Upper Kananaskis Lake, Canmore

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Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Upper Kananaskis Lake is a natural lake that was turned into a reservoir in Kananaskis Country in Alberta, Canada.

Upper Kananaskis Lake, along with the Lower Kananaskis Lake, is located in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park .

The lake is part of a series of natural and man made lakes in the Kananaskis and Bow Valleys used for hydro electric power, flood control, and water reserves for the Bow River water users such as the city of Calgary.

The lake is also used for recreational activities, with hiking paths surrounding the lake (and cross-country skiing trails in the winter).

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  • If you are lucky enough to obtain a site on the lake side, you will be treated to a magnificent view of the lake and mountains beyond. Because this is the year of Covid, getting a site at all is...  more »
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