After a brief closure on Sunday afternoon, Lake Louise access was restored.

Initially, Mounties confirmed that due to overcrowding, Lake Louise proper would not be accessible unless one was a resident or has a hotel reservation.

511 Alberta had previously also stated that a traffic advisory was in place on Highway 1 in both directions near Fairview Road. 

At approximately, 6:58 p.m. the advisory was lifted. 

RCMP noted that the decision to initially close access to Lake Louise came from Parks Canada and that they were assisting in communications. 

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