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Mount Louis - Hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Mount Louis ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Mount Louis?

The Mount Louis is a mountain located in Alberta, Canada. It is part of the Canadian Rockies, and is situated in Banff National Park. The mountain is 2,619 metres (8,591 feet) high, and is a popular destination for hikers and climbers. The mountain was named after Sir Louis-Amable Jetté, who was the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec from 1867 to 1873.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-115.68
51.215

What are the coordinates and address of Mount Louis?

Mount Louis
Mount Louis, Alberta T0L, Canada

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Starting Point

The Mount Louis trails are located in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Alberta. The park is located approximately 2 hours northwest of Calgary, Alberta. From Calgary, take Highway 1 (Trans-Canada Highway) west to the town of Canmore. In Canmore, take the exit for Highway 40 (the Kananaskis Trail). Follow Highway 40 south into Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. The trailhead for the Mount Louis trails is located at the end of the Mount Shark Road.

Why visit Mount Louis

The Mount Louis hike in Alberta is a great way to get outdoors and enjoy nature. The hike is moderate in difficulty, making it perfect for hikers of all levels of experience. The views from the top of the mountain are stunning, and the hike itself is full of beautiful scenery. Wildlife can also be seen on the hike, making it a truly unique experience.

Is Mount Louis in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what each family is looking for in a vacation spot. Some families might enjoy the hiking and outdoor activities available at Mount Louis, while others might prefer a more urban environment with more amenities and attractions.

Things not to be missed

Near Mount Louis in Alberta, the best activities include hiking, camping, and fishing.

1. Hiking - There are a number of hiking trails in the area, including the popular Grotto Canyon Trail.

2. Biking - There are a number of great biking trails in the area, including the Grotto Canyon Trail.

3. Fishing - The area is home to a number of great fishing spots.

4. Camping - There are a number of great camping spots in the area.

5. Wildlife Viewing - The area is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears.

Where to eat?

1. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company - Mount Louis

2. The Banff Gondola - Mount Louis

3. The Tunnel Mountain Campground - Mount Louis

4. The Johnston Canyon Campground - Mount Louis

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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