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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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Beautiful lake surrounded by woods and hiking trails.

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Not quite Morraine Lake......

For a very long time I've heard how beautiful Lake Louise is and never any mention of Morraine Lake. I have read the reviews of both and some find Lake Louise more beautiful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Alicia T
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For a very long time I've heard how beautiful Lake Louise is and never any mention of Morraine Lake. I have read the reviews of both and some find Lake Louise more beautiful while others like Morraine Lake. I guess it is a personal preference. The day that I visited Lake Louise it was EXTREMELY crowded. Although I visited Morraine... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We tried to visit this attraction on two different days but failed to see very much, just a glimpse of the lake through the trees. On both occasions all the car parks were completely full, and cars were parked on both sides of the road for about a mile before reaching the lake. Consequently, we had no choice but to... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Definitely a must stop, just to see the lake and hike some of the trails. Parking lot is large and fills up fast, unless you stay at the Fairmont, which has its own parking deck. Parking was a mile down the hill everyday we were there. Great hikes along the lake and up to Mirror Lake & Lake Agnes. Perfect... More 

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Thank John L
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When in Lake Louise visit Lake Louise! The trouble is that everyone else does too! Coach loads of visitors (mainly Chinese in August) crowd around the lake which sort of spoils it really.... Take the steep walk to the left of the lake to the lookout overlooking the lake. Not many visitors make the effort so the walk through the... More 

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Thank Keith R
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic place to visit, but stay in Banff! Not much to do outside very expensive hotels. Just do a day trip.

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Kalvehave, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We returned on a very early September morning as we left Moraine Lake. The two Lakes are not far apart from each other. I will highly recommend you get there before the crowds. We tried the afternoon before by car, and had to give up because of to much traffic and people. It was actually impossible to get there for... More 

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Thank Vicki E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lake Louise well worth a visit. Take time out to complete the Lake Agnes Teahouse hike and view the emerald lake

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Thank Fiona C
South Boston, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we visit Banff national park & stop at lake Louise for the night. This is late Sept. and had passed the peak season for travelers. All three side were surrounded by the snowcap rocky mountains. The water was cold not for swimming but they offer canoes & boat rental. The lake is usually clam and clean.

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Thank Philip F
Collingwood, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you have not been to Lake Louise, it is truly one of the most beautiful sights in Canada if not the world. The colour of the water is surreal. Whether you stay at the Chateau or not, it is still worth the visit. Canoeing and hiking are available if you have t he time.

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Thank PatMike2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You have to arrive very early at the parking lot before it is getting full. The Lake itself is very croudy because there a so many tourists taking pictures of the beautiful scenery. But if you walk aome minutes round the lake or you go hiking in the mountains round the lake it is getting calmer and you can enjoy... More 

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