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“View from a $20. bill” 4 of 5 stars
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Moraine Lake
Moraine Lake Rd. off Great Divide Hwy., Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Day Trip from Banff
Ranked #2 of 17 things to do in Lake Louise
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.
Listowel, Canada
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“View from a $20. bill”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Another awesome view! If you cross over the logs in the rapids and up a rock pile, you will enjoy the view of Moraine Lake...the view that can be found on the back of the old $20 bills. It isn't very far from Lake Louise and has a log house souvenir shop. At the front door you are welcomed by a big black bear standing on his hind legs. Worth the stop. We were there in 2011 and can't wait to go back.

Visited April 2013
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“Most beautiful mountains and lake .. Have to see it to believe it!!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I've never seen blue water like this place.. Photos don't even do it justice!!! Get exercise walking up dozens of rock steps to vantage photo points.. And take in breathtaking views!!! Mountains topped with glaciers overlooking the lake! A place I will never forget !!!

Visited August 2013
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“Great place for a picnic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Pretty setting and just a nice place to have a picnic! The lake is cold, but the surroundings are picturesque. Scuba diving is available, great place for a canoe around the lake.

Visited May 2013
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Surrey, Canada
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“Hidden Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Moraine lake may not be as well known as Lake Louise, but it's definitely well worth the visit. Viewing the lake from either the bottom or the top of the hill gives you a different feeling. You cannot stop counting how many peaks are there surrounding the lake, just as the introduction said. Pure body and mind refreshing!

Visited September 2013
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“magic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

had to park up the road a bit but it is not a hard walk . beautiful ; unreal colour makes it a must to visit , if your any where near it.

Visited August 2013
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