some occasions.

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    White water rafting

    by Vic5 Written Sep 10, 2002

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    It's great fun! Even if you've never been white water rafting before we had plenty of instruction so there's no need to worry!! They take photos for you as well which you can view and buy afterwards (like this one).

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    Maligne Lake

    by Twan Updated Aug 24, 2012
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    Maligne Lake is a great blue lake with the famous "Spirits Island". Tickets are quite expensive, but the photos are great!

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    • Sailing and Boating

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    Maligne Canyon

    by Twan Updated Aug 24, 2012

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    From maligne lake a river floats down from Maligne Lake, through an impressive canyon. A great place to stop by and hike down.

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    The animals of Jasper

    by Twan Updated Aug 24, 2012

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    A lot of animals live in Jasper and surroundings, here are the ones we caught on camera in Jasper.

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    • Safari

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    Maligne Lake

    by Hanau93 Written Dec 1, 2011
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    One of the most famous landmarks in Jasper National Park. We took the costly boats tour to Spirit island but it was so worth it..

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    The Village

    by Twan Updated Oct 26, 2011

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    Jasper
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    The village of Jasper is a nice place. A typical winter sport village with nice bars and restaurants. Everything you need when you come down a mountain.

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    • Skiing and Boarding

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    Pyramid Lake

    by Twan Updated Oct 26, 2011

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    Pyramid Lake
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    A small lake near mount Pyramid, a quite place where you can spot so elks and birds. To me it seems a nice spot for fishing.

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    • Hiking and Walking

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