Hiking, canoeing, horseback riding and more are just minutes from the Lake Louise Inn.
Summer in the Canadian Rockies offers endless activities amid incredible natural beauty. Experience soaring mountains, deep valleys and reflective lakes. Hiking, cycling, canoeing, fishing, climbing, sightseeing…it's an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise!
With over 150 kilometres of trails easily accessible from Lake Louise Inn, there is always more to see and do! Begin with a trail map, check the conditions and set a personal challenge. Self-guided walking tour maps are also available in the hotel lobby. Go at your own pace and discover the historical buildings in the area. For guided hikes, try Great Divide Nature Interpretation.
Explore faster and further and enjoy the thrill of rushing through nature! Bring a bicycle from home, or rent one from Wilson Mountain Sports in the Village of Lake Louise. See the Banff National Park Mountain Biking and Cycling Guide for a list of trails and rides.
For a scenic drive, consider the Icefields Parkway, the Bow Valley Parkway or a drive through Yoho National Park. Takakaw Falls, one of Canada’s highest waterfalls, Spiral Tunnels, an amazing engineering feat, and Johnston Canyon are just a few of the dramatic views and points of interests.
What better way to experience the Rockies than with a guided tour, conveniently departing right from Lake Louise Inn. With Brewster Travel Canada, get close to lakes, waterfalls and icefields or choose a helicopter ride for a panoramic view. Discover Banff Tours offers personalized activities and tours. Create a perfect day away by adding sightseeing, boating, cave touring, horseback riding and more.
More Outdoor Adventure
Choose from a variety of other summer activities for the ideal mix of adventure, nature, wilderness and thrill.
Push to the limit by climbing in the Rockies! Mountains near Lake Louise offer the opportunity to scramble to the peak (an easy climb using just hands and feet) or get out the gear to try the more serious alpine faces. Try the challenge at Mount Fairview or Mount Temple for spectacular views or visit the Lake Louise Visitor Centre
in the Village for more ideas.
Take a short trip from Lake Louise Inn to find world-famous fly-fishing and lake fishing. Permits are required and available for one day or one year. Fishing tours and guides will help find your perfect spot. Banff Fishing Unlimited
offers guiding in the lakes and rivers of Lake Louise. Alpine Anglers
specializes in fly-fishing in the Upper Bow Valley.
Get wet and wild rafting down the rivers near Lake Louise. Choose from easy and fun class II rapids or challenging and splashy class IV rapids for your ideal heart-pumping adventure. Guided trips and gear are offered by Wild Water Adventures
Established more than 30 years ago, the Mountain Escape Program by Lake Louise Inn is a program of outdoor fitness, yoga and mountain hiking, all wrapped up in a resort getaway for women.
Choose from a 2 or 5 day program. Schedule some time for yourself, bring your favourite women friends and celebrate life! Visit www.mountainescape.com for more information and program dates.