"Peyto Lake (Icefields Parkway)" Peyto Lake Tip by sunnywong

Peyto Lake, Banff National Park: 31 reviews and 51 photos


The highest point on the Icefields Parkway is Bow Summit, 2088 m above sea level. Here the road crosses alpine meadows near the source of the Bow River before dropping into the Mistaya Valley. From the lower parking area at Bow Summit, a short trail takes you uphill to the Peyto Lake lookout.

Address: Ice Field Parkway # 93 Highway.
Directions: 40 km (25 mi) N of Lake Louise
Website: http://www.albertawow.com/hikes/Peyto_Lake_Hike/Peyto_Lake_Hike.htm

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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