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Moraine Lake
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$124.38*
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Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Day Trip from Banff
Ranked #1 of 34 things to do in Lake Louise
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This beautiful lake nestled in the mountains is best known for its appearance on the back of the Canadian dollar bill.
Reviewed January 2, 2013

most beautiful part of banff national park, my home stomping grounds... ive lived all over the world.. by far, this is the most beautiful place ever

3  Thank jmewahine
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"rock pile"
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"top of the rock"
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"gift shop"
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"parking lot"
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"ten peaks"
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"arrive early"
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"car park"
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"canadian rockies"
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"early in the morning"
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"banff national park"
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"rent a canoe"
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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.

Thank jethroborsje
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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.

2  Thank RWBryant55
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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...

4  Thank Leslie F
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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.

4  Thank MierGen
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