Overview Lake Louise

Visiting Lake Louise

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Stories and Tips Lake Louise

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Lake Louise in snowy May

Written by MagdaDH_AlexH on 09 Feb, 2011

Lake Louise is probably the most famous lake in the Canadian Rockies, know for its beautiful landscape, strikingly green-blue water colored by the rock flour carried from surrounding mountains and a luxury hotel (The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise) that's been standing on its eastern shore…Read More

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Columbia Ice Field Tour

Written by jj2 on 07 Feb, 2001

The Columbia Ice Fields are a great day trip from Lake Louise. You can make the round trip in 6-7 hours (driving time to the glacier is roughly 1.5 hours). This is one of the few places in the world that you can…Read More

Dining in Lake Louise

Written by dch46 on 20 Mar, 2006

Not a good experience. See the lodging section of this review. Very few options, with tired menus and high prices. The only other real choice is Banff, about 35 miles away.…Read More

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Sights in the Area

Written by McGrits on 18 Oct, 2005

Don't miss the stroll around Lake Louise, Emerald Lake, Moraine Lake, and Peyto Lake. See Banff National Park, The Icefields Parkway, and Yoho National Park. There are lots of animal sightings in the area. We saw deer, elk, and smaller critters, but there are also…Read More

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