Lake Louise, Lake Louise

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#2 of 66 in Parks in Banff National 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. Plan your Lake Louise visit and explore what else you can see and do in Banff National Park using our Banff National Park sightseeing planner.
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  • I think lake Louise is now even busier from when we visited before about 15 years ago. Really unless you are there before 7am or after 9pm its very very busy. The lake with the glacier behind it is tr...  more »
  • We have traveled all over the world, from Norway to New Zealand to Micronesia, and feel that if we had to pick one spot to call the most beautiful of all of them, this is it.  more »
  • Ok u have all seen a photo of thisnin any canada brochure, pity is there r 10, 000 other tourists taking the ultimate selfie to post on bragbook! 7am is still busy.... if u r fit take the 12km return ...  more »
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