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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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Columbia Icefield Tour including the Glacier Skywalk from Banff

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Lake Louise

A beautiful view with mountain scape and hiking trails on the far side of the Fairmont to things such as the tea house. Gets crowded with other tourists coming by the bus full... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

A beautiful view with mountain scape and hiking trails on the far side of the Fairmont to things such as the tea house. Gets crowded with other tourists coming by the bus full. Not that it is a bad thing but makes for some challenges such as a pic without others in it. When not frozen, there is a canoe... More 

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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Beautiful clean, clear cold water at Lake Louise. One of the most beautiful places to visit what with the natural landscape of high mountains, trees, wildlife abounds. NOTE: Had to indicate date was at Lake Louise, date incorrect as last time I was there was 7/99, but had been there in the 40's & 50's several times, still most beautiful... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We arrived a bit too early in the season to witness lake Louise in all of her splendour, the ice was still frozen. The view was still beautiful though and not much imagination is required to see what was missed on this occasion.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Has you first see the lake it looks just like a postcard picture perfect and then to walk out onto it you begin to realize just how stunning the views are from the majestic Rockies to the chateau lake Louise is simply stunning

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Pasadena
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Lake Louise is surrounded by beautiful natural landscape. The Fairmont Hotel, with some shops are beside it.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We arrived to lake Louise mid May and were hoping to canoe and hike up to the tea house. However, the ice was still frozen on the lake so canoeing was out and the trails to both tea houses were closed! The view was still beautiful, we hiked to the end of the lake and a little ways further. If... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

My favorite area in all of North America for outdoor photography and outdoor inspiration, that was far too crowded for comfort even at this early date. I was here 65 years ago with my family and this return trip was on my Bucket List. It is still as awesome as I remembered it in 1950.

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We found Louise to be icy and patchy when we were there and were pretty disappointed. That said our friends have been there before and had found it really good. I guess it is like anywhere, it is just about catching it at the right time. Louise is certainly big enough with lots of terrain to keep everyone happy. I... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I wished I had more time to visit. Walked around the lake and had coffee at the Fairmont Hotel. Trail is well taken care of with lots of benches along the way for a rest.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We stopped at Lake Louise en route to another destination, because we knew it was a "must see." We did not have a lot of time and were not able to visit in the early morning hours, when I would imagine there would be fewer visitors. It is great in the sense that it is easily accessible by essentially anyone,... More 

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