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Upper Kananaskis Lake hiking

Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Upper Kananaskis Lake Statistics

What are the activities at Upper Kananaskis Lake ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Upper Kananaskis Lake?

The Upper Kananaskis Lake is a pristine and beautiful alpine lake located in the Canadian Rockies. The lake is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and dense forests, and is a popular spot for fishing, camping, and hiking. The turquoise waters of the Upper Kananaskis Lake are a sight to behold, and the area is teeming with wildlife including deer, elk, bears, and wolves. The Upper Kananaskis Lake is a must-see destination for anyone visiting the Canadian Rockies.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-115.1614327
50.6152141

What are the coordinates and address of Upper Kananaskis Lake?

Upper Kananaskis Lake
Upper Kananaskis Lake, Alberta T0L 2C0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Upper Kananaskis Lake is located in the Kananaskis Country of Alberta. To get to the start of the trails, take the Trans-Canada Highway 1 to the exit for Kananaskis Country. Follow the Kananaskis Trail (Hwy 40) south for about 26 km until you reach the Upper Kananaskis Lake.

Why visit Upper Kananaskis Lake

The Upper Kananaskis Lake is a beautiful sight to see and is definitely worth a visit. The lake is located in the Rocky Mountains and is surrounded by stunning scenery. There are plenty of activities to do around the lake, such as hiking, fishing, and camping. The lake is also a great place to relax and take in the natural beauty of the area.

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

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

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Upper Kananaskis Lake are hiking, fishing, and camping.

1. Hiking - There are many hiking trails near Upper Kananaskis Lake, offering beautiful views of the lake and the surrounding mountains.

2. Fishing - The lake is a popular spot for fishing, with a variety of fish species available.

3. Boating - Visitors can enjoy boating on the lake, either by renting a boat or bringing their own.

4. Camping - There are several camping areas near the lake, perfect for those who want to enjoy the great outdoors.

5. Wildlife Viewing - The area is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears, making it a great spot for wildlife viewing.

Where to eat?

1. Kananaskis Village Market: This is a small market located in the village of Kananaskis. It offers a variety of food options, including sandwiches, salads, and desserts.

2. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company: This brewery offers a variety of food options, including pizza, sandwiches, and salads. It also has a large selection of beer.

3. The Keg Steakhouse and Bar: This steakhouse offers a variety of steak and seafood dishes. It also has a large selection of wine and beer.

4. Boston Pizza: This pizza chain offers a variety of pizza and pasta dishes. It also has a large selection of beer and wine.

5. Swiss Chalet: This restaurant offers a variety of rotisserie chicken dishes. It also has a large selection of wine and beer.

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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