Lake Louise, Lake Louise

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Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
Get active and enjoy the invigorating views at Lake Louise, one of Canada's biggest natural attractions. In an area widely considered the hiking capital of the Canadian Rockies, this glacial lake ensures memorable boating experiences in the warmer months and serves as a vast skating rink in the winter. Year-round you'll find something to do in this quintessentially Canadian mountain setting, including skiing, hiking, biking, and climbing. To find out how to plan a trip to Banff National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Lake Louise had become overcrowded with tourists in recent years. Had to take shuttle bus to get a chance to visit. With Covid, crowds are gone. Locals can now do a day trip and enjoy the beauty...  more »
  • Lake Louise itself is one of the most often photographed sights for a reason. Nestled in the mountains, this beautiful lake can easily be seen from many viewpoints right next to the main parking lot.....  more »
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