Geraldine Lakes area

Jasper National Park

To access this beautiful area, follow Highway 93 to Athabasca Falls. Travel north on Hwy 93a for 1.1 km to the Geraldine Fire Road. The trailhead is located 6 km up this gravel road

Special considerations: High clearance vehicles recommended. No trailers or RV's.

From June 9 to September 30: Geraldine Road is open to public traffic subject to the following restrictions:

  • During working hours (typically 07:00 to 19:00), travel on Geraldine Road by vehicle only. Drive with care. Follow traffic control measures and all posted speed limits and warnings. Expect delays of up to 15 minutes. Work schedules are subject to change without notice.
  • During non-working hours, the road is open to all users.

From October 1 to June 8: Geraldine Road is closed to all public traffic.

Notice of restriction: Travel on Geraldine Road during construction of the Caribou Conservation Breeding Centre

moderate First Geraldine Lake

Moderate; 3.6 km return; Elevation gain/loss: 200 m; 1-2 hours;
Trailhead: Geraldine Lakes parking lot.

Sandwiched between the steep slopes of Mount Fryatt and Whirlpool Peak, First Geraldine Lake is a scenic lake set amongst the spruce forest.

difficult Second Geraldine Lake

Difficult; 12.4 km return; elevation gain/loss: 608 m; 5-6 hours
Trailhead: Geraldine Lakes parking lot.

Beyond First Geraldine Lake, the trail becomes difficult, crossing boulder fields and ascending steep slopes. Your efforts are rewarded by the scenic waterfalls along the way. Note: Boulders are very slippery after rain or snowfall.

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