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Pyramid Lake, above Jasper, Alberta
One of Jasper’s defining features is the noticeably triangular-shaped mountain, that rises above the town. You can get a closer look at it, by taking a short drive up the hill to Pyramid Lake. Pyramid Lake is just 10 kilometers (6 miles) from downtown Jasper, so this is a quick scenic getaway. Just find Pyramid Lake Road in the middle of downtown, and drive up it. Just before you get to the end, you’ll see a few parking spots on the left. This is the access point for Pyramid Island. A footbridge will take you out to the tiny island. …