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Address: , Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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So beautiful!

We took a hike to Grassi Lakes during our recent vacation. There are apparently two routes you can take; we took the easier route. It was absolutely worth it! The lake is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We took a hike to Grassi Lakes during our recent vacation. There are apparently two routes you can take; we took the easier route. It was absolutely worth it! The lake is a beautiful shade of green, and so small that you can walk around it. It was like nothing I'd seen before.

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Leduc, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The fact that you could take easy or hard or is a great option we take one up and different down. There are lots of places to stop and rest or take in the view. If you're a climber you can also do that at the top

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Excellent hike for a young family or those with parents in tow. The fire road is accessible to just about anyone with average mobility, but the forest trail is way more interesting, although there are a couple of steep sections that are tough for tiny legs.

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Columbia, MO, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

These lakes are worth the climb...which was a bit more than easy! The color or the lakes was amazing and the scenic vista up the trail is beautiful too. A must if you are in Canmore!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

In our group we had from avid hikers to seniors with mobility issues, and due to the haze (from the wild fires in Washington) we couldn't really see the mountains, so we were looking for activities that wouldn't rely on mountains... We then found this hike, which ended up being just perfect! There are 2 paths leading to the same... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

My daughter treated us to this small hike while visiting her in Canmore. It was a fantastic little get-away, not far from town. The scenery is stunning! Great little trip for a few hours!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This was our first hike in Canada so we wanted something that was easy on the feet and good on the eye. The Nordic centre base is worth a visit for information and the drive to the car park for Grassi was simple with ample parking. Only a few steps into this hike and our first wildlife encounter loomed with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This is an amazing hike in Canmore. My wife and I thought this was one of our top hikes in the Banff and Jasper area. Do the more more difficult trail to see the waterfall and unique climbing path. It really is not that difficult and only adds a little bit of time. The two Grassi Lakes at the top... More 

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Beautiful scenery. Watched climbers scale a challenging wall. Saw mountain goat herd. Great views of Canmore.

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Hiked this trail with my wife and 3 year old and had a great time. Daughter was having an off day so had the pleasure off packing her on my shoulders the entire way. Got a little dicey in places but had a blast!

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