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Helen Lake Trail, Banff

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#13 of 20 in Trails in Banff National Park
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  • Loved this trail! It starts in the trees, then opens up beautifully to alpine meadows with incredible mountain views. It is a big day of hiking so I would bring a picnic lunch and warm layers.  more »
  • Think you probably need to do a bit of hiking to make the most of the lake but you still get some fairly spectacular views from the pull offs along the road - though the road is packed with such views...  more »
  • Did this hike 3 times as it´s one the premier hikes along the Icefields Parkway you can easily go to. It´s about a 12 km roundtrip to Helen Lake, but you should try to climb the Ridge once you've reac...  more »

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