Is Lake Louise open to tourists?

Visitor services are available at the Banff and Lake Louise Visitor Centres in person, by phone or email. The Cave and Basin National Historic Site, Banff Upper Hot Springs and Banff Park Museum are open. Most public washroom facilities are open throughout the park.

Is Lake Louise open for visitors?

When to visit. Lake Louise is one of Canada’s most popular destinations. Planning ahead is essential! … Lake Louise Village and the Lake Louise Lakeshore are open year-round.

Are visitors allowed in Banff?

Banff Visitor centre

Visitors are encouraged to reach out to our Visitor Centre staff virtually for trip planning questions and to find out more information about the park over the phone (1-403-762-1550) or via email (

Do you need a pass to enter Lake Louise?

Do I need a pass? All visitors to Banff National Park are required to have a valid National Park Pass, regardless of the mode of travel. Park passes can be purchased online, at the park gates if driving to the park, or in person at the Visitor Center in Banff and Lake Louise.

Is Lake Louise closing?

These dates are subject to change at Lake Louise’s discretion based on weather and snowfall.

Opening and Closing Dates. Lake LouiseOpen.

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Season Opening Closing
20/21 Oct 29 2020 May 02 2021
19/20 Nov 08 2019 Mar 17 2020 *
18/19 Nov 09 2018 May 05 2019
17/18 Nov 07 2017 May 06 2018

Why is Moraine Lake closed?

The road to Moraine Lake is closed during the winter due to heavy snowfall and high avalanche risk. Depending on the conditions, the road opens sometime between the third week of May and the first week of June and closes in October after the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend (the second Monday in October).

Is Moraine Lake open right now?

Moraine Lake Road is open mid-June through mid-October. Arrive before 9 a.m. or after 5 p.m. in July, August, and September.

Can you swim in Lake Louise?

Technically yes, you can swim at Lake Louise, but it probably won’t be for long. The water temperature rarely gets above 4°C, meaning you only have about 15 minutes or so until you start to become hypothermic.

When should I go to Lake Louise?

Best Time of Day to Visit Lake Louise

The best time of day to visit Lake Louise is either early in the morning or later in the evening. I would recommend arriving no later than 9am-10am for the morning and 6pm or later for the evening.

How much is a taxi from Banff to Lake Louise?

The quickest way to get from Banff to Lake Louise is to taxi which costs $140 – $180 and takes 44 min.