Located in the spectacular Canadian Rockies, 45 minutes west of Banff, Lake Louise is a stunning, year-round getaway. Deer Lodge is just a short walk from the world-famous lake where activities such as hiking and, in winter months, cross-country and downhill skiing are easily accessed.

We’ve always loved our rooftop hot tub-now it’s been named one of the world’s best hot tubs with a view! See the full article here

Summer Activities

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Our knowledgeable staff will help you find activities to suit your interests, ensuring your experience in this remarkable area lives up to your grandest expectations. Explore the dozens of hiking trails around Lake Louise and the Victoria Glacier. Take a trip to the Lake Agnes Tea House, a popular destination perched 45 minutes above Lake Louise.

There are countless mountain bike trails and several road riding options in Banff and Lake Louise. Biking is an excellent way to explore this very special place. Trails range from easy to difficult and the biking season typically extends from May to October. Click here for bike rental information. Canoeing, white-water rafting or horseback riding are excellent way to explore Banff National Park.

Learn more about hiking in the Canadian Rockies. For those who love mountain biking – learn more here!

Meet a Mountie in Lake Louise!

Every Saturday & Sunday from July 5 to August 23 the RCMP Red Serge will be at Deer Lodge from 4:15 to 5:00 p.m.

July 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 and 26
August 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17 and 23

RCMP in Red Serge may cancel at any time based on priority emergency needs.

Here are some other links and information that may make your trip to the Rockies even more enjoyable:

  • For tours in and around Banff National Park, visit – our front desk staff can also book you in for any of the listed tours.
  • For more tour options in and around Banff National Park, visit – our front desk staff can also book you in for any of the listed tours, as well as assist in getting you Gondola passes, to avoid waiting in the long summer lines at the Gondola for tickets.
  • To find the best hiking and biking trails in the area, and to check the condition of those trails, visit
  • For great bike trails info, pics and descriptions, visit
  • Visit the Bow Valley Mountain Bike Alliance for more info on bike trails and safety –
  • Looking for a fun app for your mobile phone that will help you keep track of your runs or biking? Try Runtastic!
  • Interested in doing a self-guided walking tour of Lake Louise? Check out this brochure of places to stop and see, and learn more about this historic area! Learn more

Looking for something truly unique and magical to do this Christmas or New Year’s?

Learn more about what is happening at our lodges for the 2014 Christmas and New Year’s Season!

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Winter Activities

The Canadian Rocky Mountains are home to some of the best downhill and cross country skiing in North America, consistently ranked alongside Whistler/Blackcomb and Vail/Aspen. There is also a vast array of winter activities for the entire family including snow shoeing, ice walks and dog sled rides. Please find more information on the nearby ski resorts listed here:

For those planning on downhill skiing at Lake Louise Ski Area, Deer Lodge offers a free daily shuttle service to and from the hill.

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Deer Lodge can not be held responsible if shuttle is delayed due to weather or other reasons. Deer Lodge will do its utmost to adhere to the above times.

If you have any questions about our ski shuttle services, please visit the front desk.

Learn more about cross country skiing in the Rockies


Always remember to be ‘Bear Aware’ while in the National Parks. Learn more

*Photos courtesy of Paul Zizka and Banff Lake Louise Tourism

If you are looking for childcare during your stay at the lodge, click here. CRMR is not affiliated with this site, and is not responsible for any issues that may arise.