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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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We passed so many beautiful glacier fed lakes on our journey down the ice fields parkway. The turquoise water is absolutely amazing to see in person. But Lake Louise is definitely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We passed so many beautiful glacier fed lakes on our journey down the ice fields parkway. The turquoise water is absolutely amazing to see in person. But Lake Louise is definitely worth the time (and it will take some time)it takes to find a parking space. Even though it is very busy, we sat by the waters edge and enjoyed... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friends visiting from out of town and we head to the mountains! The 2 hour drive was so worth it. I have lived in this beautiful Province for over 20years and the trips to the mountains still take my breath away!. We strolled around the lake, had lunch at the beautiful Fairmont Hotel. The food was amazing the view spectacular!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The lake and its surroundings is very beautiful although we visited on a rainy and clouded day. Stay at the Chateau Lake Louise or come early to avoid the crowds as it gets very busy.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Other reviewers are correct about the crazy crowds in August, but the incredible beauty of this place does not disappoint! We rented a canoe ($85 for an hour) and got some amazing photos. This is a stop not to be missed.

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Thank Gregsky
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Most of tourists go there in the morning between 9 to 12 noon, it gets much quitter in the afternoon, so you can take a good picture of the lake. There are a few tracks around the lake but they all take a bit of time and physical strength, particularly if you want to go to the mirror lake, which... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Did the glaciers hike at lake Louise. Took just over 5 hours and went as far as you can go past the tea house. Unbelievable views, saw a grizzly and the legs are tired now. Kids (13&16) did it no problem. Would recommend this to anybody looking for a hard but great hike while visiting.

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Thank Russell G
Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to experience beauty and tranquility then Lake Louise is the place to go. Hike up the mountain side and view the Lake Valley and hotel. You need a full day if not more to take in the beauty.

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Buffalo, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everyone should visit Lake Louise in their lifetime. This is one checked off my bucket list. I was thrilled to have taken the time to make this trip. The area was very crowded, so I recommend getting there as early as you can. The morning makes a great time for pics, although many start kayacking on the lake, so you... More 

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

We arrived early in the morning to get an early start - wisely chosen. The lake is such a fantastic turquoise color. In order to see the fantastic lake is to hike up towards the Little Beehive - or if feel like hiking to the sky aim for the Big Beehive. Up there you can indulge the beauty.

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Thank Niels L
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a lake surrounded by beautiful countryside. Get there early, and I mean early. Otherwise, you won't get near the place. Hoards of visitors. Cars parked on the side of the road for at least half a mile prior to the car parks. Once you get to the lake, make sure you take a walk away from the hotel. If... More 

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