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Peyto Lake
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Peyto Lake seen from Bow Summit
Location Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Coordinates 51°43′37″N 116°31′19″W / 51.72694°N 116.52194°W / 51.72694; -116.52194
Type Glacial
Primary inflows Peyto Creek
Primary outflows Mistaya River
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 2.8 km (1.7 mi)
Max. width 0.8 km (0.50 mi)
Surface area 5.3 km (3.3 mi)
Surface elevation 1,880 m (6,170 ft)

Peyto Lake is a lake in Banff National Park in Canada. It was named Bill Peyto after a trapper in the Banff area.

During the summer, a lot of glacier rock falls into the lake from the Peyto creek.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Lago Peyto para niños

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