Paddling Johnson Lake
By Canadian Rockies standards, Johnson Lake could be considered a small lake. Of course, around here, standards are rather high. Johnson Lake has the “warmest” water of the lakes around Banff and is a picturesque playground for paddling adventurers.
With the sun shining down on your shoulders and radiating off the ripples in the water, it’s delightfully tempting to dip a toe (or maybe more) into the refreshing alpine water. Pause for a moment in the middle of the lake and lookup for a unique angle of Cascade Mountain watching over the surroundings.
Good To Know
- 1-3 hrs
- Rentals starting from $49
- May - Oct
- Distance from Banff:
- Distance from Lake Louise:
When to go
The water in Johnson Lake is as warm as it gets in Banff, bring your swimsuit and go for a dip after your paddle.
SUP rentals are available in Banff or you can bring your own canoe, kayak or SUP.
Roam Route 6: Daily service operating May - September
Pre-book your SUP rental to guarantee availability