Easy access off of TC1 - great views and walking trails. Crossing the dam by vehicle offers amazing mountain and lake views!
About Lake Minnewanka
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Good for a short trip out from Banff itself. Like most of the Canadian lakes it is picturesque and a perfect place to go stretch your legs and take a few photos
Minnewanka lake is quite a big lake which has a boat tour around the lake. The water was so crystal clear with beautiful surrounding mountains.
The drive from Calgary to Jasper is punctuated not only by several mountains but also by aquamarine coloured lakes. In Banff alone you have several lakes that have glorious views of the snow capped mountains surrounding Banff town. One of these lakes is Lake Minnewanka,...More
Lake Minnewanka has some unique craggy rocks jutting out into the water that provide unique photo shots. Be sure to walk past the popular shoreline for a lovely walk up the canyon and through beautiful forest. If you have the time, the boat tour is...More
We did the driving loop to and through Lake Minnewanka and it was well worth the morning. Great views at each stop and as it had just snowed it was crisp, clean and a true winter scenic wonderland. We saw elk at two different spots...More
So beautiful to walk along the lake on the trails. Very little traffic in October, but can get cold. It is also the best, low light pollution area to see the Northern Lights. Note that a LOT of the trails in the area have group...More
Once again in the Rockies,we come across a huge lake,affording spectacular views of the surrounding mountains.Well worth a photo stop and a stretch of your legs. When open,you can rent a variety of small boats,even go for a "cruise" Washroom facilities are available just off...More