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Banff National Park, located in the Canadian Rockies in Alberta, Canada, is renowned for its stunning lakes and waterfalls, each offering unique natural beauty and serene surroundings. Here are some notable lakes and waterfalls in Banff National Park:

Lake Louise

Perhaps one of the most iconic lakes in Banff National Park, Lake Louise boasts turquoise waters surrounded by majestic mountain peaks. In the summer, visitors can enjoy canoeing on the lake or hiking the surrounding trails. In the winter, the frozen lake becomes a popular spot for ice skating and ice climbing.

Banff's Moraine Lake

Another breathtakingly beautiful lake, Moraine Lake is famous for its vivid blue-green waters and the backdrop of the Valley of the Ten Peaks. The scene is particularly stunning in the early morning when the surrounding peaks are reflected in the calm waters.

Peyto Lake

Known for its distinctive shape resembling a wolf's head, Peyto Lake is a glacier-fed lake with stunning turquoise waters. It can be viewed from a lookout point along the Icefields Parkway, offering a panoramic vista of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Banff Bow Falls

Located just outside the town of Banff, Bow Falls is a picturesque waterfall on the Bow River. Easily accessible, visitors can enjoy scenic views from several viewpoints and trails in the area.

Johnston Canyon

This popular hiking destination features a series of picturesque waterfalls cascading through a deep limestone canyon. The lower falls are easily accessible via a paved trail, while more adventurous hikers can continue to the upper falls and beyond.

Banff's Takakkaw Falls

Although technically located just outside Banff National Park in Yoho National Park, Takakkaw Falls is worth mentioning for its impressive height of 302 meters (992 feet). Accessible via a short walk from the parking area, the waterfall is particularly stunning in the early summer when it is fed by melting snow.

The many lakes and waterfalls that make Banff National Park a breathtaking destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts offer a unique and awe-inspiring experience, showcasing the unparalleled beauty of the Canadian Rockies.

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Jasper and Banff National Park's Columbia Icefields. Explore Athabasca Glacier and the Columbia Icefields.

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6-Day Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Banff, Icefield, Jasper, Lake Louise. OR 6 Day VIA Rail Banff - Jasper Rocky Mountain Train Tour from Calgary to Vancouver.

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Tour Moraine Lake

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Moraine Lake is a stunning glacially-fed lake located in Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada. Famous and iconic, Moraine Lake in the Canadian Rockies and is renowned for its breathtaking turquoise-blue waters and stunning surrounding mountain peaks.

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The beauty of the Canadian Rockies on full-day guided coach tours from Banff.

Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Day Trip from Banff

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Experience the beauty of the Canadian Rockies, with its backdrop of the glistening Victoria Glacier, on a full-day guided coach tour from Banff. Marvel at Emerald Lake, the jewel of the Canadian Rockies, and see the reflecting Ten Peaks. You'll also visit scenic Yoho Valley and see Takakkaw Falls, Kicking Horse Pass and Spiral Tunnels.

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Banff, located in the Canadian Rockies, offers stunning natural landscapes and a variety of activities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Banff National Park

Explore the pristine wilderness of Banff National Park, Canada's first national park. Take scenic drives along the Icefields Parkway and Bow Valley Parkway for breathtaking views.

Lake Louise

Visit the iconic Lake Louise, known for its turquoise waters and stunning mountain backdrop. Enjoy activities like hiking, canoeing, or simply taking in the scenery.

Moraine Lake

Marvel at the striking beauty of Moraine Lake, surrounded by ten towering mountain peaks. Take a hike around the lake or rent a canoe to experience its splendor up close.

Banff Gondola

Ride the Banff Gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for panoramic views of the Bow Valley. Explore the boardwalk and visit the interpretive center.

Hiking Banff

Banff offers a plethora of hiking trails for all skill levels. Some popular trails include Johnston Canyon, Plain of Six Glaciers, and Sentinel Pass.

Banff Wildlife Viewing

Keep an eye out for wildlife such as elk, deer, bears, and bighorn sheep. Wildlife spotting tours are also available.

Banff Hot Springs

Relax in the Banff Upper Hot Springs while enjoying mountain views.

Canoeing and Kayaking

Paddle along the Bow River, Lake Louise or Bow Lake for a peaceful and scenic experience. Banff has some spectacular places for Canoeing and Kayaking.

Skiing and Snowboarding in Banff

In winter, Banff transforms into a winter wonderland with opportunities for skiing and snowboarding at resorts like Banff Sunshine, Lake Louise Ski Resort, and Mount Norquay.

Banff Dog Sledding and Ice Walks

Experience the thrill of dog sledding or join an ice walk to explore frozen canyons and waterfalls during the winter months.

Town of Banff

Stroll through the charming town of Banff with its shops, galleries, and restaurants. Visit the Banff Park Museum and the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies for cultural insights.

Columbia Icefield

The Columbia Icefield covers an area of approximately 325 square kilometers (125 square miles). It is one of the largest icefields in North America and is the source of several major glaciers.

Icefields Parkway

The Icefields Parkway, also known as Highway 93, is a world-renowned scenic highway that stretches through the heart of the Canadian Rockies, connecting Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.

Peyto Lake

Peyto Lake is famous for its unique shape that resembles the head of a wolf. It is named after Bill Peyto, an early trail guide and trapper in the Banff area.

Cave and Basin National Historic Site

Learn about the history of Banff National Park and the discovery of the hot springs at the Cave and Basin historic site.

Banff National Park by Horseback

Exploring Banff by horseback is a classic and enjoyable way to experience the stunning landscapes and scenic trails of the Canadian Rockies.