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Review of Lake Minnewanka

Lake Minnewanka
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Banff Lake Cruise
Ranked #4 of 73 things to do in Banff
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Owner description: Banff National Park's largest waterway.
Calgary, Canada
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270 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Love this location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2013

If you are in the Banff area, do not miss this lake.
Lots of room to stop and eat in picnic areas,
Lots of wildlife in the area, please remember these are wild animals.
Boat races in the summer, diver's enjoying the lake
Many things to do
Stop and enjoy you will glad you did.
Enjoy

Visited August 2012
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great views and a nice hiking trail.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2013

We did the hike around the lake, very nice and amazing views. The hiking trail was very easy to navigate and paved in some parks. You can also take boat rides in the summer.

Visited October 2012
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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Beautiful views!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

It was a winter trip so not a busy place. Gorgeous scenery, walked the trail to Stewart Canyon. Wear Yak Traks if you have them as parts of the trail can be a bit slippery. Cool to see some people skating on the lake.

Visited February 2013
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Chicago,IL
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81 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Beautiful lake close to Banff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2013

You don't have to drive all the way to Lake Louise to enjoy a lovely setting (if strapped for time and can't make it there). This one is a lovely lake surrounded by mountains, and there is even a little boat that takes you around the lake, even on a chilly afternoon in May!

Visited May 2012
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Okanagan Falls, Canada
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Lovely Drive”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2013

Another really lovely and relaxing drive - loads of places to stop and take photos - also a great place to see bighorn sheep.

Visited March 2013
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