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“Very touristy”
Review of Moraine Lake

Moraine Lake
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$125.11*
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Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Day Trip from Banff
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$80.85*
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Banff National Park Guided Hike with Lunch
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$40.53*
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Hop-On and Hop-Off Banff Bus
Ranked #1 of 30 things to do in Lake Louise
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Owner description: This beautiful lake nestled in the mountains is best known for its appearance on the back of the Canadian dollar bill.
muskoka
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Very touristy”
Reviewed October 6, 2012

It was hard to enjoy the setting with all the tourists hoarded around this small lake - I'd recommend going during the week, or later in the afternoon to avoid the crowds.

Visited October 2012
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Get there early”
Reviewed October 6, 2012

Truly beautiful, although I prefer Lake Louise. Get there early to ensure you can get parked as it gets really busy. It's also when you will get the best photos as once the sun comes out, it can be tricky. There are some nice walks around the shoreline too.

Visited September 2012
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DuPage County, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Wow!”
Reviewed October 6, 2012

One of the most beautiful lakes I've ever seen. Don't miss it. We saw a black bear on the way out there, and hiked around the lake.

Visited August 2012
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Cape Cod, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“A must see spot”
Reviewed October 5, 2012

A beautiful lake surrounded by snow capped peaks. There is also a cute little restaurant there. Climb the "rock pile", actually a rocky hill with a foot path, for the best views. Three grizzly bears were spotted nearby, but we didn't come across them (OK by me!) Not to be missed!

Visited September 2012
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Antwerp, Belgium
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“Lake Moraine worth while”
Reviewed October 5, 2012

This is a trip worth while. Beautiful color water and a awesome view. There are stables where you can make a horseback riding thru the environment. It is a charming place to go and the lakes are easy to find in the wide neighborhood. you won't regret it !

Visited November 2011
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