Personal vehicle access to Moraine Lake is not available. Taking shuttles, transit or a tour is your best way to visit the lake. Booking in advance is essential. Discover your options.
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When to go
The road to Moraine Lake is only open to vehicle traffic during the summer months, personal vehicles are not permitted but shuttles, public transit and guided tours are available. In the winter the road is track set for cross-country skiing to the Ten Peaks viewpoint. Anything past the viewpoint poses avalanche risk and is not recommended.
Everyday, June - October
If you plan to hike, be sure to check the up-to-date trail conditions (and seasonal restrictions) using the Parks Canada Trail Report.
Take a short hike up the rockpile for the classic Moraine Lake vista. Don't forget your camera!
Shuttles, transit and tours are available to access Moraine Lake. Booking your transportation in advance is essential. Discover your options.
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Take a guided sightseeing tour, transit or shuttle to Moraine Lake for the best experience