Patricia Lake Jasper National Park

52.910196, -118.091576



Year Round.

Patricia Lake Jasper Lake National Park

Patricia Lake, Jasper National Park

About Patricia Lake Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada

Named after Princess Patricia of Connaught, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, Patricia Lake is located in the Athabasca river valley.

Patricia lake was the site for Project Habbakuk: project to use ice-based composite material to construct unsinkable aircraft carrier during World war II.

You may also like Pyramid Lakelocated next to Patricia Lake.


What to do at Patricia Lake Jasper ?

Things to do at Patricia Lake Jasper

Enjoy the calm lake back dropped by the Pyramid mountain as you hike along the lakeshore trail. See the Lake from its Southern shore (near the Patricia Lake Bungalows to appreciate the scenery better).

Swim in the Patricia Lake and have a fun time at the lake shore beach.

Canoe or Kayak in the lake.

Enjoy fishing. National park license required. Bait banned.

Try to spot birds like see herons, loons & chickadee.

View wildlife including elk near the lake in the morning and evenings.

Scuba dive to see the remains of Project Habakuk. Open water certification required.

Patricia Lake Jasper National Park

Patricia Lake, Jasper National Park

Patricia Lake in Winter

Snow shoe along the Lake trail.

Patricia Lake Circle Loop Hike

Patricia Lake Circle loop is of 4.8 km with 75 m elevation gain and starts from the trail head across road from the Jasper riding stables. The trail passes through the Patricia Lake shoreline near the Patricia Lake Bungalows. It goes around the Bangalows to Cottonwood slough. This trail provides ample wildlife watching opportunities especially in mornings and evenings. Beaver ponds can be seen at Cottonwood slough. – Trail map

Trail head GPS : 52.902121,-118.090864

Guided tours at Patricia Lake Jasper

Guided Habbakuk Scuba diving Tour with Jasper Dive Adventures.

How to get to Patricia Lake Jasper?

Patricia Lake Direction & Location

Located next to Pyramid Lake, Pyramid lake is ~ 4 km from the 4 way junction of Pyramid Lake road & Bonhomme street.

GPS : 52.910196,-118.091576. Check the Google map tab for direction.

Patricia Lake Jasper National Park

How much to visit Patricia Lake?

Free with National Park Admission.

When to visit Patricia Lake?

Year round, though most winter activities takes place at Pyramid Lake.

Patricia Lake Fishing season: June 29 -to- October 31.

What about Patricia Lake Amenities, Accessibility & Parking?

Parking available. Picnic tables.

Hotel – Patricia Lake Bungalows.

Patricia Lake Boat Rentals

Canoes,Kayaks, paddle boats, rowboats and mountain bikes are available for rent from the Bungalow.

For snowshoe rentals –see here


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