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Cavell Meadows Trail

Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Only covered half

... but would love to come back another time. Could have spent a day here. The walk wasn't too... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
NPFanCA
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Ottawa, Canada
Would not Bother Doing the Loop!

We did this hike in mid Sept. From the parking lot go up the stairs and hike about 0.3 mi. on the... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
JohnAnnColumbia_MD
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Columbia, Maryland
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27 Oct 2016
“Only covered half”
27 Oct 2016
“Would not Bother Doing the Loop!”
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Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

... but would love to come back another time. Could have spent a day here. The walk wasn't too easy, but wasn't too difficult either. However, I'm not sure if it'd be as rewarding as the glaciers trail in terms of scenery.

Thank NPFanCA
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We did this hike in mid Sept. From the parking lot go up the stairs and hike about 0.3 mi. on the paved path to the lower Angel Glacier over look. After photos, go back down about 150 feet and pick up the Cavell Meadows...More

Thank JohnAnnColumbia_MD
Reviewed 20 August 2016

In prior reviews/info on the trail it sounded like the road was full of pot-holes but the road was paved all the way and there was only a very small section that was not paved. We did the hike in 2 hours and it was...More

Thank Steve_from_NS
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We did the walk along the glacier trail first. That was easy and had great views. Then we took on this meadows trail. Whew it was tougher! Also, lots of mosquitoes. The views were nice and we saw many marmot, but I'd say if you're...More

Thank hdempsey
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We spent about 4 hours hiking the trail and stopped for lots of pictures. A moderate hike, lots of others on the path and a well marked trail. Views of the valley, Angel Glacier as well as many wild flowers and alpine animals.

Thank Rachelle K
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Great hike for those that wish to see scenery, but are not sure of their physical abilities (i.e. seniors, or those not accustom to hiking more than an hour). You can hike the whole loop, or just to the toe of the glacier and still...More

2  Thank Wood2
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Was a few meters deep in snow and ice when I went, would love to go when the wild flowers are out. Really breathtaking scenery, I recommend going outside of regular tourist hours to really appreciate it.

1  Thank AquariumRescueUnit
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Wonderful experience climbing up to the Lower viewpoint on the Cavell Meadows Trail, esp to get an awe inspiring view of the Angel Glacier

1  Thank Tourizt
Reviewed 18 August 2015

The meadows are a great place to see a high mountain alpine plants and wildlife. Stick to the trail to the glacier lake for a fairly easy walk or go up the trail into the meadows for a better chance to see some of the...More

2  Thank NorthernWb
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Very nice views on the glacier and a nice, sometimes heavy hike in between flowers. The view to the surrounding mountais was perfect.

Thank NLreiziger
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