Saturday Night Lake Loop Backpacking Trail
The Saturday Night Lake Loop is accessible from the town of Jasper and a great trip for beginners and families. This relatively easy backpacking circuit can be done in two or three days. The route gains elevation to High Lakes in the centre of the loop and descends again back to the trailhead.
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Route Description for Saturday Night Lake Loop Backpacking Trail
The Saturday Night Lake Loop is a relatively easy loop that can be done in two or three days. For the two day option, we recommend hiking the easy 9.2 km to Minnow Lake to spend your first night. Hike 15.4 km on your second day back to the trailhead to finish the loop. To extend your trip, hike 8.8 km on the second day to spend a night at Saturday Night Lake. You will hike 6.6 km to the trailhead on the final day. This is the best option for families with children.
The trail travels through a quiet forest passing Minnow Lake, High Lakes, and Saturday Night Lake. It is one of the few backpacking routes that begins and ends at the same trailhead, making it an excellent option for those who don’t have time for extra logistics.
Getting to the Saturday Night Lake Loop Backpacking Trail Trailhead
To get to the Saturday NIght Lake Loop trailhead from the Town of Jasper, drive west on Connaught Drive and turn right onto Pine Avenue. Turn left on Bonhomme street and stay on this road for 650 m before taking a gravel road on the right with signs for P2. Follow the gravel road to the end where you will find the trailhead with a trail sign and kiosk.
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