Banff Jasper Collection

Adventure at your Doorstep

Nature rules here. Pyramid Lake offers exciting outdoor activities year-round. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a first timer up to try something new, we've got what you need for a no-fuss day of fun!

As a guest of Pyramid Lake Lodge, you'll have access to our amenity program so you can easily enjoy the natural wonders that surround you. Head to the lake to soak up the iconic Rocky Mountain views from the water on a canoe, kayak or paddle board, work up a sweat exploring the extensive trail system on one of our mountain bikes or simply unwind with some lakeside yoga — we can help make every day its own unique adventure.

Staying with us? If you booked directly, you get 1 hour of rentals at select times included with your amenities fee.

10 AM – 11 AM or 3 PM – Close
One boat, per room, per night
Four bikes, per room, per night

Boat and Bike Rental Hours

Boat Rentals: May 20 – October 15, 2023 | Daily, 10 AM – 4 PM
Bike Rentals: Open Year-Round | Daily, 10 AM – 4 PM

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Two canoeists on a calm lake.

Boating on Pyramid Lake

Picture an early morning on the calm, clear lake with a thermos of coffee or tea, surrounded by reflections of towering mountain peaks. Whether you prefer kayaking or canoeing, Pyramid Lake offers the opportunity to relax or get active on the water.

Mountain bikers on a trail between conifer trees.

Mountain Biking

Pick up a mountain bike rental and explore well-connected, expertly maintained trails, all while avoiding the crowds. You'll quickly discover why Jasper is beloved among cyclists from near and far.

A yoga instructor on the beach.

Yoga

Take advantage of our complimentary* yoga sessions and start your day by breathing in that fresh mountain air, stretching your muscles and getting ready for your day of adventure.

  • All levels welcome!
  • *Complimentary for Pyramid Lake Lodge guests only.
  • Classes on select days.
  • Call 780.852.4900 to book or visit the front desk on site to book.

Map showing hiking trails around Pyramid Lake, Jasper.

Hiking

Take on anything from a light stroll along the lakeside to a full day hike in the alpine. Make sure you're prepared for the unpredictable mountain weather and wildlife encounters before you set off.

Rental Rates

Boat Rentals

Single Kayak $45 per hour
Double Kayak $80 per hour
Two-person Canoe $80 per hour
Stand Up Paddle Board $45 per hour
Electric Cruiser $150 per hour

Bike Rentals

Mountain Bike $25 per hour
  • Credit cards are required to rent a boat.
  • Children count as a passenger, not just adults.
  • No dogs allowed in the boats.
  • Do not use whistle unless it is an emergency.
  • Children 13 and under are not permitted in a canoe.
  • Bike rentals are limited

Adventure Advice

Browse these handy tips and tricks before you push off onto Pyramid Lake by kayak, canoe or paddle board.

Wear sunglasses and sunscreen

The reflection off the water can be intense and sends a lot of UV rays at unprotected skin. Depending on your activity, there's a chance you might end up in the water, so we suggest not sporting your favourite sunglasses in case they fall off.

Protect your electronics

If you need to keep your electronics on you, use a dry bag to keep them safe in the event of splashes or accidental dunking.

Learn the J-stroke

Whether you're in a canoe or a kayak, this paddling technique is essential to help you move around in the water efficiently. End each forward stroke with a prying twist to your vessel headed in a straight line.

Play it safe

Make sure you have a properly fitted life jacket. No matter how strong of a swimmer you are, a life jacket is a must-have when you're far from shore.

Check the forecast

A seemingly sunny day can turn into a storm quickly here in the mountains. Check the forecast to make sure your water activities aren't disrupted by rain.

 

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