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Address: 111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
Phone Number: 1-877-956-8473-1-403-522-3555
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Activities: Hiking, Ice skating
Description: Beautiful lake surrounded by woods and hiking trails.
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Jewel in the Rockies.

The day we visited was a little rainy with low cloud cover and snow falling at the end of the lake so we didn't the that picture postcard view. However nothing can mar the majesty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Forster, Australia
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The day we visited was a little rainy with low cloud cover and snow falling at the end of the lake so we didn't the that picture postcard view. However nothing can mar the majesty of this setting. Waliking along the shore a little will get you away from the congestion of visitors .

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Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

The lake is beautiful. The hotel is also adds to the scenery. We rented a canoe for an hour. Great photo opportunities. The canoe was expensive, $65/hr. You can rent half hour for $55. Someone's math is off. There are walking trails around the lake which gives you great photo opportunities too. It is a must see. I hope this... More 

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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Just a short drive from Lake Louise Inn and this amazing lake appears in your sights, the word I would use to describe it is Majestic, it nestles in the heart of the Rockies and just wows you, the walk round the western side is superb.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We got there early which was a god-sent. We did the hike to Lake Agnes Tea House, it took us about 75 mins. Keeping in mind that we enjoy walking however we are not hikers. The path was good however it was a constant uphill walk and quite doable. It was such a lovely reward to get there and have... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Went on a Tuesday, early September and it was rammed. I would avoid going in peak season and on weekends. We did however manage to get some great pictures and really enjoy the scenery. If we weren't there with small children I could have easily sat with a picnic and spent the entire day there. Hiking boots aren't needed as... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place. Thought would have more to do, nice hikes and lake beautiful but could only canoe. Lot of people felt like I was at a resort at WDW.

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La Salle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Always a must see when in the Rockies. Crowded during peak season so beware - you will be over run and the sights less pleasurable than in September/October.

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NYC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

When I think Canadian Rockies, I think of Lake Louise! The gorgeous turquoise glacier water, the mountains, its all so beautiful. The only downside is that it is easy to get to, so there are hordes of tourists around. Try and hike (walk) around the Lake to the back as soon as you can and the crowds will immediately thin... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Lake Louise is probably the best attraction in the Banff area and is a must. The color of the lake is amazing and coupled with scenic mountains as the backdrop and the great hike to the Lake Agnes Teahouse just makes it the best attraction.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful lake but the crowds and parking are a nightmare. It is adjacent to a truly ugly modern hotel which spoils the ambiance. I enjoyed some of the less popular lakes more.

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