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Peyto Lake

| Icefield Parkway, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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“bow summit” (80 reviews)
| Icefield Parkway, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

By the time we got to the viewpoint on the top, we saw the place was filled with people. The lake was no better than the other ones as other comments might say. Also, personally, I do not like the unique fact that you get...More

Thank xuanchiz
Reviewed yesterday

There are 2 parking lots. The lower one requires a steep uphill climb. The upper lot less so. No one tells you this at the park

Thank den979
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were advised to check out Lake Peyto from a local who advised that they believed it was better than Lake Louise and less busy....and they were right! A short stroll from the carpark to the lookout though pretty forest to a lookout with absolutely...More

Thank ssgolf23
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This lake is absolutely beautiful. The color is so blue and although it can get crowded there, it's worth the wait to take pictures. Also hikes available nearby.

Thank Kristen O
Reviewed 3 days ago

The color and beautiful surroundings, along with the hike to the top were all stunning. I'd go back in a heartbeat.

Thank Clint M
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very blue beautiful lake. Well worth the short walk from the parking lot. BEWARE---THERE ARE TWO PARKING LOTS----our tour director showed us the path to return to the bus, but 3 people on the tour failed to take this path and got...More

Thank jweaver21
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

No problems finding parking and walking to view area, as it was in the morning, nice views for pictures.

Thank electricglide91
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a beautiful lake - probably the most blue of the many Jasper area lakes. Do take mosquito repellant!

Thank NewillDB
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A short walk takes you to a lookout where you can see the beautiful turquoise Peyto Lake. Unfortunately, the hoards of tourists can detract from the experience. There is also a short nature walk you can talk to explore the area. The interpretive signs are...More

Thank LarchFoodie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

LAke Peyton is huge and beautiful and is about a 10 minute hike from the crowded parking lot but the overlook platforms offer a great view of the lake

Thank Vacationer9898
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Macy B
July 25, 2017|
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Response from mike t | Reviewed this property |
There are traiks up to the observation area
May 13, 2017|
Response from ManishKumar2016 | Reviewed this property |
I had visited the lake in June 2nd week and it was thawed.
September 22, 2016|
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Response from vkailash | Reviewed this property |
There is no public transport! . There are lot of tours available which go the glacier which in itself take easily 2-3 hrs and peyto lake is much father than that so to and fro to banff takes time. there are some tours which... More