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Emerald Lake, British Columbia, Canada

Emerald Lake, British Columbia, Canada

Emerald Lake, Emerald Lake Road, Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada

Photograph and blog post by Ben McLaughlan, Canada.

Why is photographing Emerald Lake, Canada on the Snap Spotz: photographer’s bucket list?

Emerald Lake is a picturesque display of natural beauty in Canada. Towering mountains and flowering meadows surround the lake and it’s suitable for a short stroll around the lake offers some great photo opportunities.

Emerald Lake, Canada - Ben McLaughlan
Emerald Lake, Canada – Ben McLaughlan

When is the best time to snap a photo of Emerald Lake, BC?

Early in the morning would be one of the better times to visit as it is much less busy than throughout other times in the day.

Where is the best spot to snap a photo of Emerald Lake, BC

To get to Emerald Lake you turn off the Trans Canada Highway on to Emerald Lake Road, near the small town of Field, British Columbia.

Emerald Lake has a small walking trail looping the lake. As you walk around the scenery slowly changes, but it’s all beautiful.

Tips or recommendations for Emerald Lake, Canada

There is no entrance fee. The best way is to drive yourself, there is a car park at the end of the road where the trail begins.

For a unique perspective, you can hire a canoe and paddle around the calm waters.

Emerald Lake is located in Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada. It is the largest of Yoho’s 61 lakes and ponds, as well as one of the park’s premier tourist attractions.



Ben McLaughlan | Horizon Unknown

Ben McLaughlan, Canada
Ben McLaughlan, Canada

Camera Settings

CameraNikon D3200
Camera Settings1/110 sec at f/13, ISO 100
Tripod, filters, wireless remoteNone
Photo editing toolAdobe Lightroom
Resources / Apps for preparationNone

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