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Jacques Lake - Hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

Jacques Lake Statistics


50 KM

Estimated Time

4 hours

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The Jacques Lake is a beautiful, clear lake in Alberta that is perfect for swimming, fishing, and boating. The lake is well known for its excellent fishing, with plenty of trout, bass, and pike to be caught. The lake is also a great place to relax and enjoy the stunning scenery.

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What are the coordinates and address of Jacques Lake?

Jacques Lake
Jacques Lake, Alberta T0E 0E0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Jacques Lake trails are located in the Kananaskis Country area of Alberta. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 40 south from Calgary and turn left onto the Smith-Dorrien Trail (Highway 742). The trailhead is located about 26 km from the turnoff.

Why visit Jacques Lake

The Jacques Lake is a beautiful place to visit in Alberta. The lake is surrounded by mountains, which makes for a stunning view. The lake is also a great place for fishing, swimming, and boating.

Is Jacques Lake in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what the family is looking for in a vacation spot. Jacques Lake is a beautiful location with plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy, but it may not be suitable for everyone.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Jacques Lake in Alberta are hiking, fishing, and camping.

1. Hiking - There are a number of hiking trails in the area around Jacques Lake, including the popular Grizzly Trail.

2. Fishing - Jacques Lake is a great spot for fishing, with plenty of trout and other fish to be caught.

3. Boating - The lake is a great spot for boating, with plenty of room to explore.

4. Camping - There are a number of great camping spots near Jacques Lake, perfect for enjoying the natural beauty of the area.

5. Wildlife Viewing - The area around Jacques Lake is home to a variety of wildlife, including bears, deer, and elk.

Where to eat?

1. The Blue Chair - a hidden cafe in a residential neighbourhood near Jacques Lake. They serve breakfast and lunch and have a great patio.

2. The Local Omnivore - a small, independent grocery store that also has a cafe serving fresh, local food.

3. The Jacques Lake Marina - a great spot for a casual meal on the water with stunning views of the lake.

4. The Jacques Lake Campground - they have a small concession stand with basic food items and drinks.

5. The Jacques Lake Forest Service Road - there are a few spots along the road where you can pull over and have a picnic lunch.

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