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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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Activities: Hiking, Getting married
Description: 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 is calling!

Love this gem! It take some patience to get there some days but it always one of my favorites. It's just calming once you get parked and see this small lake that feels like a home... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Strathmore, Canada

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Love this gem! It take some patience to get there some days but it always one of my favorites. It's just calming once you get parked and see this small lake that feels like a home coming if you take the time. There is a few rooms to stay for those that book ahead. There is many bears so if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Stunning view of the Ten Peaks. The color of the lake is beautiful. We could not canoeing on the lake due to the wind. But the consolation lake made up a little bit.

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful place. The trails are great, lots of places to sit along the lake side. Drive up the mountain is quiet and beautiful, I would recommend this lake over lake Louise. * you do have to have a Banff park pass, as this location is within the national park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Beautiful lake with nice walking trails along the lake to the falls at the other end. Has a to go cage and outdoor eating area.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

So first off, this was the most gorgeous, blue lake I've EVER seen. It was unreal!!! We even saw a rainbow while there (since the weather was rainy on and off) and it was the most picturesque sight I've ever seen. And second, I HIGHLY suggest going EARLY. I'm talking about anywhere between 7am-9am. My friend and I tried to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Can be a little crowded in Summer and you might have to park far from the Lake itself. But once there you'll be rewarded. The color of the water on a sunny day is just amazing.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Our family was here when we were travelling on the icefields parkway. There are restaurants on site and we ate yummy samosa's and sandwiches. Do the walking trail where one has to hike up and all the way till the last point to view the beauty from the top

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We left seeing this lake until last and it was absolutely stunning. Don't miss a trip here. The surrounding mountains are beautiful and the colour of the lake is unbelievable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

One word, BEAUTIFUL. gets crowded during day with day trippers, but we stay at the lodge and early mornings it is the most serene and peaceful lovely place when the clouds is just rolling in and the sun is rising over the peaks A must visit. Get up to the rock pile and watch the sun rise, when you may... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Amazingly beautiful. Really glad we stopped off here after leaving Banff. The parking area is crowded for a reason. Well worth the, very short, hike. Truly one of the most beautiful paces on Earth.

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Address: Moraine Lake Rd. off Great Divide Hwy., Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 403-522-3733
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Lake Louise

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