Takakkawa Falls- Lake Louise


Second highest water fall in western canada at 385m (1,260ft), the Cree name TAKAKKAWA is translated as “it is magnificent” . The winter time ice build up can be impressive as is the whole valley.

Trail Details
TRAILHEAD Driving west from Lake Louise on the #1 highway . As you come down the hill onto the Kicking Horse River , just before Field there is a turn off to the right with a short drive to a parking area.
ROUTE The route is13 km up the summer road from the #1 Highway. Can’t miss it.
EQUIPMENT Light touring skis will do best, if there has been enough traffic to pack the track then Cross Country gear can do.
DISTANCE 13 km one way
ELEVATION GAIN Currently no data available.
TIMES 2+ HRS IN, 1+ hrs out