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This was our last full day in The Rockies so we had a lazy day here. This lake is beautiful. We walked a little way around the lake - every turn a different view. Strange to think it has a village under the water due...More
Lake Minnewanka is a must-see destination when visiting the Canadian Rocky Mountains. It is a very short drive from the town of Banff (about 20 minutes). One may hike and/or take in the majesty of the lovely lake and its surrounding scenery.
There is also...More
We absolutely loved our visit to Lake Minnewanka, we did the scenic drive round as well as walking round the lake.
There’s loads of parking to the lake and the paths are in very good condition. We saw lots of big horned sheep and a...More
The day we drove to Lake Minnewanka was the only day (in late September) that we took off the roof of our rental jeep to enjoy the unobstructed views. The drive to the lake has lots of nice scenery and other options to visit and...More
The smaller cousin to Louise and Moraine Lake Minnewanka is a great spot to visit and relax by the water. Boats can be hired but the best part is to 'smell the serenity' of this wonderful lake near Banff. Our Discover Banff guide was all...More
What a lovely spot. I used the local bus from Banff 'Roam' to get to Lake Minnewanka and back. Takes about 30 min or so one way. There was a notice on the bus board that the service ended 16/9 so was glad we used...More
No problems using your kayak and dogs are welcome but must be on their leads both for others’ comfort and also because it is bear country. However, It is unlikely that any bears will want to be so close to the multitudes of... More
No problems using your kayak and dogs are welcome but must be on their leads both for others’ comfort and also because it is bear country. However, It is unlikely that any bears will want to be so close to the multitudes of people that flock to Lake Minnewanka. Get there early otherwise you will be in a scrum chasing after parking places, it gets absolutely rammed especially when the weather is good.