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Banff National Park: The majesty of Lake Louise, the Plain of Six Glaciers, & Lake Agnes


1) Lake Louise:

“Lake Louise” is a name that refers to a beautiful glacial lake, a village, and a ski destination.  All of these places are in close proximity but I’ll always be using the term to describe the lake itself.  I’ve been to Lake Louise several dozen times and don’t think I”ll ever tire of visiting. 

Lake Louise is named in honor of Princess Louise Alberta, one of Queen Victoria’s daughters.  Except for the Banff town-site, this is the most visited destination in Banff National Park and it is one of the most photographed lakes in the world, with good reason.  Situated only a few miles off the Trans-Canada Highway, with a steep short drive to reach …

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