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Lake Louise

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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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Beautiful but overrated

This lake is definitely a beauty but spoiled by herds and herds of crowds! Parking is a nightmare - easy 20 mins to find a spot and only if you're lucky. This lake is talked about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This lake is definitely a beauty but spoiled by herds and herds of crowds! Parking is a nightmare - easy 20 mins to find a spot and only if you're lucky. This lake is talked about so much so we had to visit but in comparison to other lakes we visited - Bow Lake, Minnewanka, Peyto etc. this was at... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see on your itinerary while in Banff National Park! From the emerald green water to the snow crusted summer peak, you don't want to miss this stop! Get there early though during the height of the summer season as it fills up rather quickly. Also make sure and give yourself some time to walk the trails around the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Lake Louise in the winter months and it didn't disappoint. Got to walk on the snow covered lake all the way to the end and through the walking tracks out to the glacier. Was well worth the time that it took to complete the track. I suggest bringing plenty of water and a camera because as much as the... More 

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Newmarket, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unreal scenery! Words can't describe the beauty of this place. Hiked up to angus tea house. Amazing views!!

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SoCal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lake Louise is gorgeous though a huge favorite for everyone. To enjoy Lake Louise get there no later than 9 am in the summer and parking should be okay. Make your way through the tied at The lake's edge. Take a deep breath and walk around the lake five minutes or so and the crowd thins by 75%. About here... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a must-visit site if you are in the Banff area of Alberta, Canada. Although the glaciers are shrinking in size, it does add to the character of Lake Louise. The Lake is unbelievably clean and clear and surrounded by majestic mountains with the beautiful Fairmont Chateau on one end. The temperature was a perfect 78 degree (mid-Aug 2016)... More 

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Berkeley CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lake Louise was the final stop of a trip that also took us through Vancouver and Banff. The Lake itself is breathtaking - serene, clean, and surrounded by imposing mountain cliffs. It should not be missed - but tourists should give some thought to how best to visit. We made two errors that we suggest others not repeat. First, we... More 

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Germantown, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there for sunrise photography. It was absolutely beautiful. The attached photograph does not do justice. Caution do not visit after 10 am and before 5, it is like a zoo and getting a parking spot is a nightmare. There are a few good trails around the lake which are beautiful and recommend doing. There is a 5.7 km (one... More 

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Lake Louise, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A stunning natural wonder of the world great views beautiful walks friendly people stunning back drops

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We got to the lake at 7:00 in the morning with about 10 other people and were met with the most spectacular views and surroundings. I would recommend getting to the lake this early, if you can, because, as the day progresses, 1000s of people descend on the lake which creates a very different feel and atmosphere (it also becomes... More 

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