Fortress Lake is tucked away in a stunning, remote valley of the Canadian Rockies and is dominated by peaks towering a mile directly overhead and glaciers in a 360 degree “Fortress”. Fortress Lake offers some of the largest brook trout on the planet. Fortress Lake Retreat provides trophy brook trout anglers a full service lodge accommodation, semi-guided  fishing experience.  The Fortress Lake valley also provides hikers, canoeists, and kayakers a back country oasis to discover. A 25 km perimeter provides stunning lake vistas, and several hiking trails open stunning vistas of the alpine to the adventurous. Fortress Lake is kitty corner to Jasper and Banff National Parks and Lake Louise, located in the province of British Columbia’s Hamber Provincial Park, and is an integral part of the Canadian Rocky Mountains UN World Heritage Site. This remote location is accessed by helicopter. 

We invite you to escape to Fortress Lake Retreat… the Fortress Lake experience of stunning scenery, a remote valley to paddle or hike, and the trophy brook trout are all waiting.

FORTRESS LAKE RETREAT – Awarded 2011 & 2013 Orvis Endorsed Expedition of the Year as well as 2012 finalist! We were the first Canadian operation to win this award, blending well with the lake being named the “World’s best trophy brook trout destination” by Fly Fisherman Magazine and home to The finest brook trout fishing on the planet” – Canadian Fly Fisher Magazine

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Fortress Lake Retreat has a low maximum capacity of 14 guests. The cozy, comfortable cabins and cuisine enjoyed in the mountain ambience will make you feel right at home.

Please Email info@fortresslake.com