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Welcome to Lake Louise ...

A typical abbreviation for Lake Louise: Lk. Louise

Lake Louise is 5,330 feet [1,625 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Lake Louise is 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Lake Louise lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: MST- Heure Normale des Rocheuses (HNR), MDT- Heure Avancée des Rocheuses (HAR).

Note: If you travel west from Lake Louise, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

Telephone area codes for Lake Louise: (403) & (587)<2>

Communities near Lake Louise ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Stephen   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the West (W) of Lake Louise

Field   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Lake Louise

Leanchoil   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Lake Louise

Bankhead   [Map]

Lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Lake Louise

McMurdo   [Map]

Lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Lake Louise

Parson   [Map]

Lies 31 miles [49.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Lake Louise

Banff   [Map]

Lies 32 miles [51.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Lake Louise

Anthracite   [Map]

Lies 33 miles [53.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Lake Louise

Nicholson   [Map]

Lies 33 miles [53.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Lake Louise

Golden   [Map]

Lies 34 miles [54.7 km] to the West (W) of Lake Louise

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Lake Louise.

Communities Also Named Lake Louise ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Lake Louise - they are located in Alaska and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lake Louise.

Websites for Lake Louise ...

Official Website: www.discoverlakelouise.com/

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lake Louise. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lake Louise:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake Louise ...

Looking for more information about Lake Louise? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lake Louise, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lake Louise.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lake Louise: www.discoverlakelouise.com/

The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lake Louise - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (587) is an overlay for area code (403).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lake Louise) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lake Louise. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lake Louise

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Louise. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 51.4333, Longitude: -116.1833     [Map].

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