5 Beautiful Lakes in Canada’s Banff National Park, Stunned!

Traveling to Canada, it’s not fun if you don’t stop by Banff National Park. The oldest park in the country that is famous for this maple tree has many interesting attractions to visit. One of them is the beauty of some beautiful lakes that are able to hypnotize the eye.

One of them is the beauty of Lake Vermilion at the foot of Mount Norquay. He cried again when visiting in winter because the surface of the lake is frozen and can be used for activities such as ice skating.

There are still 5 beautiful lakes that can make you amazed in this national park, you know! Curious? Let’s explore one by one.

Lake Peyto

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The beautiful lake, which is located between the Canadian Rockies Mountains, has the color of Tosca with the shape of a lake that almost resembles a wolf animal. The beauty of the lake is more charming because of the presence of pine trees that surround the lake. A perfect composition that makes the holiday more exciting.

When summer comes, Lake Peyto has a nickname as a jewel. Because, if the glaciers are covering the mountains around the lake melt, ice will enter the lake. And if you notice, flickering lights on the ice bounce like a jewel.

Lake Louise

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It has a depth of 70 meters, the name of Lake Louise was taken from the name of Queen Victoria’s daughter, Louise Caroline Alberta. Famous for its turquoise water, Lake Louise is the most sought after place by photographers to capture this extraordinary natural beauty.

A vacation to Lake Louise will be more exciting with the existence of Chateau Lake Louise, a luxury hotel located on the edge of the lake, which makes your sleep decorated with sweet dreams. Besides its location on the edge of the lake, the high mountains become one of the best views in this hotel.

Lake Moraine

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Among the six beautiful lakes in Banff National Park, Lake Moraine, which has its own uniqueness. Where the water in this lake can change a color, you know. When the mountain glaciers melt, the lake water will turn to Tosca green. However, in general, the color of the lake water is light blue and clear.

The uniqueness and beauty of Lake Moraine often made as a wallpaper gadgets. Another interesting fact about Lake Moraine is that it was once named one of the most beautiful lakes in the world by the CNN version.

Lake Minnewanka

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In Banff National Park, Lake Minnewanka is the largest lake among other beautiful lakes. It is said that this beautiful lake is the residence of the spirits which are believed by the surrounding community to be the inhabitants of the lake. Especially in 1941, around the lake was built a dam that aims to raise the surface of the water. Unlucky, all that remains is hope when the city in the lake region becomes submerged.

Although sinking to the bottom of Lake Minnewanka, the sinking city is a favorite place for lovers of scuba diving down the lake.

Lake Bow

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Not as famous as Lake Moraine or Lake Louise, Bow Lake has a beauty that is no less beautiful than the lakes in Banff National Park. This lake has clear water, and if we look at it from above, it will be very clear what is at the bottom of the lake.

Entering the winter season, there is Crowfoot Glacier, which is a thousand-year-old chunk of ice. But unfortunately, a long glacier can reach 5 km. Because eroded, now there are only 1.5 km. But, it does not reduce the beauty of Lake Bow to visit.

In your opinion, which is the most beautiful lake?

10 Canadian National Parks that Challenge Adventurers

Canada is a major destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. This country has the largest national park in the world in terms of number and size. According to the Canadian Sky website, national parks in Canada provide complete packages for adventurers who like to climb mountains, explore caves, camp on the edge of the lake, and limitless wilderness. From east to west, these are the top 10 national parks in Canada.

Fundy National Park, New Brunswick

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When looking for the widest maritime national park in the world, visit Fundy. Its extent reaches along 8 miles of coastline around the Bay of Fundy, near St. John on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. From the coast, this national park stabs inland to the vast Acadian Forest.

The specialty of this beach is its ebb and flow, which reaches a depth of 12 meters from the shoreline. Thus at low tide, marine flora and fauna create pathways that can be used to see the marine ecosystem. Guides can be hired to explain every detail of marine flora and fauna.

Mount Revelstoke and Glacier, British Columbia

Located near the town of Revelstoke in the Selkirk Mountains, this park is the perfect stop for those who drive the Trans-Canada Highway between Vancouver and Calgary. Revelstoke is deep valleys, ancient forests, and grasslands filled with flowers. The recommended activity is to cycle or motorize across the Meadows on the Sky Parkway, with a 26-kilometer long route winding through wildflowers filled with wildflowers.

Mountain Riding National Park, Manitoba

Although not as extensive as other national parks, Mount Riding has an amazing diversity of habitats, flora, and fauna. Every step of the foot always meets with the “family” of forest wildlife. The most enchanting things of Mount Riding are the forests, lakes, and grasslands. This mountain trek offers fantastic activities for hiking, biking, horse riding, and cross-country skiing. Around this national park, there is a perfect resting place, in the form of the ancient Wasagaming resort located on the shores of Clear Lake, with shops, restaurants, golf courses, boat rentals, and calm lake beaches.

Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland

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Located on the west coast of Newfoundland, this is Canada’s second-largest national park. Gros Morne is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is filled with mountains of granite rocks and fjords (bays of melted glaciers). The cliffs on the right and left sides of the bay offer views of the forest, beach, waterfalls, and beaches, with several small fishing villages. When you’re satisfied with impressive geology, try boating or kayaking along the rocky coastline, or hiking and seeing wildlife in the highlands. Gros Morne is the most beautiful rock tourism destination in the world.

Cape Breton Plateau National Park, Nova Scotia

Cape Breton is a plateau with landscapes like the tundra and interspersed with forested river canyons. The relatively warm temperature has become an extraordinary wildlife paradise. Those who live here are lynx, moose, grouse, rare minke whales, seals, and eagles. All can be enjoyed by hiking. Here there are also traces of Indian tribes in Canada.

Thousand Islands National Park, Ontario

This group of islands is on the Saint Lawrence River, which runs between Kingston and Brockville. The shape is 20 granite islands and land mixed with swamps, pine forests, and waterways. Thousand Islands has the richest wildlife population in Canada. These rivers and swamps can only be enjoyed by kayak or motorboat.

Jasper National Park, Alberta

Glacier mountains with colossal glacial ice fields are the main view of Jasper National Park. This area promises abundant hiking and biking trails. Some spots have become a kind of observation point for animals to watch bears, deer, caribou, and bighorn sheep while the small-town Jasper provides all urban facilities and sells everything needed for the adventure.

Yoho National Park, British Columbia

Yoho is claimed as Canada’s virgin forest. This national park is a major destination for climbing and views of hardened ice rocks on the cliffs. In addition, Yoho is home to dark blue water lakes and waterfalls.

Banff National Park, Alberta

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As Canada’s oldest national park, and the third in the world, Banff is one of Canada’s main adventure destinations. Its natural beauty is carved by snow, dense coniferous forests, alpine forests, meadows, and pristine lakes. Every year, millions of visitors travel to see magnificent mountain views. They are hiking, biking, and canoeing to camping in the interior.

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, British Columbia

It is located along the western coastline of Vancouver Island and covers three regions: Long Beach, Broken Group Islands, and West Coast Trail. Pacific Rim has lush tropical rain forests, spectacular beach cliffs and wide, fine sandy beaches. Besides promising wild waves for surfers, another attraction is watching migrating humpback whales.