Emerald Lake - Emerald Lake

Emerald Lake hiking , Kootenay Rockies, British Columbia, Canada

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Emerald Lake Statistics


39 KM

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Why choose a trail at Emerald Lake?

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Emerald Lake is a pristine mountain lake located in Yoho National Park, British Columbia. The emerald green water is so clear that you can see the bottom even at the deepest points. The lake is surrounded by rugged mountains and evergreen forests, making it a popular destination for hikers, campers, and nature lovers. There are several hiking trails that lead to the lake, including the popular Emerald Lake Trail. Visitors can also enjoy boating, fishing, and swimming in the lake.

What are the services on site?

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Access fee $ 0.00

From sunrise to sunset


What are the coordinates and address ?

(518) 381-4700

Hiker reviews

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Starting Point

The Emerald Lake is located in Yoho National Park, British Columbia. The closest town is Field, which is about a 30 minute drive from the park.

Why visit Emerald Lake

Emerald Lake is located in Yoho National Park, British Columbia. The lake is known for its bright green color and stunning scenery. Visitors can enjoy hiking, fishing, boating, and camping in the area. The lake is also close to other popular tourist destinations such as Lake Louise and Banff.

Is Emerald Lake in British Columbia a good place for the whole family?

Emerald Lake is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of activities to keep everyone busy, including hiking, fishing, and swimming. The scenery is also beautiful, making it a perfect place to relax and enjoy nature.

Things not to be missed

Emerald Lake is a beautiful turquoise lake located in Yoho National Park, British Columbia. The best activities near Emerald Lake are hiking, canoeing, and fishing. A bref description not to be missed near Emerald Lake is the hike to the Twin Falls, which is a beautiful waterfall located next to the lake.

Emerald Lake is a beautiful turquoise-colored lake in Yoho National Park, British Columbia. The lake is located about halfway between the towns of Field and Lake Louise. There are a number of activities and attractions near Emerald Lake that should not be missed.

Some of the best activities near Emerald Lake include hiking, fishing, canoeing, and kayaking. The area is also home to some beautiful waterfalls, including Takakkaw Falls and Wapta Falls. Visitors can also enjoy scenic drives through the park or go for a horseback ride.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse Restaurant - This restaurant is located on the edge of Emerald Lake and offers stunning views of the lake and the surrounding mountains. The menu features fresh, local ingredients and includes dishes such as trout, salmon, and Alberta beef.

2. The Kicking Horse Café - This café is located in the small town of Field, which is just a few minutes' drive from Emerald Lake. The menu features breakfast items, sandwiches, salads, and desserts.

3. The Rusty Edge Café - This café is also located in Field and offers a variety of breakfast items, sandwiches, pizzas, and desserts.

4. The Baker Creek Café - This café is located in the small town of Radium Hot Springs and offers a variety of breakfast items, sandwiches, pizzas, and desserts.

5. The Village Idiot Pub - This pub is located in Invermere and offers a variety of pub fare such as burgers, sandwiches, and pizza.

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Lydia Crawford
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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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