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Barrier Lake

Location: Kananaskis Country, Highway 40, 6.7 km south of the Trans Canada Highway, AB, Canada, UTM: 11U 636060 E / 5654855 N

Vital Statistics: Elevation: 1380 Metres (4,526 Feet)  

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Topographic Map: 82o03 Canmore

Description: Created entirely by a hydro dam at the north end, Barrier Lake reflects the surrounding summits like a perfect mirror. Located at the north end of the Kananaskis Valley, it seems to beckon picnickers in increasing numbers each year.

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