1. Abraham Lake
Abraham Lake is an artificial lake located in the Canadian Rockies on the North Saskatchewan River. It is the largest reservoir in Alberta, Canada. The lake was formed after the constitution of the Bighorn Dam by the TransAlta power company for power generation. The maximum length of Abraham Lake is 33 km and its maximum width is 3.3 km. Although it is a man-made lake the water of the lake is like that of a natural lake formed from glacial water.
The lake is famous all over the world for a very strange but beautiful phenomenon. As the dead aquatic Animals settle in the bottom of the lake and decompose they release methane gas. This methane gas during the winter when the water freezes also freezes on its way up. This makes round Frozen bubbles that look very beautiful as a result every year people come here to see and capture this during the winter when Lake Abraham is frozen. Mountain peaks like Abraham Mountain, Mount Michener, and Mount Mumford are located around the lake which gives an excellent view of the lake as well.
2. Banff National Park
Banff National Park is another beautiful place in Canada. Banff National Park is the oldest national park in Canada, it was established in 1885. The park is located in the Rocky Mountain region of Alberta and its total area is 6,641 square km. Formerly the park was known as Rocky Mountain Park. As the park is located in a mountainous region the landscape is mountainous with many glaciers, coniferous forests, alpine landscapes, and ice fields.
The Banff National Park gives mind-blowing views of Rocky Mountain peaks and lakes with turquoise glacier water and ice. The park is a part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Banff National Park is an excellent place to visit and experience the beauty of nature. Here sightseeing tours of the park’s ancient glaciers, snow-capped peaks, torques lake shores, etc. are very popular.
Moreover, outdoor activities like zip lining, hiking, fishing, and mountain climbing tours are also offered. The wildlife of the park is mainly mammals like grizzly bears, bighorn sheep, cougar, and moose with some reptiles and a large number of bird species also found. Whether you are seeking peace in nature or thrilling outdoor adventures, Banff National Park is a must-visit destination that showcases the beauty of the Canadian Rockies.
3. Western Brook Pond
The Western Brook Pond is a lake located in the Gros Morne National Park in Newfoundland. The lake was created after the ice age when the glaciers melted and the land was formed which separated it from the sea. It is a freshwater lake however the water is not rich in nutrients.
The Western Brook Pond is surrounded by the ancient Long Range Mountains, which offers a truly immersive wilderness experience. Tourists need to hike a 3 km long trail from the main road to reach the Western Brook Pond. From mid-July to October, tour boats are in the lake giving them a proper tour of the whole lake. However, these boat tours had to take special certifications to ensure that no harm was caused to the environment and the lakes surrounding.