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Lake Louise

7 Best Hikes for Families near Lake Louise, Alberta

A family-favorite destination in Banff National Park, Lake Louise has something for everyone.

Hiking Easy, Moderate

Lake Louise
Lake Louise Photo: Terry Ott


Of course you’ll want to bring your whole family to Banff National Park, where the many activities amid the natural splendor of the Canadian Rockies hold something for everyone. At Lake Louise in particular, the main attractions are, of course, the lake and the mountains, but you’ll also find a variety of accommodations, camping, dining, shopping, and other sightseeing.

When it’s time to hike, try one of these family-friendly trails in the area. All are accessible by private car or transit, all are well-traveled and safe, and all allow dogs on a leash. Not all are easy, however–you’ll find a variety of difficulties and distances in these ideal family hikes near Lake Louise.

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