Lake Louise, Banff National Park

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#2 of 1,896 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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  • So beautiful! turquoise and peaceful water. Not as busy as I had imagined (maybe because we visit it late afternoon?) I will for sure visit this magical place again.  more »
  • Beautiful scenery and numerous trails nearby for hiking during the day! We went in April, so the lake was still frozen but the weather was warm and we were able to enjoy the trails around the lake...  more »
  • I was here in November and was disappointed Went back this year in July and it really is as beautiful as the pictures. Parking is expensive at $12. When you only need about an hour  more »

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