Maligne Canyon Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#17 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Maligne Canyon Trail Location: Jasper National Park Trailhead: Maligne Canyon Parking Lot Type: Out-n-Back Rating: Easy Total Distance: 3 miles Trailhead Elevation: 3,775′ Total Elevation Gain: 385′ Recommended Time: 1 – 2 hours Recommended Season: Early May – Early October. Winter is supposed to be nice as well. Maligne Canyon…

Jasper Lake & Sand Dunes – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#30 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Jasper Lake & Sand Dunes Location: Jasper National Park Trailhead: Pull off on Highway 16 Rating: Easy Total Distance: Short Recommended Time: 30 minutes Recommended Season: July to September Unique in the Canadian Rockies Jasper Lake isn’t really a hike, but more like a wading opportunity. An especially nice treat…

Tangle Creek Falls – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#32 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Tangle Creek Falls Location: Jasper National Park Trailhead: Tangle Creek Falls Parking Area Type: Out-n-Back Rating: Easy Total Distance: Less than 0.25-mile Recommended Time: 15 minutes Recommended Season: June – Late September Tangle Creek Falls Jasper National Park’s Tangle Creek Falls is one of the highlights of driving the…

Athabasca Falls Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#33 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Athabasca Falls Trail Location: Jasper National Park Trailhead: Athabasca Falls Type: Out-n-back Rating: Easy Total Distance: 0.6-miles Total Elevation Gain: 151′ Recommended Time: 1 hour Recommended Season: May – October Athabasca Falls The powerful 75’ Athabasca Falls is one of Jasper National Park’s iconic waterfalls. A massive amount of…

Toe of the Athabasca Glacier Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#35 Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Toe of the Athabasca Glacier Trail Location: Jasper National Park Trailhead: Toe of the Athabasca Glacier Type: Lollypop Loop (Partial Out-n-Back with Loop) Rating: Moderately-Easy Total Distance: 1-mile Trailhead Elevation: 6500′ Total Elevation Gain: 185′ Recommended Time: 1 hour Recommended Season: Early-June to Late-September The Athabasca Glacier The Athabasca Glacier…

Valley of the Five Lakes Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#36 Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Valley of the Five Lakes Trail Location: Jasper National Park Trailhead: Valley of the Five Lakes Type: Lollypop Loop (Partial Out-n-Back with Loop) Rating: Moderately-Easy Total Distance: 2.75 miles Trailhead Elevation: 3553′ Total Elevation Gain: 296′ Recommended Time: 1.5 hours Recommended Season: Early-June to Late-September Valley of the Five Lakes…