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A pleasant trail with great views

My third visit to the lake was again in autumn, which meant very few people visiting in the middle... read more

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Stromstad, Sweden
So many opourtunities for great photos

There are so many lakes to choose from and to take amazing pictures. I am not a photographer and... read more

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Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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All reviews beautiful drive provincial park great fishing washroom facilities come prepared day trip amazing scenery km hike nice trail second half elevation gain parking lot gravel road worth the trip surrounding mountains goat picnic
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My third visit to the lake was again in autumn, which meant very few people visiting in the middle of the week and no trouble to park right in front of the lake, left of the dam. You stand in front of different options. If...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many lakes to choose from and to take amazing pictures. I am not a photographer and have been told by my kids that I take terrible photos...but this is a true gem, and the more pics you take..., well the better chances...More

Thank makis400
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a hike that started at this lake at the end of September 2018. The lake is large with beautiful views of surrounding mountains. There are several hikes that you can do from here, and benches at different points around the lake to stop...More

Thank Vacation824279
Reviewed September 18, 2018

We drove from Canmore-very beautiful drive on Rte 1 east and then south-there is a shorter road but it's partly unpaved and very rough in places. The lake is artificial but looks natural once you get away from the dam. There is a nice trail...More

1  Thank newmarty2014
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great fishing at the penstock between the Upper and Lower Lakes. You can use marshmellows as bait and no problem catching the big ones. Be on the watch for bears though. Any creek/river leading into the lakes have bears where the creek/river opens out to...More

Thank Jake J
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Along with Lower Kananaskis Lake this is part of the Kananaskis trail which takes you from Seebe on a loop drive taking in Spray Lakes reservoir, Goat Pond and Whiteman's Pond before descending into Canmore. The second half of the drive is on gravelled road...More

2  Thank Jan5847
Reviewed August 18, 2018

The drive alone is worth going, but for me, getting away from the crowds was awesome too! Heard the hikes are great, but I didn't have time when I stopped

Thank riseabovetwo
Reviewed August 16, 2018

On a good weather day, the hike around the Upper lake is awesome. Not too hilly and some mosquitoes. You can do the full 17km around the lake or hike to the Point campground and back. Park at the Interlakes parking lot. Great views of...More

Thank Neil H
Reviewed August 14, 2018

It's a bit of a drive to get here but totally worth it. This beautiful, peaceful lake is an incredible place to spend the day.

1  Thank jillybean238
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Drove over from Calgary- but really enjoyed the road trip through the mountains. The lake walks are great with awesome views of the lakes from the forests. Would highly recommend a visit if in the area. We took some amazing photos of the scenery and...More

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July 12, 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
June 29, 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
June 6, 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,