3 Lakes in Jasper National Park Perfect for Summer Swimming

Summer days are meant for swimming in the mountains.

When you think of Jasper National Park, swimming may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but you may want to think again. There’s no better rush on a summer day than swimming in fresh mountain waters, especially after a day of hiking in the park. Take a dip then hang on the shore and have yourself a nice picnic. That’s what summer is all about, right? Check out these adventures and make your plans to get to Jasper this summer!

1. Lake Edith

Photo: Tourism Jasper

2. Patricia Lake

Photo: Rachel Kristensen

3. Lake Annette

Photo: Tourism Jasper

Learn more about these adventures and more at Tourism Jasper.

Cover photo: Tourism Jasper

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Published: June 28, 2016

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Tourism Jasper


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