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☼Getaway Cabin Ideal For Groups Exploring Rockies☼
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Entire cabin · 8 guests · 5 beds · 2 baths
☼Getaway Cabin Ideal For Groups Exploring Rockies☼Experience the ultimate Canadian Rockies getaway in this beautiful timber frame chalet! Enjoy your morning coffee while overlooking the serenity of the forest and nearby river, before heading out to ski Kicking Horse Mountain, or take advantage of local hiking terrain. After a long day, cook up a delicious meal in the full kitchen before curling up by the fireplace or roasting marshmallows on the outdoor fire pit!
Home@HorseCreek - Cosy Mountain Cottage
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Entire cottage · 6 guests · 3 beds · 1.5 baths
Home@HorseCreek - Cosy Mountain CottageWelcome to Home@HorseCreek! This charming vacation cottage is nestled in the hillside south of Golden and will undoubtedly become your preferred home away from home. During your stay enjoy the open concept (1400 sqft) two story home with just the right balance of mountain charm and modern finishes; located on a private rural property just 5-7 minutes from Golden's Downtown Core.
❤Rustic Chalet Perfect Getaway for Groups❤
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Entire rental unit · 8 guests · 5 beds · 1.5 baths
❤Rustic Chalet Perfect Getaway for Groups❤Disconnect from the busy city lifestyle and reconnect with yourself and loved ones in this stunning timber frame cabin! Nestled amongst the trees on the Kicking Horse River, relax by the stone fireplace with a cup of hot cocoa, or cook up a delicious meal in the full kitchen. Spend your time off exploring breathtaking hikes, skiing at the local mountain, or catching up with friends around the outdoor campfire, before catching up on some sleep in a cozy bed!

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  • Free parking on premises
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❤Lovely Cabin Perfect For Groups For Ski And Hike❤
ﺩ.ﺇ146 per night
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☼Perfect Rustic Log Chalet Getaway for Ski or Hike
ﺩ.ﺇ146 per night
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✫✩ Beautiful Cottage In The Heart Of The Rockies✩✫
ﺩ.ﺇ140 per night
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☼Log Cabin Perfect Groups Wanting to Ski+Hike☼
ﺩ.ﺇ142 per night
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✿Wonderful Rockies Cabin Getaway for Hike orSki✿
ﺩ.ﺇ146 per night
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☼★ Charming Rustic Cabin Perfect for Groups★☼
ﺩ.ﺇ146 per night
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The Hummingbird Suite, Field, BC
ﺩ.ﺇ475 per night
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The Old Doctors House Guesthouse
ﺩ.ﺇ327 per night
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The Alpine Glow Guesthouse
ﺩ.ﺇ303 per night
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Glacier Lily Guesthouse
ﺩ.ﺇ314 per night
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☼Beautiful Rustic Chalet in the Heart of Rockies☼
ﺩ.ﺇ140 per night
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Yoho Bothy, a log cabin retreat in the Rockies
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Your guide to Emerald Lake

All About Emerald Lake


How do I get around Emerald Lake?

You’ll need a car to explore the wild landscapes around Emerald Lake. It’s about a 120-mile drive from Yoho National Park — on the eastern border of British Columbia — to Calgary, Alberta, the nearest large city. Major airlines fly into Calgary International Airport (YYC), where you can pick up a rental car for the westward road trip on the Trans-Canada Highway.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Emerald Lake?

Temperatures vary dramatically by elevation, so you’ll want to pack layers no matter the season. Emerald Lake’s surface stays frozen from around November to June, making summer and early fall the peak times for visiting Yoho National Park and the surrounding communities. July and August highs average around 73 degrees Fahrenheit and lows dip to the 40s, though snow still falls in higher altitudes even in summer.

Bring snow gear for the cooler months, when Yoho appeals to experienced winter recreationists. Average high temperatures decline from the 60s to the lower 40s Fahrenheit through early fall. Come November, average highs are below freezing. Keep in mind that many trails and roads in the park are closed during the winter months, when the park becomes a favorite venue for snowshoers and cross-country skiers.


What are the top things to do in Emerald Lake?

Hiking

Hikers won’t quickly run out of trails in Yoho National Park, where summertime outings vary from accessible day hikes to more ambitious backcountry excursions. Several of the most scenic include a popular circuit that traces the shores of the lake. Check in with the visitor center to plan your trek.

Takakkaw Falls

Tumbling for more than 1,200 feet, Takakkaw Falls is the second-tallest waterfall in Canada. You can reach it by car on the twisty-turny Yoho Valley Road. For a view from above the falls, hike the strenuous Iceline Trail, which grants you stellar views of the rugged alpine landscape.

Burgess Shale

Paleontologists study fossils that date back more than 500 million years at Burgess Shale, an important scientific landmark that’s recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visits to one of the three fossil beds require advance reservations.