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Grassi Lakes

Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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Weekend hike

Nice easy hike to a lovely lake. I recommend not going on a weeken as there are just too many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Calgary, Canada
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One of my fav get away's ...

I love to go to Grassi Lakes when I visit Canmore, when we lived in Calgary is was a regular hike... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nanaimo, Canada
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Canmore, Alberta, Canada

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice easy hike to a lovely lake. I recommend not going on a weeken as there are just too many people to make it enjoyable.

Thank aussienewbies
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love to go to Grassi Lakes when I visit Canmore, when we lived in Calgary is was a regular hike with our dog - Beautiful green lake, fairly shallow -

Thank S_Leach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just 30 minutes (or less if you go fast) from parking lot to the lakes, beautiful waters with amazing shades of colors. Easy hike, low elevation gain, not difficult at all, gravel path up to the lakes. Anyone should be able to complete it. Been...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Grassi Lakes are magical. I have visited them every month of the year, and they never disappoint. Usually I go there in daylight, but on the evening of January 1, I hiked up with a Canmore group in full moonlight. With the moon reflecting the...More

Thank mayim39
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful short easy hike in Canmore. Perfect for couples, friends and families wanting a lovely afternoon stroll

Thank jennifercH8951EX
Reviewed 10 January 2018

A great hike with spectacular views. Have been here several times and have never been disappointed. Just be sure to begin your hike early as it does get dark quite quickly when the sun sets. (as we discovered while descending in the dark)

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful!! Easy to get to, fun activity for everyone and close to Canmore. Best to go on a sunny day.

Thank beanie_paige
Reviewed 8 January 2018

There is a road and path. The road is reasonably easy but I did have to rest part way going up the hill. It is something like 4 kms and you do get quite high. The ponds at the top of the path are very...More

Thank PMahdis
Reviewed 25 December 2017

If you want to go off the beaten track then this place is quite secluded, there are no tourists here but be careful there can be bears so make sure you are alert. There is a car park too. We took a portable barbecue and...More

Thank Amandeep S
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Make sure you have cleats on because the walk up to the lakes is icy. The lakes themselves are very beautiful. They are set in the top of a gorge that looks over Canmore and they are surrounded by trees and paths and places to...More

Thank Anthony B
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Sam S
11 February 2018|
Response from S_Leach | Reviewed this property |
Was just there, it's a Wintery wonderland .. there are trials to walk, can walk around lake.. wear clothing for winter walking, good grip, as expected for snow conditions.. lovely place to walk Winter or any season
8 August 2017|
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Response from a_e_panda |
Yes, as of Aug 22 it's still closed. The Alberta Parks "Know B4 U Go" page lists the current bear warnings and closures.
Dev P
19 July 2017|
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Response from Gary O | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is