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“Bit of a drive”
Review of Lake Minnewanka

Lake Minnewanka
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Banff Lake Cruise
Ranked #4 of 75 things to do in Banff
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Owner description: Banff National Park's largest waterway.
Heswall, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Bit of a drive”
Reviewed July 17, 2013

A bit out of town, but peaceful and scenic, albeit frozen at the time of year we saw it. Nice to see herds of wild sheep grazing the sides of the road, although they did look a bit hungry

Visited April 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Very nice experience”
Reviewed July 17, 2013

Beautiful views all around the lake. We did the almost level walking trail over to the gorge. The road over the dam and around had wonderful scenery. It would be a pleasant way to spend a day, picnicking, feet in the water, just enjoying the views

Visited July 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
“Nice drive to Lake Minnewanka”
Reviewed July 17, 2013

This is a short drive out of Banff to Lake Minnewanka, Two Jack and Johnson Lake. It would be nice to go trekking here. We went for a drive and it took about an hour round trip. It is also a lovely picnic spot. The scenery is gorgeous as always in the Rockies.

Visited July 2013
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 433 helpful votes
“Wonderful views”
Reviewed July 17, 2013

This is a beautiful spot and just a short drive from the centre of Banff. The walk along the lake shore is wonderful and the views of the mountains are breathtaking - fantastic place to take photographs. We decided against taking the boat trip but people who did take it seemed to have enjoyed the experience.

Visited June 2013
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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“beautiful spot”
Reviewed July 15, 2013

Walk 5 mins beyond the crowds and it is tranquil. Small elk came out of forest behind us. Beautiful spot well worth a visit

Visited July 2013
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