- Title: Maligne Lake
- State/Province/Region: Alberta
- Country: Canada
- Nearest Area: Hy 16
- Nearest Town: Jasper
- Brief Directions: 40 km from Jasper on Maligne Lake Road
- Notes: Maligne Lake, along with pristine natural beauty Spirit Island, is not only the oldest attraction in Jasper Park but also the largest lake in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The lake was credited with discovery by Mary Schaffer, a female explorer of the region and local icon, after Samson Beaver, a local native, sketched a rough map for her. The first European to actually see the lake was Henry McLeod in 1875 on a CPR expedition.
The largest rainbow trout in Alberta was caught in this lake (20 lbs, 4 oz.) by means of sportfishing
- Best Season: Autumn
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