Lake O' Hara, Yoho National Park

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Explore the vistas and deep azure waters of Lake O' Hara amidst an untouched alpine landscape. You'll find a number of well-marked trails around the lake. Situated on an elevation of 2,020 m (6,627 ft), the lake can be a challenge to get to--the best way is via bus. A trek up an 11 km (6.8 mi) trail is a more adventurous option, and be aware that you’re not guaranteed a bus ride down unless you made the reservation for the journey uphill. Book tours early to avoid disappointment. Add Lake O' Hara and other attractions to your Yoho National Park trip itinerary using our Yoho National Park family vacation planner.
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  • Wow.....um wow! Do you need more info than that? While the reservations are super tough to get it is still worth a try. Check out my previous review on booking for some tips. (Link is at the Bottom) S...  more »
  • We were extremely fortunate to secure reservations for the 22 Sept. 2016 0830 shuttle bus to Lake O’Hara Limited Access Hiking Area. For us, reservations opened on 20 April 2016, however, be sure to c...  more »
  • The hike around Lake O'Hara is a revelation. The track we did hugs the beautiful lake before climbing steeply up the mountainside to Lake Oesa. It's then a reasonably easy traverse (with a bit of expo...  more »