Herbert Lake

Herbert Lake, Improvement District No. 9, AB, Canada

Year Round


About Herbert Lake, Icefields Parkway, Banff

Herbert Lake is a small glacial lake situated on the Icefields Parkway.

Herbert Lake, Icefields Parkway

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What to do at Herbert Lake?

Things to do at the Lake

1.Visit Herbert Lake early in the morning or during sunset to enjoy incredible reflection of Mt. Temple.

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2. The Lake is warmer than some of the other lakes of Banff National Park, so if you want to dip your toes or yourselves, go ahead!

3. Canoe in the Lake.

Herbert Lake in Winter

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Herbert Lake Hike

There is trail that takes you around the Lake to the back of the lake, where the diving board is.

How much to see Herbert Lake Banff?

Admission/ Tickets Herbert Lake Banff

Included in the National park admission, which is free for 2017.

Adult: $ 9.80; Senior: $ 8.30; Youth: $ 4.90.
Family (upto 7 people in one vehicle): $ 19.60

How to get to Herbert Lake Banff?

Herbert Lake Location/directions

Herbert Lake is located on the Icefields Parkway, about 3 km from the Trans Canada- Icefields parkway interchange or 10 km from Lake Louise Parking Lot.

It is on the left side on your way to Jasper. You will see signage.

Get directions using the map tab.

When to visit Herbert Lake?

Best to visit early in the morning. The beauty of the Lake is best appreciated when the Lake is calm and the scenery is reflected on the Lake.

Who all can visit ?


How long will it take to see the Lake ?

Depending on interest, 10 minutes to half an hour.

What about Amenities, accessibility & parking?

Parking available.

Lake is accessible as it can viewed directly from the parking pull out.



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