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Hiking Yoho National Park – Lake Oesa

This is an easy, interesting and scenic hike that starts along the Lake O'Hara shoreline, turns uphill via a short series of switchbacks and then enters an otherworldly plateau of loose talus and scree before ascending alongside Victoria Falls on stone steps constructed by Lawrence Grassi. After skirting the shorelines of two lovely little lakes, a short slope up through a break in the cliffs leads to the rocky slabs above scenic Lake Oesa.

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Hiking Yoho National Park – Lake O’Hara

A secluded alpine valley dotted with beautiful turquoise lakes all connected by creeks, waterfalls and more than 80 km of trails, the Lake O’Hara region of Yoho National Park is a hiker’s paradise. BUT…Parks Canada restricts road access to Lake O’Hara, so getting there can be a challenge. Since the mid-1970s Parks Canada has limited …

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