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Lake Louise Fall Festival

Lake-Louise-Fall-Festival

Horseback Riding to Plain of Six Glaciers Tea House in Lake Louise (photo: Banff Lake Louise Tourism and Paul Zizka)

 

Sept 5 to Oct 5
BanffLakeLouise.com/FallFestival

 

There is no better time to see the scenic splendor of Canada’s most famous lake (with its iconic Victoria Glacier backdrop) than during this month of special events that include:
Sept 6: Photography Workshop: What Can I Do to Make My Photos Special? (Parks Canada and Banff Photography)
Sept 6 and 13: Guided Interpretive Hike at Bow Glacier Falls trail with Yoga and Meditation (Parks Canada)
Sept 6, 7, 14, 20 and 21: Special All Day Horseback Trail Rides (Brewster Lake Louise Stables)
Sept 20: Photographing the Fall Landscape (Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola)
Sept 20 & 21: Bear with Me Presentation by Casey Anderson (Sept 20, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise; Sept 21 Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola)
Sept 20 & 27: Autumn Glory: The Secrets of the Alpine Larch Tree (Great Divide Nature Interpretation)
Sept 21: To Burn or Not to Burn? (Parks Canada at Lake Louise Visitor Centre Theatre)

 

From mid September to early October, alpine larch tree needles blaze yellow-gold before they shed for the winter. These Lake Louise walking and hiking trails are recommended for their exquisite fall colors:
Larch Valley to Minnestimma Lakes: 4.3 km one way; 535m elevation gain; 3.5 to 4 hour round trip
Plain of Six Glaciers Tea House: 5.5 km one way; 420m elevation gain, 4 to 5 hour round trip
Lake Agnes Tea House: 3.4 km one way; 385m elevation gain; 2 to 3 hour round trip
Saddleback: 3.7 km one way; 595m elevation gain; 3 to 4 hour round trip
Taylor Lake: 6.3 km one way; 585m elevation gain; 4 to 5 hour round trip
Boulder Pass: 8.6 km to pass; 640m elevation gain; 6 to 7 hour round trip
Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola Trails: Kicking Horse Pass Viewpoint; 1.7 km round trip; 50m elevation gain / Ptarmigan Valley Viewpoint; 3.4 km round trip; 280m elevation gain; Pika Trail; 2.5 km round trip; 140m elevation gain

 

Ongoing summer and fall activities at Lake Louise include:
Hiking
Dining

 

Return to Lake Louise in winter for additional activities that include:

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