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The day we did the drive from Banff to Jasper, it had snowed heavily overnight at Banff. I was told this was the one of the most beautiful drive in the world and I was looking forward to it. Scattered with lakes and viewpoints en-route,...More
It is said to be one of the best highways in the world and i can see why . The scenery and places/lakes are well documented on trip advisor and other sites on Google. I have done quite a bit of traveling in my time...More
This is a great and easy drive. Plenty of great stops along the way that will fill your day. We saw plenty of animals in clouding bears and a Lynx on the sides of the road. Note - lately Google Maps says this drive take...More
This is the route to take if you truly want to see the splendor of the Canadian Rockies from the comfort of your car. A spectacular drive when the weather is nice, but be prepared as mountain weather can change on a dime. Also, don't...More
Scenic drive is an understatement and it's difficult to find words to describe the magnificent views along the Parkway. The road can be rough, but then you won't be going very fast as you enjoy the mountains, lakes, rivers and wild life. Plenty of places...More
Did the coach trip with Brewster from Banff to Jasper. The views are superb, information from driver (Mark) and hostess (Rebecca) was delivered in a relaxed way that added significantly to the whole experience. Trip up the glacier was to use an Americanism "awesome". Take...More
Lovely drive through the mountains from Lake Louise to Jasper. Roads completely clear in mid-May although we drove through several short snow showers. Some restaurants along the way were closed, but there are places to eat (some with limited menus).
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You have to buy a National Parks Pass to visit Jasper and Banff National Parks. These are available at the park gates or can be purchased online in advance. Once in the parks there are no charges for car parking, visiting... More
You have to buy a National Parks Pass to visit Jasper and Banff National Parks. These are available at the park gates or can be purchased online in advance. Once in the parks there are no charges for car parking, visiting scenic areas, waterfalls, hiking, etc but there are charges for “attractions” like the Lake Louise Gondola, etc
The Columbia Icefield feeds several glaciers, including the Athabasca Glacier. There is a large visitor center opposite the Athabasca Glacier. I didn't go on the glacier, but I recall seeing barriers that allow ticketholders... More
The Columbia Icefield feeds several glaciers, including the Athabasca Glacier. There is a large visitor center opposite the Athabasca Glacier. I didn't go on the glacier, but I recall seeing barriers that allow ticketholders to only go so high on the glacier.