Best trails in Lake Louise

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Looking for a great trail near Lake Louise, Alberta? AllTrails has 194 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Banff National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Eagle Creek Natural Area. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 96 hard trails in Lake Louise ranging from 2.9 to 81.3 km and from 1,357 to 3,510 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Lake Louise
Top trails (194)
#1 - Plain of the Six Glaciers Trail
Banff National Park
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Length: 14.6 km • Est. 4 h 58 m
From the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, follow the lake shore to the back of the valley. Stop at the teahouse for a cup of tea and watch for mountain goats and glaciers.Show more
#2 - Lake Agnes Trail
Banff National Park
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Length: 7.6 km • Est. 2 h 51 m
The Lake Agnes Trail is an accessible and relatively short hike up to the Lake Agnes Tea House which was built by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1901 as a refuge for hikers. The trail has an elevatioShow more
#3 - Sentinel Pass via Larch Valley Trail
Banff National Park
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Length: 10.9 km • Est. 4 h 30 m
NOTE: The parking lot at Moraine Lake fills up early in the morning. Once it fills up, Parks Canada closes the road and makes people utilize the shuttle to reach the lake. Show more
#4 - Moraine Lake Rockpile Trail
Banff National Park
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Length: 0.8 km • Est. 13 m
Note: As of May 13th, 2019, there are reports of closures on this trail. Please check with Banff National Park before proceeding. This trail is popular and is heavily trafficked. Arrive early for parkShow more
#5 - Johnston Canyon Trail to Upper Falls
Banff National Park
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Length: 5.0 km • Est. 1 h 46 m
Please note: Although this trail is open for recreation, visitors are not allowed to drive or park in the area due to COVID-19 concerns. Hikers must either walk or ride a bike to trailheads. Please chShow more
#6 - Moraine Lake Shoreline Trail
Banff National Park
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Length: 2.9 km • Est. 1 h 5 m
Seasonal closures and restrictions apply to this trail. Please check ahead before setting out for the hike. Show more
#7 - Devils Thumb Via Lake Agnes Trail
Banff National Park
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Length: 11.9 km • Est. 4 h 56 m
Devils Thumb Via Lake Agnes Trail is a 11.9 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primaShow more
#8 - Bow Glacier Falls Trail
Banff National Park
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Length: 8.7 km • Est. 2 h 46 m
Bow Glacier Falls Trail runs along the shores of Bow Lake. Featuring the ice-blue glacial Bow Lake and stunning panoramic views of its headwaters. The trail starts at the Num-Ti-Jah Lodge just off HShow more
#9 - The Big Beehive Trail
Banff National Park
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Length: 10.3 km • Est. 4 h 1 m
Note: The way up to Lake Agnes is the easy to moderate part of the trail; however, when trying to scale to the top from Lake Agnes is where things get quite tricky. About halfway up it gets steep and Show more
#10 - Beehive Circuit Trail
Banff National Park
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Length: 13.0 km • Est. 5 h 17 m
Beehive Circuit Trail is a 13.0 kilometer heavily trafficked loop trail located near Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking,Show more
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