Maligne Lake Chalet and Guest House National Historic Site

The Maligne Lake Chalet and Guest House are rustic log buildings situated on a rise of land that offers magnificent views of Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park. The site illustrates the prominent role played by outfitters, guides and railways in the development of tourism in the mountain national parks.

Plan your visit

How to get here, facilities and services, accessibility.

Activities and experiences

Things to do, see, and activities.

Culture and history

Constructed in between 1935 and 1942, visit what remains of an early lodge complex on the shores of Maligne Lake.

Stewardship and management

Learn about site management at the Maligne Lake Chalet and Guest House National Historic Site.

From the east exit of the community of Jasper, drive 1.8 km on Highway 16 and then turn right onto Maligne Lake road. The Maligne Lake Chalet is at the end of this 43 km paved road.

Contact us

Hours of operation

Always open

See Pursuit's website

Note: The site may be inaccessible due to snow in the winter.

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