Johnson Lake in Banff National Park

near Banff, Alberta

Johnson Lake is another beautiful mountain lake near Banff townsite. There is a sandy/pebbly beach area and picnic area that includes public washrooms and picnic tables. The water is chilly at the best of times so this is a July/August swimming opportunity. Whatever you do at this beach area, the views are fantastic. Photo credit to Chris Train from Flickr.

Driving Directions: Follow the Lake Minnewanka Road from the Trans-Canada Highway 1.0 km (0.6 mi) to the Lake Minnewanka-Johnson Lake road split. Turn right and continue 3.7 km (2.3 mi) to where the Johnson Lake side road.

Contact: Town of Banff, 403.762.1200

WATER QUALITY
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  • Special Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
16°C
Clear and sunny
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Johnson Lake in Banff National Park is sampled from May 30th to August 30th

SOURCE INFORMATION

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WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Johnson Lake in Banff National Park

near Banff, Alberta

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Special Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
16°C
Clear and sunny

Johnson Lake is another beautiful mountain lake near Banff townsite. There is a sandy/pebbly beach area and picnic area that includes public washrooms and picnic tables. The water is chilly at the best of times so this is a July/August swimming opportunity. Whatever you do at this beach area, the views are fantastic. Photo credit to Chris Train from Flickr.

Driving Directions: Follow the Lake Minnewanka Road from the Trans-Canada Highway 1.0 km (0.6 mi) to the Lake Minnewanka-Johnson Lake road split. Turn right and continue 3.7 km (2.3 mi) to where the Johnson Lake side road.

Contact: Town of Banff, 403.762.1200

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Johnson Lake in Banff National Park is sampled from May 30th to August 30th

SOURCE INFORMATION

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WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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