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Canoeing in the Rockies

Why not spend the day paddling the peaceful waters of Emerald Lake or Lake Louise? Canoeing on is an ideal way to fully appreciate the beauty and tranquility of Emerald Lake, Lake Louise or the magnificent Mount Burgess towering overhead.

Above photo credit: Banff Lake Louise Tourism / Paul Zizka Photography

Canoe Rentals

Equipment is available from Emerald Sports, located across the main bridge by the upper parking lot at Emerald Lake Lodge or from Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Canoes, paddles and life jackets can be rented by the hour, half-day or day at Emerald Sports.

Canoe rentals are available from:

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Did you know?

The impressive colour of Lake Louise and Emerald Lake comes from silt-like rock flour continually being carried into the lake by melt-water from the surrounding glaciers. The tiny particles become suspended in the water, refracting blue and green wavelengths of light.

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