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Upper Kananaskis Lake

Canmore, Alberta, Canada
+1 800-252-3782
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Upper Kananaskis lake Alberta Canada

An amazing hike around the lake its about 16kms all the way round and can be done easily in a day... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
davebloggs007
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Calgary, Canada
Stunning views

All of Kananaskis is fantastic and worth the sidetrip. The limestone peaks of Cananaskis country... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Daryl-Hunter
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Irwin, Idaho
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Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

An amazing hike around the lake its about 16kms all the way round and can be done easily in a day , not much elevation gain but take my advise go anticlockwise around the lake on a hot day to avoid the hot sun in...More

1  Thank davebloggs007
Reviewed 17 July 2017

All of Kananaskis is fantastic and worth the sidetrip. The limestone peaks of Cananaskis country are amazing accents to a beautiful valley.

Thank Daryl-Hunter
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We enjoyed a 3 km hike around one side of the lake. It's a hike that rewards you with stunning breath taking views. But make sure you USE SUNSCREEN and have a hat with good head and face covering. The sun is brutal hot and...More

1  Thank TravellingFishPants
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We stopped here on our drive and enjoyed the beautiful view. It was VERY windy the day we stopped. On a calm day, you can get a great picture with the reflection of the mountains in the background.

Thank morrishj
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Incredible mountain and lake views. We were at Interlake where we walked across the dam and saw both the lower and upper lake. Lots of hiking opportunities around the area!

1  Thank Sandra K
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This drive hands down was our favorite of the trip. Take the back way up passed Spray Lakes you will see lots of wildlife. Upper Kananaskis lake was breathtaking. The lower lake wasn't as pretty as the top.

1  Thank Lovelycin
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Amazing area, not so familiar for the tourists around. so perfect for the lovers of the words mentioned in the title

Thank Raccoon1968
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Beautiful mountain and lake views. Rocky beaches with driftwood for nice walks. Walking trails nearby for short hikes. Peaceful and enjoyable

Thank Glenda B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

one of my favorite places and hidden gems in the banff area. I really enjoyed camping here even though there was a huge bear problem! love it, very beautiful

Thank BHakes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Thus is a Must Visit place in Kananaski. There are two lakes, Lower and Upper lake. I have been to the Upper Kananaski Lake hiking many times. Always hike to the other side of the lake. I was there once in spring in min-April and...More

2  Thank Boon L
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Floridatravelor1
13 July 2017|
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Response from Glenda B | Reviewed this property |
yes parts are. some of the picnic area from the parking lot could be there are gravel pathways
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ramlahhaider
29 June 2017|
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Response from davebloggs007 | Reviewed this property |
there are many picnic tables and benches mostly near the parking lots, none close to the water
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clintel
6 June 2017|
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Response from davebloggs007 | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend it as only the top foot of water is warm ish and close to the shore, even after a very hot summer diving into this lake could be fatal as cold water body shock is very likely,
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