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“Stunning” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Moraine Lake

Moraine Lake
Moraine Lake Rd. off Great Divide Hwy., Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Ranked #3 of 13 Attractions in Lake Louise
Type: Bodies of Water
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.
Bucks
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“Stunning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Visited this lake many times over the years, in all weathers and it is still stunningly beautiful with the most magic of mountains surrounding it. High season is not a good time to visit because, although it is further on from Lake Louise, there are still a lot of people, all trying to take the same photos. We have always been fortunate enough to go back during the quieter time of the day, when coach parties etc have long gone and the area takes on a more tranquil feel.

So many beautiful lakes to visit but when in Jasper drive to Medicine Lake - very magical

Visited June 2012
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“Stunningly beautiful....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

When I clambered over the crest of the moraine the view that unfolded across the tranquil, turquoise lake towards the snow-topped mountains literally took my breath away. Without question, this was the most beautiful vista I have ever seen. Some time later I still think about it, and one day will return.

Visited June 2012
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“The Fairest of them All”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Absolutely, stunningly beautiful! A total MUST see! So worth the drive from Lake Louise. Take a boat out on the lake and see how the surrounding trees and mountains reflect in the water. Then climb the moraine and look out over the water. Very nice restaurant in season (summer), lots of parking and clean facilities.

Visited August 2012
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“MORAINE LAKE”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

This is one of the most beautiful lakes I have ever seen. We came upon this lake by accident on our way up to Lake Louse not knowing what would be down this narrow road. to the left before getting up to Lake Louise. Do not miss this place. We were there about ten years ago.

Visited July 2012
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“My favorite place on the planet”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

There are some place you visit that just envoke awe. This is one of them. Actaully the best of the ones I have found so far in my lifetime. Absoloutely stunning. Moraine Lake and the Valley of the Ten Peaks doesn't take a backseat to it's neighbor in the Canadien Rockies, Lake Louise.

Visited August 2012
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