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Lake Agnes

Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Banff National Park Guided Hike with Lunch
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Tiny lake only a couple of kilometers away from Lake Louise; a great hiking destination.
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  • Average5%
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“tea house” (127 reviews)
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Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada

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Reviewed yesterday

I visited Lake Agnes coming down from the Big Beehive (I had gone up from the other side). The lake definitely draws a crowd, as not everyone climbs beyond it, and there's a Tea House with refreshments. It's nice as a resting point, but doesn't...More

Thank Laura N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pack some tea and sandwiches - walk to Agnes, stop for more tea, then hike up the big beehive - its not that far and it is so worth it - you can see Lake Louise from the top!

Thank CherylCycles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great walk, superb views, lovely cafe with good food and friendly staff. They may just ask you to take a bag of rubbish away with you though!

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got to Lake Louise around 8:30am and the car park was filling quickly. You’ll see hundreds of people trying the get ‘that one shot’ selfie at the lakeside, so it can take time to navigate through the crowd. My advice is walk around the...More

Thank EF_05Melb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did this as part of a longer hike to Big Bee Hive and Six Glaciers. Well worth getting up there and easier routes back down available if required.

Thank Sally_Tim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started this hike at 8:30 in the morning to avoid the crowds but even then there were quite few people on the trail. The trail itself is wide but probably not good for people who are not too steady on their feet as there...More

Thank cdkhall
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lake Agnes is a somewhat steep trail but suitable for families. The lake is beautiful and worth the hike

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the hike to Lake Agnes. While it is not far away, it is a steep hike and we did it in the rain. Once you get to Lake Agnes, you can enjoy refreshments such as drinks and goodies at the Tea House. Was...More

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hike up to the lake is steep though really a beautiful place. There was a paved section near the bottom of the trail, but the trail becomes natural and progresses in elevation fairly quickly. It is well worth the effort, in a magnificent area...More

Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful vistas. Trail can be steep in parts but we're in our '60s and didn't have a problem. Tea House very busy but good for a hot chocolate and snack.

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