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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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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111 Lake Louise Drive, Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

I saw a photo of Lake Louise on google and told myself, I HAVE to go - and I did, and it was not a let down. I understand weather makes a huge difference and I was blessed to have blue skies and crystal clear...More

Thank trydej
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Start with a lap around the lake. The walk is fairly level but if you have walking difficulties you may want to just a walking stick. Be prepared for rain as the weather changes quickly

Thank ConstantTraveler28
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such an amazing sight, we walked u to the lookout which is about 3 km round trip, be aware that it is quite steep and the altitude will also have some impact on your pace. Well worth the journey for the view. Walked around the...More

Thank Lee D
Reviewed yesterday

When we visited it was kind of a gloomy day, but still absolutely amazing views. Highly recommend taking time to explore as much as you can.

Thank cliffordc530
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you go in summer June-August on weekends, be aware that lake Louise and lake Moraine and very busy. In order to beat the crowd you need to go very early before 10am or after 4pm. Between those hours there will be no parking available on...More

Thank gatocanada
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lake Louise is everything you have dreamed of and more. Did the amazing Plain of Six Glaciers hike, well worth it!

Thank Jennifer A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When we visited in late May, it was still frozen, but the view was still gorgeous! It's the postcard landmark of Canada, hence explaining the hordes of tourists there. If you'd like to take a picture without so many people around you, you just have...More

Thank ChengHyork
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful lake with such rich blue/green colour with an amazing backdrop of the snow capped mountains. Quite heavy with tourists though and the there is a chateau just in front. Still a very pretty sight to see

Thank kareencaguioa
Reviewed 2 days ago

The lake is beautiful and serene. It's cool to walk around it and enjoy the snow-capped mount in the horizon. Is easily accessible from the village centre via shuttle bus

Thank ecseacoral
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing site to view. Hiked around the side of the lake along a trail. Easy to do and enjoyable. About 2 hours if you go all the way to the rock climbing mountain. Breathtaking view towards the chateau. Must do!

Thank Mercy A
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I am interested in a kayak tour around lake louise. Can anyone recommend a tour operator?
April 30, 2017|
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Response from Allison M | Reviewed this property |
The Boathouse unless you have your own canoe ☺
Annette L
Hi, I am planning to travel with a 6 and a 9 years old and interested to rent a canoe and paddle around the lake. However, am not experienced in paddling, will that be a risky move? As well, will there be a website for the rental company? and where does it locate?
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
Neha M
Hello everyone!! Hope you all are having good time! I am thinking to visit Banff, Jasper, Rockies in September first week. I need to know if the weather is good in September first week? And how can I go to Canmore from Calgary Airport? I am thinking to book my hotel in Canmore and then I am thinking to book my hotel in Hinton. So is it tough to visit Banff from Canmore and to visit Jasper and Rockies from Hinton? Please help me out!! Thanks!! Regards, Neha
April 23, 2017|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Neha, We had excellent weather around Banff at the end of August beginning of September last year. From Calgary airport my suggestion is Brewsters Airporter Bus (between Calgary and Banff) they stop in Canmore. There... More