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Book an unforgettable stay at one of the Canadian Rockies' most beloved backcountry lodges. Or drop by while exploring nearby valleys and alpine meadows to pay homage to the birthplace of ski tourism. Admire the lodge for its beautiful rustic design and enjoy the neighbouring trails in both summer and winter.
Skoki Valley (accessible on foot only) is 15 km from the Fish Creek parking lot or 11 km from Temple Lodge (registered guests only) parking lot in Banff National Park, Alberta.
By car and on foot
Skoki Lodge National Historic Site can be reached only on foot. It is 15 kilometres from the Fish Creek parking area near the hamlet of Lake Louise. It is 11 kilometres from the Temple parking area, reserved for registered guests of Skoki Lodge only.
To reach the parking lot, follow the Trans-Canada Highway to Lake Louise. Take Whitehorn Drive east for ~1.8 km then turn right for the Fish Creek parking area. Walk or ski up the 4 km access road to the Temple parking area then follow the well-travelled trail to Boulder Pass, Deception Pass and Skoki Lodge.
Please note that mountain bikes are not permitted on the road between the Fish Creek and Temple parking areas.