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Reviewed yesterday

The viewing platforms above the lake offer great views of this beautifully green colored lake. There is a pretty steep walkway down to the platforms from the parking lot. The platforms do get quite crowded. Unfortunately some people insist on climbing past the fences to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bob J
Reviewed yesterday

A definite must do if you are on the Ice Field Parkway. The short hike to the Lake is so worth the payoff!!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank acleanerguy
Reviewed yesterday

The color of the water is almost unnatural, never saw this color water before. Certainly worth small hike and a lot of photos!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank mahengupta
Reviewed yesterday

It's about a 10 mins hike to the viewing point depending on your pace. This lake is not to be missed as the color of the lake is more stunning than the others I visited during my trip. Photos does no justice to the beauty...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank latinaangeljm
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The main viewpoint is a tourist trap and the busiest place we visited on our trip. I tried to take a few seconds to appreciate the view and got asked to move so someone could take photos of themself. However if you head up a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Coake
Reviewed 2 days ago

worth the stop. This lake is so beautiful. The color is unique from the other lakes in the area...it looks so beatiful that you cant imagine its real. it seems as if a filter was added. Definitely worth stopping by

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Sara W
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped by on an early morning on our way to cover the Icefield parkway. We took the quick hike to the viewpoint from the parking lot. It was actually a prettty steep hike upwards. Not that it was strenuous but it might catch a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jeffswmn
Reviewed 2 days ago

The colour of the water is almost unnatural,it looks like a turquoise swimming pool, certainly worth the stop and a few dozen photos!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank karen w
Reviewed 2 days ago

Make sure you hike up the summit (if possible), a lot better view and no crowds compared to the viewpoint.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank PaulE508
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Do not pass up the opportunity to see this beautiful lake. We actually were going to walk up the trail to the left of the rest rooms but somebody coming back from that way told us we could drive up to the parking lot up...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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July 22, 2019|
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Response from clarkb54 | Reviewed this property |
My wife & I were at Peyto Lake week before last and did not see or hear anything about closing access to the lake. Hope you are able to see it, the lake is beautiful.
July 3, 2019|
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Response from Mary-Meadows | Reviewed this property |
45 kms according to Google maps
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June 11, 2019|
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Response from doctorfoxtrot | Reviewed this property |
Was here 5 days ago. And with the prevailing weather , yes it would be accessible for this month.