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Upper Kananaskis Lake

Canmore, Alberta, Canada
+1 800-252-3782
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Man-made Hydro electric lake

This lake was created to generate power, and it's a lovely spot even on an overcast day. It wasn't... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Clint M
Upper Kananaskis lake Alberta Canada

An amazing hike around the lake its about 16kms all the way round and can be done easily in a day... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
davebloggs007
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Calgary, Canada
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Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This lake was created to generate power, and it's a lovely spot even on an overcast day. It wasn't our favorite lake we saw in our 10-day stay, but worth the drive to get there from Canmore.

Thank Clint M
Reviewed 5 days ago

An amazing hike around the lake its about 16kms all the way round and can be done easily in a day , not much elevation gain but take my advise go anticlockwise around the lake on a hot day to avoid the hot sun in...More

Thank davebloggs007
Reviewed 1 week ago

All of Kananaskis is fantastic and worth the sidetrip. The limestone peaks of Cananaskis country are amazing accents to a beautiful valley.

Thank Daryl-Hunter
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a 3 km hike around one side of the lake. It's a hike that rewards you with stunning breath taking views. But make sure you USE SUNSCREEN and have a hat with good head and face covering. The sun is brutal hot and...More

Thank TravellingFishPants
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on our drive and enjoyed the beautiful view. It was VERY windy the day we stopped. On a calm day, you can get a great picture with the reflection of the mountains in the background.

Thank morrishj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Incredible mountain and lake views. We were at Interlake where we walked across the dam and saw both the lower and upper lake. Lots of hiking opportunities around the area!

Thank Sandra K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This drive hands down was our favorite of the trip. Take the back way up passed Spray Lakes you will see lots of wildlife. Upper Kananaskis lake was breathtaking. The lower lake wasn't as pretty as the top.

Thank Lovelycin
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Amazing area, not so familiar for the tourists around. so perfect for the lovers of the words mentioned in the title

Thank Raccoon1968
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Beautiful mountain and lake views. Rocky beaches with driftwood for nice walks. Walking trails nearby for short hikes. Peaceful and enjoyable

Thank Glenda B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

one of my favorite places and hidden gems in the banff area. I really enjoyed camping here even though there was a huge bear problem! love it, very beautiful

Thank BHakes
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Floridatravelor1
13 July 2017|
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Response from Hedy T | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as I never paid attention to that. I suggest contacting Canmore Visitor Centre
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ramlahhaider
29 June 2017|
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Response from Hedy T | Reviewed this property |
Along the lake road there are several picknick spot.
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clintel
6 June 2017|
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Response from Hedy T | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Not a swimmer but I suggest contacting Canmore visitor centre Sorry couldn't be more helpful
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