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“Beautiful lake” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Moraine Lake

Moraine Lake
Moraine Lake Rd. off Great Divide Hwy., Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
403-522-3733
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Banff National Park Guided Hike with Lunch
Ranked #1 of 25 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.
Nieuwerkerk aan den Ijssel, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Beautiful lake”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

This lake is very nice to see, it's surroundings are breath taking. If you're in the neighborhood you should definitely also go to Lake Louise.

Visited September 2012
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Spokane, Washington
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“Moraine Lake”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Moraine Lake and the Canadian Rockies are awesome and they are in our backyard! You could visit on a 3 day weekend, but I would recommend at least a week.

Visited January 2012
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Henderson, Nevada
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“Magnificent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

This is our favorite spot on the planet. You must view from the top of the rockpile. Come early and watch the mtn reflection in the lake give way to the aqua color as the sun comes across the lake. This view didn't appear on the back of the Canadian $20 bill by accident. Banff and Jasper are so magnificent I really can't imagine why you would want to go all the way to Europe...

Visited September 2012
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Jacksonville, Florida
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“Natural Beauty”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

There's a reason this is one of the most photographed spots in Canada. A short and relatively easy hike will take you up to what they call the Twenty Dollar View... snap a picture there and you'll see the lake and mountains that were featured on the old Canadian $20 bills. I liked this lake much more than Lake Louise since it's not quite as commercial and crowded, but I still feel that Emerald Lake is the real gem of the area if you're looking for a place to get away from it all.

Visited July 2012
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“You can visit a postcard!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

We visited Moraine Lake in august 2011.
Be on time to take a boat and enjoy the view.
One of the most beautiful places of Canada!

Visited August 2012
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