Peyto Lake

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Peyto Lake
Peyto Lake - Peyto Lake seen from Bow Summit
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; -116.52194Coordinates: 51°43′37″N 116°31′19″W / 51.72694°N 116.52194°W / 51.72694; -116.52194
Lake 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.