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Grassi Lakes

Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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Quite a hike but worthwhile

We took the "easy" route up and it took about 30 minutes if I remember correctly. People were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Perth, Australia
I took 4 children ages 4 - 10 we had a great hike up

There is picnic area (and toilet) at the beginning of the trail so pack a lunch or snack ,, great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
West Kelowna, Canada
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Canmore, Alberta, Canada

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the "easy" route up and it took about 30 minutes if I remember correctly. People were pushing strollers up too and that looked like hard work. The lakes at the top are very clear and blue and we even saw a Dipper.

Thank plspoon
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is picnic area (and toilet) at the beginning of the trail so pack a lunch or snack ,, great hike for novice hikers ,, beautiful lake up top . Dont forget your camera ... Unfortunately our rest up top was cut short by some...More

Thank ajscorah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't end up falling at any point, which in my eyes, is a victory. If you take the easy route you are in for an steady incline all the way to the top, nothing too difficult, just ensure that you bring some water and...More

Thank Rishi J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hike! Would recommend bringing cleats/traction aids as it is a bit slippery but the views are amazing even in the winter time!

Thank vanessathomson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful hike. It is the perfect length if you want to take your families and at the end you can get some amazing photographs of the lakes. There are also lots of opportunities to branch off on more difficult trails if that...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hikes are enjoyable and not difficult. The water is clean, clear and fresh, a colour so green/blue it has to be touched. Bring a camera for bird and deer sightenings.

Thank GNBlais
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This hike was so enjoyable for the whole family . We have a 6 year old that did it with ease. Though we do hike quite a bit. The trail splits and has an either easy or hard trail up to the lakes up top...More

Thank Trinda H
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Great views for how easy and fast this hike is I have done it in almost every month all year round. Best when no snow so you can see great pond clear water and views of Canmore. We recommend this hike often to beginners and...More

Thank CRBP1234
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Always enjoy this hike up to Grassi Lakes. Took the loggers road route which is fairly navigable. Wouldn’t advise wheelchairs or pushchairs. Quiet when we visited and had sunshine. Can get slippery around the lake and certains parts are closed at the lake end, mainly...More

Thank GSD250
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The hike takes about 1 hour. It is a little difficult but the view is spectacular! Would definitely recommend.

Thank Jane H
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Questions & Answers
8 August 2017|
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Response from a_e_panda |
Yes, as of Aug 22 it's still closed. The Alberta Parks "Know B4 U Go" page lists the current bear warnings and closures.
Dev P
19 July 2017|
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Response from Gary O | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is
Margaret M
18 June 2017|
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Response from Shellie J | Reviewed this property |
There were people wading in the upper lake (not sure of the name) as it is deeper but not really deep. Very cold mountain water though! 😊