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“Idyllic” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lake Minnewanka

Lake Minnewanka
24km (15 miles) north of Banff, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Banff City Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #4 of 71 things to do in Banff
Activities: Fishing, Hiking
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Owner description: Banff National Park's largest waterway.
Kirkby Lonsdale
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“Idyllic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

A winter wonderland, people skating on the lake, couples snowshoeing and families barbecuing in the huts on the purpose built woodburning ovens. What a wonderful way to spend a winters day in December

Visited December 2012
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“Great Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

A magical place to visit. From the lake you can travel the loop to 3 other lakes. Cross country skiing, hiking wild life etc etc.

Visited December 2012
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“Lake Minnewanka”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

Peaceful and serene with panoramic views and only a 5 minute drive from Banff. Overlooking miles and miles of pine trees. and only a short drive to 2 Jack Lake

Visited November 2012
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“Jewel Just Outside of Banff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

What a beautiful mountain lake. Clean and cold. Spectacular scenery all around you! We saw a family of bighorn sheep right next to the road.

Visited April 2012
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Beautiful lake. :) It's a must if you are in Banff.
I wish I could have done the boat trip, unfortunately it was too late. :/

Visited September 2012
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