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Address: | Icefield Parkway, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Columbia Icefield Tour including the Glacier Skywalk from Banff

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Stopped off for the view on the way back from Jasper on the ice fields parkway. Well worth the short walk from the car park.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Stopped off for the view on the way back from Jasper on the ice fields parkway. Well worth the short walk from the car park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

In 2010 we visited Peyto Lake in June on a wet miserable day and the walk up was misrable but the view worth it. In April 2015 we walked along freshly powdered snow all the way up. It was a beautiful sunny but cold (-5"C) day. On arriving it was again worth the long walk up. The stunning view was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I went visiting Peyto Lake while working on a snowshoe trail for Gps tracking. It was during the month of March so we had the occasion to see real POWDER which is pretty rare during this season! The view on the lake is just gorgeous! Well, there is no blue colour but this lake is also magnificent while frozen. And... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Payto lake has a form like a wolf, so you can see the blue color, it aboyt 45 minutes from like Louise heading Jasper don't forget your camera.

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This lake is about 40kms or so from Lake Louise. Not to be missed it is spectacular. Bit of a hike from the bottom parking lot, there is one closer if you are physically challenged. Been there a number of times and I am still blown away by its beauty every time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

It's breathtaking! Lovely hikes! One of those places I am so grateful that we made it to! One of the best trips of our lives. Banff and Jasper were amazing but this lake stands out as the reason why it was so striking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Must see along the ice fields parkway. 15 to 20 min short walk to the view point. When you finally arrive at the view point you will just be mesmerized by the beautiful turquoise colored lake. This is my favorite during our visit in banff national park.

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

When we travelled between Jasper and Banff we didn't have time to see everything we wanted, so we went back 2 days later to see some of the southern points of interest along the Icefield Parkway. From Banff we drove for about an hour and a quarter to get to Peyto Lake. This turquoise lake is reached by a short... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Another gorgeous lake along the Icefields Highway in the Canadian Rockies. The turqouis water is amazing and breathtaking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Peyto is famous for its incredible turquoise-greenish color. It is an uphill hike on a paved path. When we visited in mid-September the path was snow-covered with icy spots! But the view was worth it.

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