Canoe Emerald Lake

Rate this Adventure Canada Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park

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Paddle these pristine waters and find some solitude in this lesser known gem!

Beat the crowd at Moraine Lake and paddle Emerald Lake instead! This lake is a must for any Banff/Yoho explorer. It's an easy drive off HWY 1 but stop at the Natural Bridge along the way. There's a restaurant, Cilantro, inside the lodge with a patio along the shore.

Canoe rentals are around $35-$40 per hour. Rent for two and paddle to the North shore for an awesome experience. If you aren't too fond of paddling, there's a easy hiking loop that follows the lake shore.

Don't rock the boat!

Pack List

  • Bear Spray
  • Cash for rentals and a meal
  • Rain Jacket
  • Snacks
  • Waterproof box or plastic bags for camera/phone/valuables
  • Be prepared for inclement weather
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Added by Mason Boring

adventurer | laugher | wayfarer | humanist | photographer | woodsman | fan of the underdog | friend of the down and out

Activities:

Chillin, Kayaking, Swimming, Hiking

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Season:

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Trail Type:

Point-to-Point

Distance:

2 Miles

Features:

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Forest
Handicap Accessible
Lake
Picnic Area
Swimming Hole

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