Lake Agnes, Lake Louise

#6 of 28 in Trails in Banff National Park
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Hiking Trail
As tiring as the trek to Lake Agnes can be even for the experienced hikers, the view of the pine trees and the mountains reflected in the water is more than rewarding. You can visit a teahouse located at an elevation of 2,134 m (7,002 ft), a favorite resting place for numerous visitors to this area. Add Lake Agnes and other attractions to your Banff National Park trip itinerary using our Banff National Park day trip planning app.
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  • We arrived at 9:45 on the first monday in October and there were still spots left in the main lot (although they were filling up quickly). The trail is well marked. We hiked to the Lake Agnes...  more »
  • A popular hike from Lake Louise with a moderately challenging ascent up the switchbacks but with plenty of treats along the way like Mirror Lake and a little waterfall. Lake Agnes itself is...  more »
  • A great one hour hike brings you up to this incredible destination 350 m above Lake Louise. Plenty of hiking options from here including the Little Beehive, the summit of Mount St. Piran, the top of the Big Beehive and for those with lots of gas in the tank, a second Tea House above the Plain of the Six Glacier. I have a special place in my heart for this spot as this is the spot I proposed to my wife.
  • Another beautiful lake and a nice hike to get there. A little difficult but not too bad. I thought it was the most populated trail in the area.

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