Banff National Park is such a breath-taking place that it is no surprise that this world UNESCO heritage site has been nominated time and time again as a "must-see" destination. Situated in the peaks of the Canadian Rockies, Lake Louise is known for it's combination of unspoiled wilderness, modern amenities and limitless opportunities for discovery and exploration.
The Lake Louise area is for those seeking the grandest and purest of mountain experiences. It is a special place to connect with nature and the Canadian Rockies landscapes. From the sparkling blue waters of alpine lakes to impressive glacier-clad peaks, Lake Louise is the essence of the Rocky Mountains.
Whether you are new to the mountains or have hiked many peaks, this protected area is Mecca for hiking, woodland walks, canoeing, white water rafting, rock climbing, sightseeing, gondola rides, and of course, wildlife viewing. Winter time means plenty of snow in Lake Louise but that doesn’t slow things down. Lake Louise Ski Resort kicks off its season in November with World Cup skiing. Popular winter activities include snow shoeing, cross country hiking, back country skiing, ice climbing, ice walks, skating and the famous Ice Magic ice carving competition in January.
People who choose to stay and visit Lake Louise envelop themselves in awe-inspiring scenery and explore the many peaks, valleys and lakes. You will experience the majestic wilderness without big crowds, independent and locally owned restaurants, shops and boutiques, as well as fellow guests and locals who share your love of Lake Louise and Banff National Park.