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Moraine Lake

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Address: Moraine Lake Rd | off Great Divide Hwy, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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403-522-3733
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This beautiful lake nestled in the mountains is best known for its...

This beautiful lake nestled in the mountains is best known for its appearance on the back of the Canadian dollar bill.

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Spectacular!

I have been to Banff many many times but for some reason we had never been to Moraine Lake....it is simply beautiful and I recommend everyone try to see it at least once!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Medicine Hat, Canada
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Medicine Hat, Canada
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76 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to Banff many many times but for some reason we had never been to Moraine Lake....it is simply beautiful and I recommend everyone try to see it at least once!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rented a canoe and got the license, didn't catch anything but what a beautiful calm nature feeling just relaxing floating in this Lake with not a care in the world, ahhhh. This Lake is a WOW factor ! Must experience the wonderful feeling and beauty of nature at its best in Lake Moraine.

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Canmore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have gone to Moranie Lake at least once or twice a year. To walk around the water, and it's so blue,very attractive.

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Thank Pervaiz B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Undoubtedly lake morraine is one of the most beautiful lake in the world. But to enjoy the beauty you need to know the perfect time and season. Because the color of its water will change according to season and timing of the sun shining on it. Some may be lucky enough to enjoy the blueness of its water. I went... More 

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4 Thank Mardiana K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

one of the many lakes !!! Lake Moraine is outstandingly blue, as though a well maintained swimming pool was placed right in between a range of snow capped mountains on one side and a bunch of green trees on the other - a contrast of colors, from gray to white, to marvelously blue to a bed of dark green! amazing!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Don't miss it if you are near by. Parking situation was pretty horrible so need to go as early as possible. Beware of poor wifi reception.

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Banff, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

A very busy location in the summer, but well worth it. It is beautiful!! I would recommend going on a sunny day as the water looks brighter blue.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

GORGEOUS and quaint lake. The pictures I took here are priceless. This is a must see if in the area. I may even go as far as saying this is prettier than Lake Louise, but both shouldn't be missed. Go early as it was very crowded by the time we left. There is only so much room for parking.

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This lake is short drive from the town of Lake Louise, but is a must see if you are in the area. The road closes around the 1st of October, and parking can be a challenge unless you come early or late in the day. We came in the late afternoon, and there were cars parking for more than a... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

One of the best lakes i have ever been to !!! Breathtaking the colors are simply unique & spectacular!! No filter needed when you take pictures there! Make sure to arrive early on in the morning as the parking is quite small & once full you have to park along the road on the hill. A pain By 11am i... More 

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