Can you swim in Lake Louise?

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Where can you swim in Lake Louise?

When it comes to swimming outdoors, Johnson Lake is a local’s favourite for swimming and floating as is a short 10-minute drive from Banff. Herbert Lake, just outside of Lake Louise on the Icefields Parkway (Highway 93 North), is another great option for swimming.

Can you swim in the lakes in Banff?

Swimming in lakes is unsupervised, so visitors swim at their own risk. Most other lakes in Banff National Park are glacier-fed, and are usually too cold for swimming.

Is Lake Louise freshwater or saltwater?

Lake Louise (named Ho-run-num-nay (Lake of the Little Fishes) by the Stoney Nakota First Nations people) is a glacial lake within Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.

Lake Louise (Alberta)

Lake Louise Ho-run-num-nay
Primary inflows Lefroy Glacier
Primary outflows Louise Creek
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 2.0 km (1.2 mi)

Why is Lake Louise water so blue?

Shrinking glaciers change lakes

Fine rock dust, produced by massive glaciers rubbing against bedrock, stays suspended in the water, reflecting light and creating the turquoise colours that Moraine Lake and Lake Louise are known for.

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