Peyto Lake, Lake Louise

The strikingly blue glacier-fed waters of Peyto Lake feature mesmerizing color caused by tiny particles of the rock the glacier brings forth when it "flows" in summer. From the lake, you can hike to Bow Summit--the highest point in the Canadian Rockies--and take in views from a viewing platform. If you have mobility issues, you can park closer to the viewing platform. Don't forget your camera. To visit Peyto Lake and other attractions in Banff National Park, use our Banff National Park road trip website.
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  • We have been here in September 2015. The walk is about 10 minutes to enjoy this magnificent Valley View. The colour of Peyto Lake is unbelieveable gorgeous! When we were there it was not that busy...  more »
  • We stopped along the way when we were moving campsites, so we had our camper hitched up. We pulled along the side of the road and parked, unsure how we would be able to get out! There are two parking....  more »
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