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Skating on Lake Louise

Visit one of the world’s most incredible skating rinks

Skating on Lake Louise in Banff & Jasper National Parks - Best Time
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Beautiful Lake Louise surrounded by the snowy Rocky Mountains and the massive Victoria Glacier is a dream skating rink. From mid-December to mid-April, it welcomes all skating enthusiasts. Enjoy the whole day outdoors in one of the most picturesque national parks in North America.

Skating on Lake Louise in Banff & Jasper National Parks - Best Season

To make it even more spectacular, an amazing ice castle is built on the lake every year. The rink is cleared daily, so you don’t need to worry about snowfalls. Hockey enthusiasts will also find the perfect setting to play their favourite game.

Best time for Skating on Lake Louise in Banff & Jasper National Parks

Lake Louise offers a truly stunning surrounding and was named as one of the 10 most beautiful skating rinks in the world. Every winter, the Ice Magic Festival takes place here, giving you the opportunity to watch ice carvers create their masterpieces in person.

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