Lake Minnewanka

Lake Minnewanka • DETAILED Guide to Visiting This Banff Lake

Lake Minnewanka is a beautiful lake in Banff that is just a ten-minute drive away from the town of Banff. The lake is 21 km long and 142 meters deep and helps power Banff with hydroelectric power. One of the top things to do in Banff National Park is to stroll along or take a …

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Moraine Lake

Moraine Lake • Guide to Visiting Canada’s Most Beautiful Lake

There is no image more iconic of the Canadian Rockies, or Canada for that matter, than Moraine Lake. The alpine lake is a wild turquoise blue fed by glacier melt and set against a backdrop of the Ten Peaks. This pristine piece of wilderness draws in millions of visitors a year and once graced Canada’s …

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moraine lake parking

Moraine Lake Parking: Changes You Need To Know

In 2024, Moraine Lake Parking will be officially closed to personal vehicles. This new policy came into effect in June 2023 to help alleviate some safety, preservation, and congestion concerns around Moraine Lake. Visitors can now visit the lake through the public shuttle bus system known as Park & Ride. Accessing the lake via bike, …

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Moraine Lake

When is the BEST Time to Visit Moraine Lake?

Moraine Lake is easily one of Canada’s most beautiful places. There is no image more iconic of the Canadian Rockies, or Canada for that matter, than Moraine Lake. It’s on every visitor’s bucket list, but when is the best time to visit Moraine Lake, and what is the Moraine Lake weather like? Moraine Lake is …

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Visiting Emerald Lake

Emerald Lake in Canada: 20 Things to Know (Yoho, British Columbia)

Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park is one of the finest lakes in the Canadian Rockies and a resplendent place to visit in British Columbia. It’s the largest lake in Yoho National Park, one of the most stunning BC Lakes, and surrounded by President Mountain Range. Visiting the lake on a summer day is one …

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is the maligne lake cruise worth it

Is the Maligne Lake Cruise to Spirit Island Worth It?

Maligne Lake is one of the most stunning lakes in all of Canada, and embarking on a cruise here offers a front-row seat to this natural spectacle. Venture south, closer to the glaciers, and you’ll be treated to the lake’s captivating emerald hues. While enjoying the lake from its shores is gratifying enough, there’s another …

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canmore reservoir

15 Places to Go Paddleboarding in Banff & Canmore

The lakes around Banff National Park are a prime place to go for a SUP (short for stand-up paddleboard) in the summer months once they unthaw. Paddleboarding in Banff is one of our favorite ways to relax in the park, and we often find ourselves alone on the water, enjoying all the nature around. What’s …

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Bow Lake

15 Things to KNOW About Visiting Bow Lake in Banff (Alberta)

Bow Lake is one of the many lakes that line the Icefields Parkway and a popular stop for visitors to Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. It’s no secret that the Canadian Rockies are not short of spectacular vistas and lakes. Bow Lake is one of our top recommendations for a stop to stretch the …

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canoeing on Emerald Lake

Emerald Lake Canoe Rental: Everything You NEED to Know (2024)

Emerald Lake canoe rentals are an experience of a lifetime. Emerald Lake is in the stunning Yoho National Park, one of BC’s best destinations. This lake has both turquoise-colored water and astounding mountain views. The attractive surroundings and the beginner-friendly waters make for the ideal canoeing destination. Canoeing on Emerald Lake is breathtaking and relaxing …

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