Get there early to get a spot in the parking lot and to avoid crowds on the trails. It's worth getting up early to get there by 8:30 AM. It's unbelievably gorgeous---blue/green water and water so clear and smooth it's like a mirror.
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This lake is as wonderful as the other 4,000+ reviews say it is and deserves it's top spot on the "Things To Do" list. We were lucky enough get parking the first time we visited, around 5:30pm on a Thursday. The second attempt was to...More
One of the prettiest places I've ever seen. Went there on a Saturday but the Kayak/canoe rental place was closed. So if you wanna kayak/canoe, check before you go. Not a lot of parking. Have to park at the overflow parking on route 1, which...More
We visited many lakes during our road trip to Banff and Yoho national parks. Lake Louise, Peyto Lake, Bow Lake, Emerald Lake among others. But Moraine Lake takes the cake. There is no way to describe the breathtaking beauty of this place. It's something that...More
Moraine Lake is stunning, even in the rain which we unfortunately had when we visited. Parking is limited so get there early or go later in the afternoon. Several trails in the area offer excellent views and are not too strenuous. The only downside is...More
Very busy, coaches arriving regularly, even mid week, its a bit of a drive from Lake Louise but the views are worth it.
We visited this place twice during our stay in Banff NP. The first time we tried to get in during the morning, but the parking was full, so we went back later in the afternoon. We hiked easily along the lake but due to the...More
Moraine lake is beautiful! Stunning views and lovely trails. We went late august and although it was busy the trails were relatively quiet. Parking is a bit of a nightmare (not as bad as lake Louise) during peak season so make sure to get there...More