It a small lake compared to moraine lake or lake louise but still worth a visit if u are driving and visiting around the area.
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Peyto Lake isn't quite as beautiful and serene as Moraine Lake, but definitely worth a visit! Make sure to do the short hike to the Peyto Lake Viewpoint for an even more amazing view with less crowd and where the icefield is visible. After a...More
According to the guidebook, the observation deck is 0.2 miles from the parking lot. They must be referring to the bus/RV parking lot as the trail from the parking lot for cars is much longer than 0.2 miles, uphill. But even after the long hike,...More
This lake is a must visit. It's a bit of a walk off the parking lot. Paved path but some steep parts to it. It also definitely gets colder as you walk, so layer appropriately. Once you find the overlook, though, you will be wowed!...More
This is a must-see if you go to Banff. From the parking lot, it's a fairly easy uphill hike to get a spectacular view of the lake with the Canadian Rockies around it, and some glacier views. It's not too far along the Icefield Parkway...More
The mountains surrounding the lake with all the fall colours of the trees just starting to show tinges its a memorable sight and walking to the lake amidst the wildlife is magical.
we missed teice the reflections. But the lake's turquoise color is very nice. A short but somewhat steep paved trail leads to an observation ramp. Along the way are interesting signs with explanations about the flora and fauna.