Hiking to Jasper's Horseshoe Lake will take just a few minutes. Cliff edges overlooking water at the end of this short hike are very interesting.

Horseshoe Lake Hike in Jasper

Hiking Distance about a 1.5km loop.
Hiking Time It only takes 25 minutes to hike horseshoe lake's circuit.

Getting to Horseshoe Lake's Trailhead..

Leaving Jasper at the lights, follow highway 93 south just under 30km to horseshoe lake hiking trailhead.

Jasper, Alberta's Horseshoe Lake Hike

The Horseshoe Lake Hike..

Enter the forest from the parking area, hiking to a small open area in just a few minutes. Just after this point, you will have options to hike left or right.

Horseshoe Lake Hike - Jasper, Alberta

Hiking to Jasper's Horseshoe lake's higher cliff edges can be found on the trails that proceed right. There is a small network of hiking trails to explore.



Trails that offer hiking more northerly will bring you close to the water edge. This Jasper hike offers a number of small bridges, very interesting views, high cliffs and very clear waters.

Horseshoe Lake Hike Sign - Jasper, Alberta

While it only takes a short time to hike this unique Jasper location, you will want to take your time to enjoy this site.

People have been seriously injured while cliff diving or slipping off of horseshoe lake's steep cliff edges. Please be careful.

Jasper's Horseshoe Lake Hike Satellite View