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Herbert Lake hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Herbert Lake Statistics

What are the activities at Herbert Lake ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Herbert Lake?

The Herbert Lake is a beautiful lake located in Alberta, Canada. The lake is surrounded by stunning mountains and is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the area. The lake is great for fishing, swimming, and boating, and is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike. There are several campgrounds located around the lake, as well as a few small towns, making it the perfect place to spend a weekend or longer.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-116.2230611
51.4596203

What are the coordinates and address of Herbert Lake?

Herbert Lake
Herbert Lake, Alberta, Canada

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Starting Point

The Herbert Lake trails can be accessed from the Trans-Canada Highway, exit 118. Head west on Township Road 262 for 2 km, then turn north onto Range Road 261 for 1 km. The trailhead is located at the end of the road.

Why visit Herbert Lake

The Herbert Lake is a beautiful place to visit in Alberta. The lake is surrounded by mountains, which makes for a stunning view. The lake is also a great place for fishing, swimming, and boating.

Is Herbert Lake in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

Herbert Lake is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of activities to keep everyone busy, including fishing, swimming, and hiking.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Herbert Lake in Alberta are hiking, fishing, and camping.

1. Hiking: There are a number of hiking trails near Herbert Lake, including the popular Highline Trail. This trail offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and the lake itself.

2. Fishing: The lake is a popular spot for fishing, with trout being the most common catch.

3. Boating: Visitors can enjoy boating on Herbert Lake, either by renting a boat or bringing their own.

4. Camping: There are several campsites near the lake, perfect for those who want to enjoy a camping trip in the beautiful Alberta wilderness.

5. Wildlife Viewing: The area around Herbert Lake is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears. Visitors can enjoy spotting these animals while enjoying a hike or a boat ride on the lake.

Where to eat?

1. Herbert Lake BBQ & Grill: This hidden gem is located right on the shores of Herbert Lake and offers some of the best BBQ in the area. The restaurant is small but cozy and has a great outdoor patio that overlooks the lake.

2. The Boathouse Restaurant: This waterfront restaurant is located in the heart of downtown Banff and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains. The menu features fresh, local ingredients and includes everything from salads and sandwiches to steak and seafood dishes.

3. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar: This popular chain steakhouse is located just a few minutes from Herbert Lake and offers a wide variety of steak, chicken, and seafood dishes. The restaurant also has a large bar area with a wide selection of beers and cocktails.

4. Nourish Bistro: This vegan and vegetarian-friendly bistro is located in the heart of Banff and offers healthy, organic, and locally sourced dishes. The menu includes soups, salads, sandwiches, pizzas, and desserts.

5. Grizzly House: This historic lodge is located just a few minutes from Herbert Lake and offers a unique dining experience in a rustic setting. The menu features Canadian cuisine with a focus on game meats such as elk, bison, and venison.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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