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Grassi Lakes

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Address: Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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An easy, lovely walk.

This is a lovely place, an easy walk with beautiful lakes and pretty falls. It's definitely worth a couple of hours.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Leigh B
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Yass, Australia
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Yass, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a lovely place, an easy walk with beautiful lakes and pretty falls. It's definitely worth a couple of hours.

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Wetaskiwin, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy hike must wear proper shoes. bring your camera, and water. Careful when we went no washrooms available.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have done this a few times with friends & our dogs, there's an easy route for all abilities & little more difficult (still easy). The colour of the lake is brilliant Greeny-blue ... Amazing. Don't miss this gem

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Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Grassi Lakes hike is a must if you are in the area. The lakes at the top are breath taking and there is an amazing view of the landscape as well. Anytime someone comes to visit we take them on this one. There is an easy trail and a more difficult trail. We mix it up depending who's with... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked the Grassi Lakes Trail on a coudy day in Sept. 2016. Rewarded with lovely views on the way up, including waterfalls. Grassi Lakes is two lakes one above the other, the upper one surrounded on one side by caves. Definitely worth the visit

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Done this hike numerous times with my small kids, easy hike, there is a difficult route however it is still quite easy. Great lake at the top and i would advise the more difficult route for the views of the waterfall

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy walk up to the lake, not strenuous and surprisingly quiet. Took just over an hour to walk up and back. Can get slippery, but this time was fine. Harsh cold wind near the lake, which meant we didn't hang around for long. This is the log road route, the other route is not open in winter. A good place... More 

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Canmore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grassi Lakes is one of the best hikes for you and your family. You can do either the hard way or easy trail. We always go there with company and everyone enjoys the beauty.

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Edmonton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

Easy hike up to Grassi Lakes, might need spikes in winter as trail does get icy. Stunning scenery of the 2 lakes with beautiful green and blue waters. Drive about 10 minutes north from Downtown to get to trailhead

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Easy to hike. Great for everyone. You can either go on the wide path or the more challenging but more scenic side trail. It's only something like 4k round trip. I've done this hike with 2 year olds and 70 year olds. Lots to explore at the top too including cave writings.

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