Pyramid and Patricia Lakes
Pyramid and Patricia Lakes
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  • Sandra’s impressions
    London, United Kingdom70 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice lake - good hour spent
    Beautiful lake - bring some lunch and spend an hour here. Good views of the mountain. Plenty of benches for you to sit on. Take only about 10 minutes to walk around the island on the lake.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written July 9, 2023
  • Thon
    Ottawa, Canada759 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice place
    We went to Pyramid Lake for a swim and a picnic lunch. Nice lake with mountain views. Not crowded at all so relatively quiet and the water, although a little on the cool side, is swimmable. Quite a few picnic tables in the shade.
    Visited June 2023
    Written July 24, 2023
  • Christina B
    Louisiana6,204 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful area
    Great area to spend a short time or longer. Lodging, restaurant, lots of water activities including some great beaches. The little island is great to stroll around on. There’s plenty of picnic places and places to sit and enjoy the views. Only a little more than 5 mins from downtown center of Jasper. Great hidden location.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written July 30, 2023
  • Natalie T
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Pleasant
    We stayed in Banff and went early to avoid the crowds (9-10). The rental office is located in the same lot as the Lodge. Quinn helped with general inquiries and was there to push us off shore. He was informative, told us we'd be charged an extra hour if we returned more than 15 minutes over time, and gave us the quick run down on the lake/weather conditions. Caitlin was in the rental office and signed us in promptly, gave us the safety briefing, and our life jackets. The lake itself was beautiful and calm. It's definitely a worthwhile experience to paddle around compared to taking pictures on the shore. We got a close but safe distance to a deer, and you're far enough from the roads to hear loons and other waterfowl. If you beeline, you can probably make it to the island and back in less than an hour, though I personally recommend ambling in the centre of the lake.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written August 18, 2023
  • MrMrsW50
    Brecon, United Kingdom711 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good trails to choose from
    It’s a beautiful short drive or longish hike up to these lakes from Jasper . We dropped 2 of our group off for a two hour trail rise which they both throughly enjoyed . Then drove up past the lakes as far as the road goes, and did a hike following the forest track onwards, then following the path off to the left ( it’s marked) and crossing a stream by the bridge and completing a circular . About 6ks with a bit of up and down . The view back over the lake is gorgeous.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written September 4, 2023
  • Stewarts Vacation
    1,543 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Two pretty lakes
    Quick and easy to get to, these lakes are worth a visit if you are in Jasper. They are just a few kilometres along Pyramid Lake Road to the north of the township. Subalpine forests and rocky mountain peaks create a stunning background for these two beautiful lakes. The reflection of Pyramid Mountain in the waters of Patricia Lake is a photo worth snapping! The highlight of Pyramid Lake is a walk across the bridge to Pyramid Island. The lakes are a hub for a variety of recreational activities including camping, picnicking, hiking, boating, and swimming.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written December 31, 2023
  • Rachel & Andy
    344 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worthy of a visit.
    Visited: 02/06/2023. Well worth a stop if driving, catch your breath and enjoy the views. We visited on a sunny day and early in the morning (around 7am). Really peaceful to hear the birds singing, the mist floating across the lakes surfaces, and just enjoy the mountain views. Both Pyramid and Patricia were beautiful. Be careful not to interrupt wildlife at Pyramid Lake, there is a small island you can walk to, when we arrived first thing there was a large Elk grazing. It was lovely to watch until she swam away.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written April 30, 2024
  • Elsa C. L.
    New York City, New York4,813 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Walk to an island
    We have Mr. Zach of Beckers Gourmet Restaurant to thank for recommending the Pyramid Lake that has a bridge to an island from which to view the Pyramid Mountain up-close. It is a short and easy hike to the island and around it that offers picturesque vantage points all around. My 92-year old Nay enjoyed it! There is a beach before you reach the entrance to the bridge. Two miles before Pyramid Lake is Patricia Lake which is also nice to see.
    Visited June 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written June 5, 2024
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Elsa C. L.
New York City, NY4,813 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
We have Mr. Zach of Beckers Gourmet Restaurant to thank for recommending the Pyramid Lake that has a bridge to an island from which to view the Pyramid Mountain up-close.

It is a short and easy hike to the island and around it that offers picturesque vantage points all around. My 92-year old Nay enjoyed it!

There is a beach before you reach the entrance to the bridge.

Two miles before Pyramid Lake is Patricia Lake which is also nice to see.
Written June 6, 2024
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dorit
7 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
we went canoeing. the wind tipped our canoe and we fell in the water. i blew the whistle i was given like crazy but no one came to rescue us. we had to swim to the bank, climb to the road, and walk all the way back to the office. we were not offered a refund, no dry clothes, no hot drinks. nothing!
Written May 24, 2024
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Rachel & Andy
344 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Visited: 02/06/2023.

Well worth a stop if driving, catch your breath and enjoy the views. We visited on a sunny day and early in the morning (around 7am). Really peaceful to hear the birds singing, the mist floating across the lakes surfaces, and just enjoy the mountain views.

Both Pyramid and Patricia were beautiful.

Be careful not to interrupt wildlife at Pyramid Lake, there is a small island you can walk to, when we arrived first thing there was a large Elk grazing. It was lovely to watch until she swam away.
Written April 30, 2024
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Stewarts Vacation
1,543 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Quick and easy to get to, these lakes are worth a visit if you are in Jasper. They are just a few kilometres along Pyramid Lake Road to the north of the township. Subalpine forests and rocky mountain peaks create a stunning background for these two beautiful lakes. The reflection of Pyramid Mountain in the waters of Patricia Lake is a photo worth snapping! The highlight of Pyramid Lake is a walk across the bridge to Pyramid Island. The lakes are a hub for a variety of recreational activities including camping, picnicking, hiking, boating, and swimming.
Written December 31, 2023
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Vincent C
469 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Patricia Lake loop was not great. Felt like a waste of time. Pyramid Lake however was lovely and a nice short stroll.
Written September 12, 2023
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MrMrsW50
Brecon, UK711 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
It’s a beautiful short drive or longish hike up to these lakes from Jasper . We dropped 2 of our group off for a two hour trail rise which they both throughly enjoyed . Then drove up past the lakes as far as the road goes, and did a hike following the forest track onwards, then following the path off to the left ( it’s marked) and crossing a stream by the bridge and completing a circular . About 6ks with a bit of up and down . The view back over the lake is gorgeous.
Written September 4, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

GObnait28
Western Ireland, Ireland124 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
Pyramid lake was a very scenic place. Lovely underwater reflections. Very nice for photographs. Not far from Maligne Canon which was also very nice.
Written August 28, 2023
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Eimear99
Ireland2,781 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
Stunningly beautiful place… the colours are amazing . Great sense of peace and tranquility permeates the atmosphere…would love to have gone kayaking.
Written August 20, 2023
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Natalie T
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
We stayed in Banff and went early to avoid the crowds (9-10). The rental office is located in the same lot as the Lodge. Quinn helped with general inquiries and was there to push us off shore. He was informative, told us we'd be charged an extra hour if we returned more than 15 minutes over time, and gave us the quick run down on the lake/weather conditions. Caitlin was in the rental office and signed us in promptly, gave us the safety briefing, and our life jackets.

The lake itself was beautiful and calm. It's definitely a worthwhile experience to paddle around compared to taking pictures on the shore. We got a close but safe distance to a deer, and you're far enough from the roads to hear loons and other waterfowl. If you beeline, you can probably make it to the island and back in less than an hour, though I personally recommend ambling in the centre of the lake.
Written August 18, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

joe Robertson
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Went to the lake for a kayak and had a wonderful time. Beautiful views and the staff were great. Lucy and Quinn especially were so nice to us and gave us some great recommendations. Thouroughly enjoyed the experience
Written August 14, 2023
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