Peyto Lake (Pea-toe) is located 90 km off Banff in Alberta, Canada, near Icefield Parkway. The Lake is named in the memory of Ebenezer William Peyto (1869-1953), a trail guide who was one of the best guides in the Canadian Rockies. Peyto Lake is formed around the valleys of Waputik Range, and it is between the Peyto Peak, Caldron Peak and the Mount Jimmy Simpson that is elevated at 1, 860m (6,100 ft).
Peyto Lake is just one of the many scenic locations that are found near the Icefield, and in the neighboring town of Lake Louise. To get a view of the magnificent lake, there is a viewing area off the parkway and it is well posted with signs for visitors to easily see ...
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