Wildlife Interpretive Centre


Our Wildlife Interpretation Centre located at the top of the Summer Gondola is the perfect place to discover what makes life in Banff National Park uniquely spectacular.

We offer interactive presentations for all ages, short themed Guided Walks around the centre and interactive displays to learn about our native wildlife and endangered species native wildlife. The Centre provides guests the opportunity to learn how to stay safe during their visit while exploring the area.

There will be interactive stations, ongoing short films and presentations in the theatre for your viewing pleasure. We provide a complimentary, interactive game where you can learn about our endangered species on the path to the Wildlife Interpretive Centre. Completion of the game comes with a certificate and the title of Junior Ranger of the Lake Louise Ski Resort.

Guided Walks

Wander around the mountain on your own or with one of our knowledgeable guides and discover firsthand the natural splendor of Lake Louise. Learn how to stay safe in bear country, how to help with conservation efforts plus keep the local wildlife safe.

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Hiking Trails

If you're looking to experience the sights and sounds of Lake Louise on foot there are several scenic hiking trails available which range from 1.7 to 3.4 km round trips. These trails, which are all located at the top of the sightseeing lift just above the wildlife corridor closure area, guarantee some of the most magnificent views in the Rockies. See the summer hiking trail map below for details.

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Disabled Traveler's Accessibility Info

It is our goal to assist individuals with disabilities to access, and enjoy all features, and facilities at the Lake Louise Gondola. Please see what we offer.

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Guided Interpretive Walks Available

Choose from three excellent guided hikes and let our professional interpreters lead you through the stunning surrounding environment.