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“Local Favorite” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Herbert Lake

Herbert Lake
Columbia Icefields Parkway, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Ranked #12 of 24 things to do in Lake Louise
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canucian
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Local Favorite”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We locals from lake louise like to swim here in the summer. Its beautiful! the old diving board from the Banff Springs is at the back, so that our go-to spot. There is just enough marsh and leeches, plus the water is quite cold, to keep the masses away, which makes it a perfect spot!

Visited July 2013
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Wichita, Kansas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nice location yet too close to highway”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

This lake is nice for a picnic but tends to be a bit close to the highway.Would be nice if they had more picnic benches in the area too. good though when the weather is nice.

Visited August 2013
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Easley, South Carolina
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71 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Fabulous at sunrise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

This lake gives gorgeous reflections of the mountains at sunrise. The lake is very calm at that time, but like all lakes the calm goes away about 30-40 minutes after sunrise. Get there early; you will likely have it all to yourself!

Visited August 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Excellent if you like photography”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Herbert Lake took my breath away which was quite unexpected after all the fabulous lakes we saw. It's a photographer's dream.
The day we visited it was perfectly still which gave the most stunning mirror images of the sky, mountains and trees in the water. Please take the time to stop as you pass.

Visited July 2013
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Chatham, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“peaceful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Stunning view, and calm lake. Would have like to pitch a tent and next time would bring a dinghy just to coast and enjoy the peace and quiet, as some were doing

Visited July 2013
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