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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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Visited the area together and expected it to be very busy due to good weather. We weren't wrong but were able to get parking space no problem (and free). The walks at the lake... read more

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Leduc, Canada
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The lake is beautiful with many hiking trails surrounding. However everything is very overpriced and touristy here. The intersection in the lake Louise village should have a traffic light because people sure don't know how to use a four way stop. If you have never been it is defiantly a sight to see!

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Airdrie
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

When a local can't even find parking on a Wednesday morning (not the weekend)there is a huge problem. People that live, work, and contribute to the workings of Banff national park should be able to enjoy a hike on their day off, not have to circle parking lots and spend hours getting through gridlock traffic. Something needs to change because... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited the area together and expected it to be very busy due to good weather. We weren't wrong but were able to get parking space no problem (and free). The walks at the lake are well signposted and the views are incredible! This is a must see when in the Rockies.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We arrived and found a large block of concrete that they call a "castle" which is quite an eyesore. The path around the lake is paved and flat which makes for a great platform to see this beautiful lake. Try to arrive either early on in the day (9am) or late (5pm) as otherwise it will be overcrowded and impossible... More 

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Woodbine, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lake Louse is a Beautiful Lake. The parking lot is limited in size. You must get there before 10:00 a.m. in order to find a place to park. Take a canoe and paddle around the lake. Book the canoe for at least an hour. You need an hour to paddle to the far side of Lake Louise and return.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having visited Lake Louise before we weren't in a hurry to go back but wanted to visit it again. We were told to arrive before 10am and they were right - no parking in the lot after 9am so we had to park in the street. Lake Louise is always beautiful but this time it seemed even more so because... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

No trip to Banff and Jasper National Parks would be complete without a photo in front of iconic Lake Louise. Warning however, getting in and around is extremely busy and crowded. Parking spots are few and far between, and we were there at 10 in the morning! The actual boardwalk in front of the lake is very very crowded. After... More 

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Thank Lisa M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's true what most reviews are saying: it's beautiful; come early to avoid the crowds. I came at 7:30 and began hiking towards Lake Agnes. As an office man the hike is manageable, only steep in some places. If you want a flat trail just go by the lake towards the bottom (or rather mouth). The Tea house is quint... More 

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Thank Anders V
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So I know everyone out there has a bucket list and I'll tell you this lake was not on mine. In fact going to Canada and spending time in Banff national Park, Icefields Parkway, and Yoho national Park we're not on it either. They were on my wife's bucket list and has a good husband I packed up the kids... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I only drive to take Lake Louise if we have family visiting. It's a very crowded place, and parking can be a bit of a woozy, especially if the weather isn't great. That's what happened to us over the weekend, so we had no choice but to park at the Chateau. It's a flat rate of $20/day, but they waive... More 

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