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Lake Louise

Address: 111 Lake Louise Drive | Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Ice skating
Owner description: Beautiful lake surrounded by woods and hiking trails.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Ice skating
Owner description: Beautiful lake surrounded by woods and hiking trails.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We rented skates and skated on Lake Louise. The view is gorgeous. It gets really busy in the afternoon so I would go in the morning to avoid the crowd next time.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The beauty of Lake Louise will leave you speechless. There are several hiking trails around the Lake, and a Fairmont hotel where you can dine and take in the beautiful views. This is within the Banff National Park, and does require a park pass. HIGHLY recommend you buy the pass in advance online, and place it on your dash. It... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Lake Louise! One of the Best Lake in the world. Super Clean water and really nice Hotel beside Lake. Amazing Lake ! You will be enjoy the view !

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Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

There was a nice cover of snow when we visited. Its a beautiful lake with nice mountain views in the background. The snow and the chill made the experience even more memorable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Visit in the winter and you will NOT be disappointed, as the lake and Rockies are truly stunning. No crowds to fight and you can explore to your hearts desire or find a lodge with a roaring fire. Skiing nearby, and the hiking is amazing!

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Greenville, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Lake Louise is the most gorgeous sight my husband and I have ever seen. We traveled out west and into western Canada for 6 1/2 weeks, and we simply could not believe the natural beauty here. The lake itself is simply stunning, truly turquoise even standing right beside it. We had seen pictures of Lake Louise, and believe me the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I much preferred my winter visit over my summer visit. In summer we were pushing through the crowds and in the middle of an icy winter it was a quiet and peaceful winter wonderland, complete with an ice castle wall! I didn't spend much time here and could imagine that there would be some pretty epic hiking trails if you... More 

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delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

the first view of the spot was truly amazing. bounded by hills the lake looks so much beautiful, you would want to stay there for lifetime.

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Strathmore, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Each year many tourist , local and from afar ,enjoy the anual (free) ice carving festival and the Fairmont hotel in lake louise But this year, yes the almight dollar has reared its ugly head . there is now a $10.00 per person charge to enter the ice carving area and you must book in advance and you are only... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

What an amazing place this is. I thought that the pictures you see would be enhanced, but its actually just like them. the colours are beautiful, but make sure you do it on a sunny day, as the colour only seems to come out when it is sunny. Make sure you take good walking shoes if you are going to... More 

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