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“Awesome!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Peyto Lake

Peyto Lake
| Icefield Parkway, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Ranked #4 of 13 attractions in Lake Louise
Type: Bodies of Water
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Edmonton, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Spectacular view! Breathtaking! Well worth the stop! A must see on the Banff - Jasper Highway. Don't miss it!

Visited August 2012
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“Good picture-taking place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Don't miss it! Short drive from the Lake Louise and short hike from the parking lot. Try to make it first thing in the morning to avoid crowds. There is additional trails to reach Bow summit.

Visited July 2012
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Birmingham, Alabama
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“Beautiful lake”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Love the view of this lake...It is a steep climb to get there, but well worth it! The color was just amazing!

Visited July 2012
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Stunning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

This is a must do stop if you are driving on the Icefield Parkway. It is a short (maybe 10 – 15 minute) walk up from the car parking area to the viewpoint which is located high above the lake. The views down on the wonderful coloured lake are stunning.

Visited July 2012
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Illinois
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“Don't miss it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

I hesitate to post this review, because I don't want this place to be overrun with visitors. It's just incredibly beautiful. It's a wonderful glacial lake with magnificent views of the valley beyond it. If you can get there early in the morning, like before 9:30 am, on a calm, windless day, the reflections in the lake are stunning.

I also recommend walking the trails that branch off from the viewing platforms.

Enjoy!

Visited July 2012
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