Alberta Lakes A-Z
Alberta Lakes and Reservoirs
|Lake Name||Lake Summary|
Also known as: Lake Abraham
Abraham Lake is Alberta's largest reservoir, gracing the Kootenay Plains area of the Canadian Rockies' front range. The reservoir, created by damming ...
Also known as: Big Fish Lake (historical)
It's hard to believe that a water body named Cold Lake would be a summer water sports paradise, but this large lake on the Alberta-Saskatchewan border ...
Also known as: Pataomoxecing
Follow the Trans-Canada Highway 25 miles east of Calgary and you will arrive at the northern shore of Eagle Lake. Surrounded by south-central Alberta's ...
|Gull Lake||Surrounded by Alberta's wide-open spaces and endless Canadian skies, Gull Lake is located in Alberta's Central tourism region. Well situated between Edmonton ...|
|Horseshoe Lake||One of the hidden gems in Alberta's Jasper National Park is stunning Horseshoe Lake. This small lake is hemmed by towering cliffs along much of its shoreline ...|
|Lake Annette & Lake Edith||Two small lakes just outside of the Town of Jasper, Lake Annette and Lake Edith are favorites of local lake lovers. Although the lakes aren't quite as ...|
|Lake Athabasca||Lake Athabasca is a 1,939,776-acre lake with a maximum depth of 410 feet making it the largest and deepest lake in both Alberta and Saskatchewan. Approximately ...|
|Lake Louise||Snuggled into Banff National Park, Lake Louise is a small lake in Alberta, Canada framed by the Rocky Mountains. The lake's 200 acres may not seem impressive ...|
Also known as: Minnewanka Lake
Lake Minnewanka holds the distinction of being the largest lake in Banff National Park. The 17-mile-long lake lies between scenic mountain ranges and ...
|Lesser Slave Lake||Located 236 miles northwest of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada, Lesser Slave Lake's more than 280,000 surface acres present a wonderful scenic recreational ...|
|Maligne Lake||With a name derived from the French word for wicked or evil, Alberta's Maligne Lake (pronounced muh-leen) offers a contradictory scenic and serene face. ...|
|Moraine Lake||Moraine Lake, one of the jewels in Banff National Park's crown, is sometimes dismissively called 'the other lake'. Nothing could be more misleading. Neighbor ...|
|Peyto Lake||Banff National Park in Alberta province is the birthplace of the Canadian national park system (1885), and Peyto Lake is one of the small, spectacularly ...|
|Quarry Lake||Quarry Lake is 129-acre lake located one hour west of Calgary and five minutes from the town of Canmore and Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. As ...|
|Sylvan Lake||Sylvan Lake is located midway between Alberta's two largest cities, Calgary and Edmonton, and 12 miles northwest of Red Deer. This natural lake covers ...|
Also known as: Chief Mountain Lake, Knights Lake, Kootenay Lakes
"Where the mountains meet the prairies" is the motto of Waterton Lakes National Park, the home of three Waterton Lakes that straddle the Montana-Alberta, ...