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Mt. Edith Cavell

Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful glacier and wildlife views with a moderate hike. We saw a lynx off the side of the road on our way to the parking lot, and numerous birds and pikas on the trail.

Thank Rafael A
Reviewed 5 days ago

We climbed up the mountain on a rough trail to the meadows. In our opinion it's not worth the effort. Better stay near the lake and walk up the Path of the Glacier Trail until the end of the rockpile. High chance of seeing marmots...More

Thank wisniak
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a knee that gives me grief so I have to be careful about hikes that are steep. This trail is a bit steep, but gradual so that it is completely do-able - especially if you go slow. The reward is a view of...More

Thank Mary V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pre-planned stop number two. Due to some construction currently in-progress at Edith Cavell, access was very restricted. Luckily we found this out a bit in advance. To get access/permission to go here, you have to go to the visitor center in Jasper village between 8-10am...More

1  Thank AJSI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travel to Edith Cavell Mountain requires getting a pass. The passes are issued at the Jasper Information center right opposite to rail station on Connaught Drive. The passes are issued at 08:00 AM and decently long line forms by then. Passes are issued for three...More

1  Thank Sim B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As other reviewers have said, a parking pass is necessary this year due to construction at the top lot. By the time we got ours the previous day, 11:30 was the earliest slot available, which we took. Maybe because rain was predicted for our day...More

1  Thank CBW47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please note: due to roadworks on the carpark this year, the number of vehicles is limited to 180 per day, spread over four blocks: at 8.30am, 11 am, 2 pm or 4 pm (the road closes at 8pm) and you need a (free) parking pass...More

1  Thank Margaret151151
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting Mt. Edith Cavell requires a trip to the info centre in Jasper the day before to pick up the free pass. This inconvenience is definitely worth it. Beautiful views, and great hiking with a couple of different peaks. The second peek was tough (steep,...More

Thank Abby0112
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Currently, the number of vehicles is limited per day and you need a parking/travel pass to enter Mt. Edith Cavell road to the parking area. You can pick up a pass at the visitor center for 4 different time slots during each day. I was...More

Thank Chuck2010
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely worth the trip and the wait to get the permit. The colour of the pond is amazing with icebergs in it.

Thank TouristHarrogate
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Sha F
30 June 2017|
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Response from Denise C | Reviewed this property |
Travel to Edith Cavell is greatly reduced this year. To limit the number of visitors, every carload must have a pass to get in on any given day. Our guide had a permit, so we went in without an additional pass.
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Milesequalssmiles
20 August 2016|
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Response from JNK65 | Reviewed this property |
The walk to the first viewpoint of the glacier will be fine. Anything more I would suggest that you have to carry all the way as it is not suitable for a buggy
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Fahad M
3 August 2016|
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Response from JNK65 | Reviewed this property |
There a couple of levels. To the first point where you get a good view of the lake and glacier you could take a stroller and young child. Suggest that this should be the limit of your ambitions but worth doing Enjoy
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