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  • The Best Stand Up Paddle in Alberta

    Looking for the best stand up paddle in Alberta? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Alberta. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

    Top stand up paddle spots in and near Alberta

    • Improvement District No. 9, Alberta

      Kayak Two Jack Lake

      Of all the lakes in the Banff area, this was one of my favorites to get out on the water. Don't expect the bright blue glacial waters of some of the other lakes in the Canadian Rockies, but the water is pristine and it was one of the few places I went where it felt like it was all locals hanging...
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    • Jasper, Alberta

      Swim at Jasper National Park's Horseshoe Lake

      0.9 mi
      Best explored on a sunny summer day, this horseshoe shaped lake has crystal clear water that is green turquoise in colour and is surrounded by cliffs. This is a very popular cliff jumping location with the highest jump point said to be at 80 feet. An easy 1.5 km trail brings you from one side of...
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    • Improvement District No. 12, Alberta

      Camp at Maligne Lake

      Maligne Lake is one of those crystal clear unforgettable places Canada has to offer. It is the largest natural lake in the Canadian Rockies. Located in Jasper National Park, Maligne lake offers great fishing, kayaking, canoeing and boat tours.Spend the day around Maligne Lodge or camp at one of t...
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    • Improvement District No. 9, Alberta

      Hike to Bow Glacier Falls

      5.6 mi / 508.5 ft gain
      The trailhead begins directly behind the Num-Ti-Jah Lodge on km 37 of the Icefields Highway. The trail is well marked and winds along the shore of Bow Lake for the first 1.2km of the hike. Eventually you will lead up to a narrow gorge and onto the crest of a glacial moraine. There are only a few...
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    • Jasper, Alberta

      Explore Edith Lake in Jasper National Park

      One of the warmer lakes in Jasper National Park, Lake Edith is a great spot to post up and spend the day hanging in the summer sun. It comes with fewer amenities than neighboring and more popular Lake Annette, so naturally you'll see slightly fewer people. It does come with a public dock, but rem...
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    • Jasper, Alberta

      Kayak Patricia Lake

      Depending on the time of day, Patricia Lake has many appearances.A lake surrounded by pines and trembling aspens , the early morning magically reflects the blues of the sky and multi-toned mountains surrounding it, interrupted once in a while by morning mist.By early morning until the lake eveni...
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