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Review of Icefields Parkway

Icefields Parkway
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Owner description: Scenic highway cutting through breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes.
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This was probably the fourth time I've been to Banff but only the first time I've seen this section of the park. We came through Banff from Jasper and the sections of the drive on either side of the Columbia Icefields is the best forty miles I've ever seen. Towering granite peaks on either side fronted by vast valleys, meadows and rivers. We managed to turn a two hour drive into a four hour drive because we repeatedly stopped to take a photo or to explore a nearby attraction.

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

Awesome drive from Lake Louise to Jasper....so many beautiful sights. This was a highlight of our Canada trip. Waterfalls, lakes, mountains, glaciers and a big black bear that walked out on the road in front of the car. Biggest bear we have ever seen! So much to see, took us all day. Got to Jasper and had a ice dinner and headed back towards Banff. So many photo ops!

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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Did this drive with family of four from Canmore. Will take a good 2 hours each way but well worth it. We turned around at the Athabaskan Glacier. Incredible views both ways with lots of great picture opportunities.

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

This was quite an experience to thunj you were actually walking on the glacier. The set-upis very well run though I would have like more time on the glacier.I was expectng it to be very slippery but it was ok. Sadly I think thr glacier will be gone as it has already shrunk a lot in size.

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

This has to be a contender for the most scenic drive anywhere. It can take us nine hours just to get from Lake Louise to Jasper. Mountains, Glaciers, lakes, rivers, waterfalls and wildlife, it has it all. Many of the main attractions are by the roadside or just a short walk away, it has so many wonders, keep your concentration and your camera handy. Take your time and enjoy the sights.

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