Overview: The lodge is situated in Banff National Park in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The Arthur Erickson designed lodge is a post-and-beam log structure graced with grand windows providing breathtaking vistas of the snow-capped mountains and glacier-fed lake. An altitude of 6,300 feet puts you in the very heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Guests are steeped in a natural setting that offers canoeing, hiking, nature-watching, climbing and photography. Dining ranges from high-country elegant to Rocky Mountain casual. Steps from their rooms, guests staying at the lodge are treated to the stunning beauty and pristine splendor of the iridescent turquoise-coloured Moraine Lake and the Valley of the Ten Peaks, a sight visitors from all over the world come to see. Open June through to the end of September, The lodge, near Lake Louise, is 40 miles (65 km) from Banff, Alberta. The area is abundant in spectacular sights, activities and geological history. For lodging in the Lake Louise, Canada area, this Canadian Rocky Mountain resort offers an unmatched getaway.
Sightseeing: The lodge offers complimentary canoe rentals and naturalist-guided hikes to all overnight guests. The resident naturalists plan and lead interpretive adventures that are safe, informative and entertaining for all ages. Every evening local guides present lively interpretive shows highlighting the history, geology and geography of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.
Evening shows include:
The Wonder of Water: Meet four "wonder of water" creatures that reveal what you need to know about water ecosystems here in Banff, and by extension, anywhere. These critters overcome the challenges of living in a watery environment with ease and grace. And each one has a story to tell about the connection between water and land, between themselves and us. Rocky Mountain Madness: would you like to catch the most desirable disease in the world? Rocky Mountain Madness usually strikes visitors quickly, with symptoms like Shutterbugitis and Ascendophilia. Join in the fun and find out why the Rockies have always been contagious - now and in the past. Grizzly Groceries, a Gourmet Tour: For every novel food source used by the grizzly bears of North America there is a fascinating story to be told about grizzly biology and conservation. We'll visit five important grizzly grocery stores, including the Salmon Superstore, Rocky Mountain Berry Stand, and the I.G.G.A.! Romance in the Rockies: Why settle for an ordinary romantic setting when you've got these fabulous mountains?! The nature and history of the Canadian Rockies provide the best ingredients in the world for romance. We unveil the recipe in the Ultimate Rocky Mountain date kit! The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Ungulates: A Show About Hoofed Mammals. What if the craze for business management books were to spread to the animal world? Find out in this funny and insightful show that highlights why elk, moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goats and our other hoofed critters are so successful in the Canadian Rockies. The NJ Academy Awards: Join us for an awards show! We are honouring the research that has transformed our understanding of nature and our national parks - research that has really blown our minds. Three fabulous projects with receive the coveted "NJ" award statue and the audience will be asked to vote on the three People's Choice Awards.