As the second-biggest country worldwide, Canada is an ideal place to enjoy outdoor activities and natural beauty, thanks to its thirty-six national parks. Apart from the descents and ascents, Canada boasts of her Great Lakes System, Michigan, Ontario, Superior, Huron, and Erie. It’s the world’s biggest network of interconnected freshwater lakes laying on 20% of the earth’s freshwater surface.

Besides the Great lake system, Canada is also home to other scenic lakeside options. The British Columbia and Alberta provinces both share incredible freshwater highlights. Canoe, kayak, or water ski in the top 10 lakes in Canada as described below.

Lake Upper Arrow, British Columbia

BC’s Lake Upper Arrow has hillsides covered with pine forest, making it an excellent outdoor activity spot. It also provides a lot of shade in the hot summer seasons. Since it features the Columbia River, it’s a great site to explore and hike with ferries helping you move from one shore to another naturally. Are you searching for a customized boating experience? Upper Arrow offers various opportunities to do so, thanks to its facilitated marinas and sheltered anchorages, helping you remain afloat throughout summer.

Annette Lake, Alberta

Sitting near all Jasper’s towns, Annette lake offers an incredible beach setting suitable for relaxing your feet after a long day of work. Temperatures here are warm, enabling you to absorb great views of picnic sites and green hillsides from a warmer perspective.

Lake Horseshoe, Alberta

Horseshoe Lake is another beautiful lake in Jasper National park situated 25 miles south-east of Icefields Parkway. It also has great trails that lead to the shore, which provides endless opportunities to view the blue, green hues.

Lake Medicine Alberta

Discover fantastic glacial waters in Lake Medicine with excellent views of wildlife as you hike or canoe. The Lake is home to various wildlife such as moose and bears, that’re commonly visible on the 4.3-mile lakeside stretch. Since the Lake is shallow, it attracts different kinds of anglers with osprey, eagles, and fishermen competing for the perfect spot to hook the lakes abundant brook trout and rainbow.

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