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“Amazing”

Upper Kananaskis Lake
Ranked #7 of 55 things to do in Canmore
Certificate of Excellence
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Winnipeg, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
408 reviews
283 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed 6 February 2014

Drove through here, got out and got some fresh air. Beautiful spot. You can drive, or hike , either or. It's beautiful either way. Very peaceful . Amazing scenery. Take some pictures, take it all in. check it out!

Visited April 2013
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Bellingham, Washington
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Absolutely beautiful area!”
Reviewed 24 December 2013

Outstanding area for hiking or just driving through, especially when autumn colors are at their peak!

Visited September 2013
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Calgary
Level 6 Contributor
290 reviews
140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
“beautiful country”
Reviewed 10 November 2013

A beautiful drive to be enjoyed during any season. The water is so clear and pristine you can see the bottom. The drive starts out very sketchy, over a wash board road, but it does end in a Km or so and the road further is gravel surface but a good road. The scenery is well worth the trip and I personally recommend it to all my friends/co-workers. TAKE A CAMERA -- there are lots of nice photo ops of the surrounding mountains, reflection pictures and wildlife. Early mornings are great for spotting wildlife. A good telephoto lens and binoculars help. We often see moose feeding in the lake. One such time in the spring/early summer we spotted 3 moose feeding on the opposite side of the lake. Take your time and enjoy the peace, tranquility and fantastic scenery.

Visited November 2013
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Phoenix, Arizona
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Beauty Upon Beauty”
Reviewed 21 October 2013

We traveled to the area in the early morning. The air was still brisk, two kayakers braving the chilly water. We walked along the peaceful shore, such beauty. As we left we encountered a number of vehicles heading to this no doubt popular spot.

Visited August 2013
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Calgary, Canada
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“The Point, Upper Kananaskis Lake”
Reviewed 15 October 2013

After a late season (mid October) hike to camp at the Point, first thought was fantastic, must write it up, second thought - What? Encourage other people to share this unique experience? No way!
Ethics won, so here is my report and photos (camera did not like cold temperatures). Met two moose en route, and bear tracks (VERY large claws) going into the campground, so take all necessary precautions.

Visited October 2013
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