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Upper Kananaskis Lake

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Address: Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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+1 800-252-3782

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Beautiful Lake

Its a great area to start your hiking as it offers several trails and has a boat launch. In the winter time is great for cross country skiing

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Hedy T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a great area to start your hiking as it offers several trails and has a boat launch. In the winter time is great for cross country skiing

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Calgary, Alberta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Peter Lougheed provincial park is a gem in all of Canada and my favorite park in all western Canada. So many trails and a view to die for at every turn. Extremely high chance of seeing bears in summer!!!

Thank calgarypedro
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

We love going there for a walk. So beautiful in the spring,summer.Beautiful flowers and colors. Great views, and the water looks beautiful

Thank Pervaiz B
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Canada scenery is amazing and Upper Kananaskis Lake is beautiful. The water is a clear glacial blue-green and I could have spent the whole day just staring at it's beauty.

Thank glpooley
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We rented a canoe, and paddled the whole morning until our arms were tired. Beautiful scenic views everywhere you look. We will be back to this place for sure.

Thank Brett K
Sevierville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

The drive was quite and the scenery very beautiful. The lakes themselves are very picturesque. We walked a bit of the trail around the upper lake to capture some beautiful shots. First picture is of the upper and second the lower. It was worth the trip and we got to see some wildlife on the drive as well.

Thank Sellars
Calgary, Canada
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130 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Maybe we should have driven a few weeks ago.. but we decided we should pack a sandwiches and head out.. I was off work and she was wanting sometime out.. it was a superb drive.. the moment we left Calgary the sun came out and it turned pleasant.. we love Kananaskis and a day in Peter Lougheed Park is always... More 

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Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Its the creme de la creme campground. Perfect spots on the lake but even if you can't score one on the lake you're in a great place, Hiking, biking views. You can't beat it.

Thank Doon W
Florissant, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Having spent days in Banff and thinking it couldn't get more beautiful than that, we were surprised when someone recommended we spend some time in the Kananaskis area! The road trip was rough as we were on gravel roads, but we found a lot of beauty on that road and this lake was just as stunning as the ones in... More 

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Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Being somewhat keen to capture a good picture we decided to drive up to the lakes for a walk and to capture some snaps of the Rockies in their finest. The pathways are well maintained and easy to walk along with no hiking boots required - plenty of parking was available at site and of coarse it was great for... More 

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