Lake Minnewanka

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  • Address: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Park, Hiking Trail, Leisure, Family And Kids, Lake, Picnic Spot, Nature

A glacial lake, the Lake Minnewanka is famous for its scenic drive that is a 15 mile loop. Going clockwise, you can begin by exploring the abandoned coal mines and the mining community and head up to the Lake, the largest lake in the park. The natural beauty you’ll see here is par excellence. Set aside at least half a day here and carry a picnic lunch/snack to enjoy by the lake side; there are picnic benches and smaller lakes further up from Minnewanka that you could enjoy as well.

Take a trip to the scenically beautiful Lake Minnewanka that is an ideal location to go picnicking and make the most of the trip by getting tickets for Lake Minnewanka. While there is no such thing as Lake Minnewanka tickets, it is best to buy tickets for Lake Minnewanka from our tours section as you would get every bit of Banff covered under the Lake Minnewanka ticket prices.

Lake Minnewanka Travel Tips

  • You could either rent a car, undertake the drive yourself or you could sign up for a tour.

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  • Lake Minnewanka Address: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Lake Minnewanka Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Lake Minnewanka(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Lake Minnewanka: 05:00 Hrs
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  • 92% of people who visit Banff include Lake Minnewanka in their plan

  • 36.89% of people start their Lake Minnewanka visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Lake Minnewanka

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

54.42% of people prefer walking in order to reach Lake Minnewanka

People normally club together Banff National Park and Banff Avenue while planning their visit to Lake Minnewanka.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • what are the charges mentioned for visiting Lake Minnewanka

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    • I am not sure but I think there is no charge if you are only visiting the lake to spend some time around. But you may have to pay charges if you are interested in kayaking, fishing, etc. 

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