Lake Louise, Lake Louise

#2 of 1,900 in Things to do in Alberta
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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  • We've been here twice, once in summer and once in winter. Regardless of when you go, Lake Louise is a must visit any trip to Alberta. Ideally, try to make it there so you can capture the view at...  more »
  • Guys go at the lake thats higher only 800meters plus but it is awesome. Mirror lake not really worth climbing.  more »

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