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Lake Louise

111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Beautiful lake surrounded by woods and hiking trails.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We travelled from Jasper to Banff, first stop was lake Louise due to all the positive reviews! We found the area much more commercial than what we were used to in Jasper national park, the trails were very busy and crowded. Lots of easy walks...More

Thank georgina p
Reviewed yesterday

You cannot visit the Rockies without seeing Lake Louise. Arrive for sunrise, it is the best time. There will be parking available if you are early.

Thank William D
Reviewed yesterday

There were a lot of people when we went because it was Canada's 150 and so the parks were free and it was the week before the students went back to school. Even though there were so many people, there were still plenty of areas...More

Thank Adelle S
Reviewed yesterday

What has happened to this site? We were staying at Deer Lodge so could walk to the lake. Very busy, so we were advised to take the shuttle to Lake Moraine. This didn't work out owing to bad weather and after 2 hours, we ended...More

1  Thank SusieS7
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Many people go to public parking or to nearby lodge at lower price to see lake so don't pay hi hotel fee

Thank rebelwebb
Reviewed yesterday

Arrive early (before 07:30) in order to catch the reflections and before the c rowds arrive. Around 08:00 the water color turns into this amazing turquoise color.

Thank wisniak
Reviewed yesterday

Can understand why the place is so crowded. It's a beautiful lake! A color that you can't image... Many visitors only hike around half the lake- or go to/from the 2 tea houses. Trails can be really crowded, but still worth seeing!

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed yesterday

Lake Louise was the place I was most looking forward to seeing in Canada. I had heard about the crowds this summer and the parking then shuttle situation. So we felt blessed to be staying onsite at the Fairmont. Yes there were crowds (it was...More

Thank Noelene H
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were fortunate to spend a couple of nights at the Fairmont Chateau overlooking the lake. Summer or winter this venue has spectacular views and walks around (or on if frozen) the lake you can hire a canoe but it is a good walk around...More

Thank Tonythebedouin
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was so looking forward to seeing this "famous" lake! Unfortunately, due to forest fires in Kootenay National Park, the mountains were hidden by the smoke haze and the lake was more of a gray in color vs the turquoise blue I had seen in...More

Thank Lori M
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August 15, 2017|
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Response from Geddes_7 | Reviewed this property |
yes, a number.
April 30, 2017|
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Response from Allison M | Reviewed this property |
The Boathouse unless you have your own canoe ☺
Annette L
April 24, 2017|
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Response from debrakgrose | Reviewed this property |
Hi Annette ... There are canoe rentals at the boathouse on the west shore of the lake. However, life jackets are a must when you are canoeing, especially with children. It is a great experience, but I would ask at the... More