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Upper Kananaskis Lake

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Address: Canmore, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: +1 800-252-3782
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Beautiful drive and destination

The drive was quite and the scenery very beautiful. The lakes themselves are very picturesque. We walked a bit of the trail around the upper lake to capture some beautiful shots... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Sevierville, Tennessee
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Sevierville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The drive was quite and the scenery very beautiful. The lakes themselves are very picturesque. We walked a bit of the trail around the upper lake to capture some beautiful shots. First picture is of the upper and second the lower. It was worth the trip and we got to see some wildlife on the drive as well.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Maybe we should have driven a few weeks ago.. but we decided we should pack a sandwiches and head out.. I was off work and she was wanting sometime out.. it was a superb drive.. the moment we left Calgary the sun came out and it turned pleasant.. we love Kananaskis and a day in Peter Lougheed Park is always... More 

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Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Its the creme de la creme campground. Perfect spots on the lake but even if you can't score one on the lake you're in a great place, Hiking, biking views. You can't beat it.

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Florissant, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Having spent days in Banff and thinking it couldn't get more beautiful than that, we were surprised when someone recommended we spend some time in the Kananaskis area! The road trip was rough as we were on gravel roads, but we found a lot of beauty on that road and this lake was just as stunning as the ones in... More 

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Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Being somewhat keen to capture a good picture we decided to drive up to the lakes for a walk and to capture some snaps of the Rockies in their finest. The pathways are well maintained and easy to walk along with no hiking boots required - plenty of parking was available at site and of coarse it was great for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Went there today to take photos. Nice views. A bit confusing on the directions. Theres a sign that says "Upper Lake" looks like you can go down that path too. I drove past that sign and went down the road. There's a fork in the road. Go to the left. The right is also nice which I think was the... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We visited on a mostly gray day and it was still beautiful. We could only imagine how beautiful it would be on a sunny day.

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Crosby, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I found this lake as lovely as Lake Louise with the bonus of no tour busses. The lake is located in the Peter Lougheed Provincial Park just off Highway 40.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

really cool coloured lake at the edge of the Rockies. Amazing place to take photos as few lakes are this green

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This lake was almost as beautiful as Moraine in Lake Louise! The color of the water and the trails were so well marked.

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