Emerald Lake Trail
ElevationAscent: 110' 34 m
Descent: -107' -33 m
High: 4,326' 1,319 m
Low: 4,269' 1,301 m
GradeAvg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 7% (4°)
Current trail conditions
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“A flat trail that encircles Emerald Lake offering excellent views the whole way.”— Karl W
Family Friendly Parts of the trail are paved and very accessible. The rest is flat and offers great views without being too long for younger kids.
There are a number of benches along the western edge while it is paved as well. The southern and eastern side of the trail is still in excellent condition and great for the family, but is singletrack and dirt. The northern edge is wide and gravel.
The lake is visible from almost the entire trail. Emerald Lake is really beautiful and a deeper green than some of the other milky-blue lakes in the region. When it is smooth, the lake offers wonderful reflections of the stunning mountains around it.
Land Manager: Parks Canada - Yoho National Park