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Herbert Lake

Columbia Icefields Parkway, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Takes your breath away!

This is a scenic spot on the icefields parkway. It is so picturesque in any weather. We were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AndreaMCTGB
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Jupiter, Florida
Looks just like the picture!

Easily accessible by road at the beginning of the Icefields Parkway, Herbert Lake is a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marti R
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Encinitas, California, United States
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Columbia Icefields Parkway, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a scenic spot on the icefields parkway. It is so picturesque in any weather. We were there on a beautiful cloudless day with blue skies. There are some really lovely photos on TripAdvisor on gray days, cloudy days, bright days. You get the...More

Thank AndreaMCTGB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easily accessible by road at the beginning of the Icefields Parkway, Herbert Lake is a beautiful mirror lake. The mountains reflect perfectly on the lake surface and except for the trees in my photo, I wouldn't have kn own which way is sky and lake.

Thank Marti R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An absolutely stunning area that falls right into the rest of the scenery of Banff, the icefields, and Jasper.

Thank Danihinkkanen
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is just a little lake that you may see on the Icefields Parkway either on your drive to or from Jasper to Lake Louise. There's a small pull off that isn't obvious if you are heading north on the highway. The best time to...More

1  Thank Skislikeagirl
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This lake is immediately next to the Icefield Parkway. It is very easy accessible from the road. We were all alone here in June. Lovely lake.

Thank traveladdict3500
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Need to arrive before the sun comes up and casts alpine glow over the mountain. There are great reflections in the lake. . Just be sure you don't drive past

Thank 821Bee
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Coming back from Jasper or Columbia Icefield, make a quick stop for excellent pictures and a quick rest.

1  Thank Andre_Fournier
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Closed this late in the season but we snuck in with the maintenance guys. A short walk from the car park gives you a stunning view.

Thank PhillKentUK
Reviewed 5 October 2016

A short stop to see a another beautiful sight and stretch your legs. Worth the stop as another lovely lake of amazing colour.

1  Thank Luanne M
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This lake does not attract the coach parties so it is much more peaceful that many of the other lakes. Fascinating reflections so a great place for photographs. Nearby Lake Hector is also well worth a visit. We really enjoyed our stops at these lovely...More

2  Thank mjc404
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Msanngorgeous
How to go to herbert lake using my gps? Im coming from banff.
1 April 2015|
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Response from 270Loch | Reviewed this property |
Just follow the sign posts all places of interest are marked along the road. From Banff just set your GPS to Jasper.
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