The largest icefield south of Alaska, shimmering glacial ice and snow cover some 389 sq. km (233 sq. mi.). An exciting 90-minute Ice Age adventure will take you out onto the Athabasca Glacier, a tongue of the Columbia Icefield, for an awe-inspiring glimpse of icy crevasses and ice-fed streamlets.
Or, join a guided Glacier Ice-walk and visit the Icefield Interpretive Centre for informative exhibits and slide shows. Seasonal accommodation, dining, and camping available. Hiking trails nearby.
Located in the majestic Maligne Valley, this exquisite lake is the second largest glacier-fed lake in the world, stretching 22 km (14 mi.). A one-and-a-half hour boat cruise will take you past glacier-studded mountain peaks to world-famous Spirit Island in summer.
For further information visit www.malignelake.com
Lac Beauvert is home to one of the worlds most scenic and challenging golf courses situated at Jasper Park Lodge.
Dining, shopping, horseback riding, cycling and boating are some of the many activities available. Or simply enjoy a scenic stroll around the lake.
The Miette Hot Springs will be reopening for the summer season in may 2012.
These natural springs, the hottest in the Canadian Rockies, are cooled from 54ºC (129•F) to a soothing 39ºC (102ºF). Located in the scenic Fiddle Valley, the facility includes two hot pools (one pool is wheelchair accessible), a cool pool, and poolside cafe. Nearby hiking trails and picnic sites make Miette Hot Springs a perfect destination. Swimsuits, towels, and lockers available to rent.
A winding road leads to these two sparkling lakes where fishing, picnicking, boating, and hiking are extremely popular.
Pyramid Island is now wheelchair accessible. Rental facilities include horse-back riding, boating, canoeing, windsurfing, and sailing.