This is a must see place when travelling through the Rockies. The walk up can be hard, but its definitely worth it.
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Well worth the visit. As with all of the lakes in the area, it's incredible. The hike to the overlook is a must do and will not disappoint.
A lake in Banff national park, very, very beautiful. Easy stroll from the car parkto a view area obve the lake. Beautiful turqoise color, surrounded by the mountains. Don't miss it. You can't really walk in a lot of different directions, so in about half...More
A Stop at Peyto Lake is a MUST, when you drive along the Icefield Parkway! It`s colour is just amazing and the typical view above the lake is just a short walk away. You should be aware, that even in June there can still be...More
The lake is approached from the icefield parkway between Banff and Jasper (closer to Banff). You look down on it from vista point close to the parking lot - it is a great view. Unlike Lake Louise or Lake Morraine there are no facilities here...More
Parked at Peyto Lake and hiked Bow Summit Trail, the lake view from the trails is spectacular. Highly recommend the Bow Summit hike, leads to spectacular views along the Icefields Parkway, saw gyrfalcon, pikas, marmot.
This short hike is a MUST see. We found it by accident, and it didn't disappoint. The water looks like glows. Don't worry if you are not a hiker. The path is paved making it handicapped friendly. You won't believe your eyes, and your pictures...More
Definitely worth a visit ! Short hike from the parking lot - 15 mins maybe ? Heard there is a wheelchair parking closer to the view point but have not looked for it - the pictures you see are totally real ! It’s super beautiful...More
Peyto Lake is spectacular! The colors are stunning and the views of the Canadian Rockies are breathtaking. It’s not much of a hike but more of a walk in the woods if you go from the viewing platform to the Bow Summit Lookout. Definitely worth...More