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This loop is especially good in autumn when the leaves change color, and when slow alights on surrounding mountains.
At any time of year, however, it’s a nice stroll through the forest that includes an incredible view.
It can be snowy in winter and muddy in spring, so come prepared for conditions. The loop follows Trail 2 from Pyramid Lake Road.
It’s mostly in the forest, but at the overlook, you’ll find a hillside clearing, where rock slabs make a natural viewing platform.
You’ll gaze over the Athabasca Valley, at a panorama that includes several lakes, Jasper Townsite, and a wall of mountains on the horizon. If you want to top off your hike with a bite to eat, the loop conveniently passes close to Pyramid Lake Resort and The Pines restaurant.
Just follow Trail 15 to get there in no time. Sources: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/ab/jasper/activ/activ-experience/sentiers-trails/pyramid