An easy hike that takes you past Curly Phillip's historic boathouse. Along the trail, you will come accross a number of interpretive panels. The Mary Shaffer Loop will take you through pine, spruce and subalpine fir before looping back to the parking lot.

Mary Shaffer Loop at Maligne Lake - Hike Jasper

Hiking Distance It is 3.2 km to hike Mary Shaffer Loop.
Hiking Time It will take 1 to 2 hours to complete Maligne Lake's Mary Shaffer Loop.

Moose are commonly encountered near Maligne Lake.Moose encounters at Maligne Lake - Hike Jasper

Getting to the Mary Shaffer Loop Trailhead..

Follow Maligne Lake road almost to the very end. Turn into the first parking lot at Maligne Lake and follow any path down to the shoreline, eventually leading to a paved path going left.

The Mary Shaffer Loop Hike..

Hiking down to Maligne Lake, you will come accross a number of interpretive panels that will guide you. The Mary Shaffer Loop will take you through pine, spruce and subalpine fir before looping back to the parking lot.