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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
Phone Number: 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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Moraine lake is just breathtaking and you can just sit and stay at it for hours, we avoided scrambling on the rockpile and instead took the path to before that which led to an... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Moraine lake is just breathtaking and you can just sit and stay at it for hours, we avoided scrambling on the rockpile and instead took the path to before that which led to an amazing view of the lake. I just didn't want to leave and it was sad that we missed the sunset as it was a cloudy day.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Moraine Lake is one of my favourites to visit! The water there just looks stunning with the crazy blue/green water. Truly amazing and beautiful to see. Definitely a must see of the area. The place can get quite cramped though because of all the tourists, picking a day or time which isn't like rush hour would be a good suggestion.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is heaven on earth. One must see it to believe just how beautiful mother nature can be. A must-see!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has to be the most Beautiful of the lakes in the area. My husband and I hiked up to the top of the Rock Pile. A good small hike for those of us who are not the most fit lol. Amazing views when you reach the top. Our daughter son in law and Grandson stayed at the bottom as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic lake with great views. Nice trails around. Perfect place for family outings and site seeing. Not very busy. Recommended

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Moncton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there early morning in total darkness. Once the light began to appear, the scenery was amazing. Rockpile trail on the right has the best vantage points for photos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place (very touristic though) is fantastic ! You can just be speechless in front of this incredible nature. To me, one of the very best (and beautiful) place on earth !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Moraine Lake is one of Canada's iconic and must see lake. There are no words to describe these beautiful scenic views. Photos do no do it justice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got to Moraine Lake about 10 am in the middle of the week and had to make a number of passes through the parking lot before something opened up. The view is spectacular. The hike along the lake is also terrific but short, maybe a mile or less. We didn't see any loop trails in the area so you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

lake moraine is lovely i didnt quite get the wow factor like i did at lake louise but still worth the visit.

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