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“My favorite” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Moraine Lake

Moraine Lake
Moraine Lake Rd. off Great Divide Hwy., Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
403-522-3733
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Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Day Trip from Banff
Ranked #1 of 18 things to do in Lake Louise
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Activities: Hiking, Getting married
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Owner description: This beautiful lake nestled in the mountains is best known for its appearance on the back of the Canadian dollar bill.
Salt Spring Island, Canada
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“My favorite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Living in Calgary, we have seen most of the viewable lakes in the Rockies. Moraine is only easily accessibe in the Summer, and the parking lot can get very busy. In the Winter, it's about a 14km cross country ski. This lake used to be on the Canadian $20 bill. It's certinaly my favorite. Take the small hike up the hill off the parking lot, the views from the top are breathtaking!

Visited June 2012
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Edmonton, Canada
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“Beautiful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

This is the second time we have visited this spot. It was gorgeous, absolutely lovely. Only problem was bears, so we were limited to the shoreline walk.

Visited August 2012
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Strathmore, Canada
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“stunning view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

This place has to be among the top 10 places to visit while near Banff and Lake Louise. A must see! The valley of the 10 peaks is all around you and you can count all 10 in front of you!

Visited July 2012
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Birmingham, Alabama
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“Most beautiful lake I have seen!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Of all the beautiful lakes in Alberta, Lake Moraine was my favorite! Just picture perfect! Dont miss this gem. To get to the viewpoint, go behind the rockpile trail to the left of the parking lot. Easy to find! Take lots of photos!

Visited July 2012
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Absolutely beautiful lake”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

This lake is stunningly beautiful and we think it is the best of all the lakes in the national park if not the world. To get the best view and the most of your visit you need to walk up to the “twenty dollar view”. This is a short walk up an easy, paved path to climb up a little from the waters shoreline. From the elevated viewpoint you get a stunning view of the beautifully coloured lake and the mountains behind. If you are in the area you must visit here!

Visited July 2012
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