Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park

Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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4.8/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web
Visit the picturesque Emerald Lake at Yoho National Park. The largest and best-known lake in the park is renowned for its postcard-like beauty and vibrant turquoise water. Hike on the 5.2 km (3.2 mile) trail, which takes you on a loop around the lake. Enjoy views of the lake and forest, with tall mountains standing out in the background. The lake’s spectacular color is most vivid in July when the snow melts, while from November to June its surface is frozen. Arrange your visit to Emerald Lake and discover more family-friendly attractions in Yoho National Park using our Yoho National Park vacation trip planner.
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  • There is an easy walking path through the woods and by the lakeshore. It starts paved and then goes into gravel. There are a number of benches near the lake where you can just sit for awhile and enjoy...  read more »
  • and despite the huge parking lot waiting. The lodge behind it, it is almost back for themselves alone. The colour of the Lake, the mountains reflected in the Lake and the wonderful nature make the Lake an unforgettable experience. We have migrated around the Lake once in 2 hours and have enjoyed the solitude. Also here with our baby in the carrier, which was no problem. With baby carriages, a part is possible, if it techs hikes Lake to get to the inflow of the Lake, then it will be too tight. However, the way is difficult at any time.
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  • Did a quick stopover at Emerald Lake towards the end of the day. The water was beautiful, the light was perfect. Awesome view over the land. The restaurant at the lodge was closed, but looked very nic...  read more »
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