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Get your pass early

We got our parking/access pass a day or two earlier in town, and we were SO thankful we were able... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Vancouver, Canada
Awesome experience-Highly Recommend!

Mount Edith Cavell is a great place to visit while you are in Jasper National Park. The main trail... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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27 km south of Jasper off Hwy. 93A | Jasper National Park, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We got our parking/access pass a day or two earlier in town, and we were SO thankful we were able to get it. While you can do the easy path to see the glacier, I'd highly recommend the longer hike to the meadows. It's a...More

Thank aisbreen
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Mount Edith Cavell is a great place to visit while you are in Jasper National Park. The main trail takes you to Angel Glacier and the lake that it drains into. The trail is steep, but doable regardless of your condition so just take it...More

14  Thank OBIDOCRL
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This is a beautiful spot and a very nice glacier to see, however the parking lot is super crowded and the trail is narrow and crowed as well. you used to be able to walk right up to the glacier however now you are not...More

4  Thank canuckb
Reviewed 1 November 2017

When we were visiting the parking lots, and the road were being undated so the traffic was limited to those with 2 hour permits. If we had more time we would have continued further down the trail. Next time we are this way I will...More

Thank Lori034
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I went to the visitor center at 7:00am the first morning in Jasper to get my 4:00pm permit for the next day to enjoy the views of Mount Edith Cavell. I took a chance to go later, being the gate at the end of the...More

31  Thank Tigerman777
Reviewed 17 October 2017

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 18 September 2017

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

3  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

1  Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 3 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.

2  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

11  Thank BrittanyAdventures
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