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Excellent morning view

This is an excellent morning photography spot. Just don't go in the parking lot, the view is from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colorado C
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Pagosa Springs
You might just miss it.

Herbert Lake is a great little sightseeing stop. With the countless times I've been up this way... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mslawik
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Winnipeg, MB
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Columbia Icefields Parkway, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent morning photography spot. Just don't go in the parking lot, the view is from the road by the guard rail.

Thank Colorado C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Herbert Lake is a great little sightseeing stop. With the countless times I've been up this way, this was the first time I've ever stopped here. It's a great place to have a bite to eat and take in the scenery! Keep in mind, parking...More

Thank mslawik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is as pretty as it looks! Gorgeous photo op, especially in early morning light! Very busy with tour bus stops and tourists in road, so be careful as you approach and leave.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

This is either the 1st of last place of interest you will pass along the icefields parkway. It offers a few nice views but is not a must stop on this route - because of what else is close by not due to lack of...More

Thank waterboiler
Reviewed September 10, 2018

The whole crowd runs for visiting Lake Louise, when staying in Banff National Park. The lesser famous lakes, like Herbert Lake, are as beautiful as the more famous ones. It is definitely worth a visit!

Thank BoThi
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great spot on ice fields parkway to rest, take a dip, eat your lunch. Quiet. Loved it. Easy pull in parking and toilets. Plenty of tucked away picnic tables.

Thank Jo S
Reviewed August 20, 2018

This is a small lake that seems to be popular for swimming. We arrived here later in the afternoon and the only other people around were enjoying the water. There are some great reflections of the mountains in the lake, but once you have seen...More

Thank 860SusanB860
Reviewed August 3, 2018

This lake in the early morning is perfectly still and provides a mirrored view of the surrounding peaks.

1  Thank Jim W
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Tired of long driving? Or fed up with crowds of people at the touristy places in the Rockies? Well, Herbert Lake offers some great views of the Rocky Mountains in tranquility right next to the highway. One can enjoy reflections of the mountains in the...More

1  Thank Jan M
Reviewed July 28, 2018

This lake doesn't have the amazing blue colors that the other Banff lakes offer, but it is still like glass and reflects the mountains just as you see in the pictures. You can take a very short walk through the trees to get to lake's...More

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Just follow the sign posts all places of interest are marked along the road. From Banff just set your GPS to Jasper.
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