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Peaceful lake nestled in the mountains and surrounded by lush, green forest.
Emerald Lake Road, Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-343-6783
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Reviewed yesterday

This was one of the hiking locations that was recommended by several websites so we had to check it out. We arrived around 9am in the morning so we got parking in the lot. The parking lot is not that big so it's best to...More

Thank Eldon-Vancouver
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visiting the Rocky Mountains make sure to visit the Emerald Lake which is only 37 kms from Lake Louise. The place is idyllic and offers trails with wonderful views that fill the soul.

Thank mauricioleiner
Reviewed 4 days ago

Another busy place as we ended up just parking on the side of the road like so many other people did. Our grandson wanted to go in one of the canoes but it was $70 per hour regardless if you only wanted to be in...More

Thank Connie M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful day to spend half a day with easy hiking. Took about two hours. Busy near the gift shop and restaurants but not too bad once in the trail.

Thank doclobster
Reviewed 4 days ago

If possible, get there early as the parking area/road close to the lodge fills up very quickly with other travellers and tour buses. The lake itself is beautiful and scenic. The hike is about 5.2 kms around the lake. You will need to wear hiking...More

Thank AirSchis
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were told that if you can't see Moraine Lake then go see Emerald Lake. Luckily we did see Lake Moraine but decided to head out to Emerald Lake anyway. Lovely drive in Yoho National Park. The parking lot here is not real big and...More

Thank Vicki D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get here early to get parking as like a lot of the Rockies, more people and cars that the spot can really accommodate. The walk around the lake is great morning or evening and the lake is quite pretty. The lodge does offer food but...More

Thank waterboiler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another nice lake to walk around. Nice views pretty much moat of the way round. Great views of the mountains. Canoes avaliable.

Thank a12e24
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just mind blowing. Love the hiking around the lake, just perfect. Truly lives up to its name. Took some great photos here.

Thank Val07777
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice easy 5km hike around the glacial blue water lake. It was similar to the water of Lake Moraine and Lake Louise so it is a nice option if Yoho National Park is your destination. We took the trail up the mountain...More

Thank EPottawa
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6 August 2018|
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Response from Donna S | Reviewed this property |
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6 March 2018|
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Response from NCS_AB | Reviewed this property |
You can rent them right there, but I am not sure how much. I had my own canoe. There is some biking around the lake (I think) Be best to call the lodge. They are very helpful there