Explore Lake Minnewanka

Rate this Adventure Canada Lake Minnewanka Scenic Dr.

Added by Tara Stamnes

See the coveted northern lights in the perfect dark viewing spot!

Head up to Lake Minnewanka on a high alert night to get the perfect view of the Canadian Northern Lights.

You can go online to get updates on the best times to go and where they will be the brightest. While the dam at the lake may be overrun with people, explore around and you can find a nice empty viewing spot. Alternately, you can head to one of the many campsites on the Lake trail before July and get a view all to yourself.

Pack List

  • Camera
  • Tripod
  • Snacks
  • Big Smiles
Read More

Share

Activities:

Chillin, Photography

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Features:

Adult Beverages
Beach
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Forest
Groups
Lake
Scenic
Wildlife

Are we missing something?

Suggest an edit

How to Get There

Have you done this adventure? Have something to add? You could be the first to leave a review!

Added by Tara Stamnes

More Adventures Nearby

Hike to Cataract Falls at Forks of the Credit Provincial Park

Canada / Forks of the Credit Provincial Park

The main parking lot is off of McLaren Road on the north-east side of the park, with an honour-pay system. Multiple hiking loops are well marked, with clear "Falls this way!" arrows on every sign.

Photograph the Toronto Skyline from Polson Pier

Canada / Jennifer Kateryna Koval's'kyj Park

Polson Pier has a small park at the very end near the nightclub that is ideal for taking dawn/dusk and night photos of the city.

Hike the Panorama Trail

Canada / Sea to Sky Gondola

After taking the Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish (or hiking up!), just off the Sea to Sky Highway (HWY99), you are brought to the main lodge area where straight ahead, there is a larger viewing platfo.

Marissa Glavas
3 Saves