Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park

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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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  • the lake has an amazing shade of green! my visit was june, but it was chilly, there are lots of cafes and restaurants nearby we spent some time for photos but then headed towards our next hike - yoho ...  more »
  • ...and it is a well deserved accolade. I want to live at this lake. Serene and beautiful and the lake is crystal clear. Get there early, though, as this is a popular spot for tourists. If you walk aro...  more »
  • 斐翠湖湖水的顏色是天上掉下來的禮物,隨著天氣光影的變化而變幻莫測,六月下旬我們到這裡時,很幸運是有陽光的晴天,看到美麗的湖水呈現寶石般的青色,搭配湖畔青色屋頂的小木屋及周遭山.大樹在湖水中的倒影,呼吸著充滿芬多精的清新空氣,似乎來到了人間仙境.