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Address: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Beautiful mountain lake surrounded by dense forest.

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A little Snowy...

Came way to early to this one! Wait till the snow melts! Quite the backdrop to a beautiful alpine lake!

Reviewed 25 May 2013
Grant H
Calgary, Canada

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109 reviews
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

This used to be a wonderful ski tour, especially on the way out. Now you have to dodge people with dogs that are not on leash as per Park laws, as well as snowshoers walking all over ski tracks and heading up the trail at 4 pm when the traffic flow is coming out. Not to mention the ones who... More 

Thank calgaryal
Banff, Alberta, Canada
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123 reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2014

What can I say but we did this as an late season hike and it wasn't worth the effort that we needed to put in as the lake isn't one of the better place we have been and is really average but also stating for the record we also were expecting to see fall colours but we must have missed... More 

3 Thank Banff_Bear31
Calgary, Canada
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51 reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

I really enjoyed this hike, it is fairly easy but long. It is quite buggy and I would make sure to bring heavy duty bug spray. The lake is incredibly beautiful, but we couldn't stay because of the bugs. The side trip to O'Brien lake was wonderful though. It is quite a bit smaller, and you crossed through a beautiful... More 

Thank Skippyboo
Calgary, Canada
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44 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 25 May 2013

Came way to early to this one! Wait till the snow melts! Quite the backdrop to a beautiful alpine lake!

1 Thank Grant H
Calgary, AB
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47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2013

Taylor lake was recommended to me as a good place to start when looking for an easy beginner ski tour with no avy hazard. There is exposure if you venture much beyond the lake turnoff and follow the ridge though. That's also where the fun skiing is. The nice thing is that it is downhill the entire way out. I... More 

1 Thank wiscad
Field, BC
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2012

Boring hike in, not a lot of views, however, it is not a busy trail, and the fishing is good at the lake.

2 Thank Maggie F
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3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2012

Worth the hike. Rarely busy. Waterfalls at the end of the lake is stunning.

2 Thank BanffAcorn
Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 24 January 2012

Great place to fish, long hike in. Kind boring but worth the hike

Thank Christopher G

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