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Address: Emerald Lake Road, Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada
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+1 250-343-6783
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Peaceful lake nestled in the mountains and surrounded by lush, green...

Peaceful lake nestled in the mountains and surrounded by lush, green forest.

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visited June.2010 - Amazing !!!

the lake has an amazing shade of green! my visit was june, but it was chilly, there are lots of cafes and restaurants nearby we spent some time for photos but then headed... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Eve R

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the lake has an amazing shade of green! my visit was june, but it was chilly, there are lots of cafes and restaurants nearby we spent some time for photos but then headed towards our next hike - yoho lake!

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Houston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

...and it is a well deserved accolade. I want to live at this lake. Serene and beautiful and the lake is crystal clear. Get there early, though, as this is a popular spot for tourists. If you walk around the lake just a bit the crowd thins out tremendously. You will never forget this lake. If you only have a... More 

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Otonabee-South Monaghan, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful Turquoise Mountain Lake Easy drive from Highway into Lake on nice paved road Very serene and relaxing! Worth the visit! Stopped in the Emerald Lake Hotel Restaurant and was wonderful Soup (French Onion) and Coffee

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like this but don't have much time to explore here because we follow a package tour. Is beautiful. There is a coffee place overlooking the lake. Can do canoeing too. Is 's truly Emerald feel.

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Hasselt, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lake is absolutely awesome. It is off course very emerald green but it is also very quiet and peacefull. We sat on a rock near the shore of the lake and enjoyed the view for nearly an hour. If you walk past the boathouse where you can rent a canoo, you have a view of the fossil fields up... More 

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Decatur, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked out onto frozen Emerald Lake. Beautiful! There is a shop there to rent cross-country skis and snowshoes, as well as purchase gifts. Up the hill is the lodge with food and drink.

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Machida, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there in the afternoon in Mid-September. This is a quieter place than the big sights in Banff. We had no trouble finding parking and as we were nearing the lake , My wife and I commented to each other "Is this it?" Just looked like a normal alpine lake to us, no special colour or anything But we... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

A lot of people skip this place while checking out the Lake Louise area. This is definitely a much see! It's a hidden gem and absolutely beautiful. I agree with the previous poster.. the sun set views are incredible.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

When I have visited in Emerald lake, no one is here. Snowing is start softly. I felt very cozy. If you'll go to Lake Louise, I suppose to you share Emerald lake. Definitely, you are impressed lake view and peaceful atmosphere like me. You will satisfy! I hope to enjoy banff trip! Remember moment coming to you~ 작은 마을인 필드를... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

This lake is so simple to get to, park, walk around and there is a lodge right by it. I highly recommend this Emerald Lake visit. The reflections and site is BEAUTIFUL! Even in November...it was gorgeous.

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