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Lake O'Hara Hiking - ALPINE HOLIDAYS

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Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A3, Canada
+1 403-762-8139
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Absolutely beautiful.

This was the hike we were looking forward to the most. We were the first to make reservations for... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2015
JimMc49
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Clinton, Mississippi
Great hike - beautiful scenes

This was our second trip to Lake O'Hara and it was just as beautiful as the first. We hiked the... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2014
snapngo
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Glenelg, Maryland
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11 Aug 2015
“Absolutely beautiful.”
28 Aug 2014
“Great hike - beautiful scenes”
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Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A3, Canada
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Reviewed August 11, 2015

This was the hike we were looking forward to the most. We were the first to make reservations for the bus on the morning they opened up reservations. Within 30-45 minutes the whole summer was booked. I have attached some photos

1  Thank JimMc49
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Reviewed August 28, 2014

This was our second trip to Lake O'Hara and it was just as beautiful as the first. We hiked the Opabin Lake trail both times. Gorgeous mountain views! On our first trip we saw marmots tussling with each other - really funny. The trail can...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2014

My sister & brother-in-law called for days and days getting a busy signal but finally my sister got lucky and was able to book a spot for four on the coveted shuttle to Lake O'Hara. It proved to be well worth it. The lake itself...More

Thank Mary M
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Reviewed June 13, 2014

June 30th, 2013: It was an early morning for us at the Bulging Elk Lodge in Field, Canada. We had to pack our bags and check out to be on time for the first bus to Lake O’Hara. It was still dark in the basement,...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2013

I am so glad we were lucky enough to get a reservation to visit Lake O'Hara. It is truly the most beautiful lake I have ever seen! Jaw dropping gorgeous. It was a beautiful sunny day and the lake was aquamarine. We are not big...More

5  Thank prac1
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Reviewed September 3, 2012

On August 12, 2012, Margaret and I travelled the bus into Lake O'Hara, just a few minutes drive west of Lake Louise on Highway #1 and within British Columbia. The reservation system that Parks Canada utilises is absolutely brutal in it's inefficiencies and time wasting...More

7  Thank David P
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Reviewed August 2, 2012

Even with lousy weather this was a gorgeous hike around the lake. Plan ahead because its booked heavily. We booked our own bus ride and loved the lake.

1  Thank Wayne R
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Erin M
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Response from 183carrien |
Good question! When do reservations open up and do you still have to call Parks Canada to arrange bus rides?
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