Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada
Banff National Park travel guide
Tourism in Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada
Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada is a small resort village and activity destination located in the Rocky Mountains in Banff National Park. The village is situated on the banks of the Bow River surrounded by alpine lakes, hanging glaciers, roaming wildlife and mountain peaks.
Lake Louise is central to many popular activities in every season - sun and snow. Being that the village is central in the park there are many nearby rivers, lakes, trails, gravel roads, alpine valleys, mountain ridges - north and south of the village - to explore.
Adventure is part of life in Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada. People plan for, prepare and enjoy self guided and guided adventures year round. There are guided adventure companies too which assist in providing the planning, equipment, experience and instruction for a safe adventure.
Some of the summer activities enjoyed in the region of Lake Louise, Alberta include kayaking, canoeing, boating, rafting, fishing, hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, mountain biking, cycling, rock climbing, picnicking, birdwatching and others.
After the snow has fallen and temperatures have dropped, Lake Louise is a winter wonderland of activity. Some of the winter activities include cross country skiing, downhill skiing, snowboarding, heli skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, ice climbing and snowshoeing.
There are services, shops and stores located in the local village mall and along some of the main roads, near and around, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada. Some of the services important to travelers located in Lake Louise include accommodations, tours, guides, grocery store, gas station, coffee shop, restaurants, post office, bank and coffee shop.