The best photo opportunities of Emerald Lake is on horseback overlooking Emerald Lake - it is the best. Cannot beat the view - its better than the view from the roadside. To see a bit of the surrounding scenery you got to check out the website for this horseback tour. [http://www.yukonhorses.com] This website is just new. It has a lot of information. Hope you can access and enjoy it as much as I did!