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Mount Edith Cavell Trail

27 km south of Jasper off Hwy. 93A | Jasper National Park, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 780-852-6176
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Very scenic

Scenic drive to the start of the trail, nice walking paths, not too far to walk, very scenic, well... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
YG603
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Sudbury, Canada
BEAUTIFUL

You will need to get a permit to park near the Edith Cavell trail. Go to the visitor center... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lisa D
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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“glacial lake” (9 reviews)
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27 km south of Jasper off Hwy. 93A | Jasper National Park, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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+1 780-852-6176

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Scenic drive to the start of the trail, nice walking paths, not too far to walk, very scenic, well worth the drive up! Beautiful glacier!

Thank YG603
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will need to get a permit to park near the Edith Cavell trail. Go to the visitor center. Permits are given out between 8-10 am for that day and the next day. Advise to go and line up at 7:30 and get a permit...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Beautiful trail that can take you to several places -one relatively easy the other not so much! The easy one takes you to a small lake formed by three glaciers that are right in front of you with a waterfall pouring into it. Angel glacier...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 2 September 2017

What a placed to visit and to walk in. It has everything. Wonderful views, a challenging walk, marmots, ground squirrels, grey jays, picas and lovely wild flowers. A perfect spot to spend the day hiking.

1  Thank Iain C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The Edith Cavell Meadows is a spectacular and incredible scenic hike in Jasper with breathtaking views of landscapes including beautiful flowery meadows, glaciers and mountains. In 2017, the hike requires a permit as they are doing constructions on the road leading to the trailhead and...More

2  Thank BrittanyAdventures
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This is not for grandma. You gain over 500 m in about 4 kms but it's definitely worth it for the view over the glacier. You can see over the top of the glacier to the mountain behind. Kids loved sliding down the snow pack...More

1  Thank Sheldon K
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The hike up is a tiresome walk but is worth the view at the top. It roughly takes 8 hours up and down with breaks. The final stretch is more of a scramble up with a tough incline. You get a great view of the...More

Thank Aidanreith
Reviewed 2 August 2017

After a long journey climbing a mountain to get to the access point, we arrived at Edith Cavell and witnessed why it is such a popular site. The contrast of water, glacier, mountain and forest was heavenly, and I was told you can hear the...More

23  Thank jjluke
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Let me start by telling everyone that the road to Edith Cavell is under construction and only 180 cars are allowed in at one time. The times are staggered and you need to get permits at the visitor's center either on the day, starting at...More

1  Thank Harriet590
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I did this hike last weekend! It was absolutely worth it. We stood in line at 8:00am to get our pass and there were still quite a bit left (for same day). I am no expert hiker so I felt this was...More

1  Thank Kayla5683
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