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“Scenic Drive”
Review of Icefields Parkway

Icefields Parkway
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Owner description: Scenic highway cutting through breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes.
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Although this is a long drive, it doesn't feel that way with all that there is to see and stop for along the road.

1  Thank ALRHA
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Even if you're not driving to Jasper, it's worth driving up some of the Icefields Parkway from Banff. The lakes and mountains are gorgeous, especially Bow Lake and Peyto Lake.

1  Thank businesstraveler796
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

When visiting the ice falls, be sure you go when the coach trips are not there to ensure you have quiet time to contemplate the beauty of this wonderful place.

Thank Anita C
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

You're literally surrounded by mountains on this road and you have some beautiful mountains to admire from Lake Louise all the way to Jasper. It's really worth doing.

1  Thank jaylowe
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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.

1  Thank Phillip G
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