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Icefields Parkway

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Address: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 0422112852
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Scenic highway cutting through breathtakingly beautiful mountain...

Scenic highway cutting through breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes.

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What can you say - you saw it all before you came via the net; and yet, the reality is stunning even in indifferent June weather as we had. Attraction after attraction... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Horsham, United Kingdom

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What can you say - you saw it all before you came via the net; and yet, the reality is stunning even in indifferent June weather as we had. Attraction after attraction, gobsmacking view after view - all Nature is here. One slight disappointment; the pine trees are getting a bit tall at many places along the way and actually... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove out late October before lunchtime for a scenic drive. We were treated to fantastic views and even more amazing stops! We were with young children, so we had limited time. It started snowing lightly as we approached the Peyto Lake viewdeck at Bow Summit. Coming from a tropical country, this was such a treat for our children. We... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are different stops along the parkway, you can stop at different lookout and take good photo. We traveled from south to north, it took us almost a half day to arrive the Icefield center and we had to go back the other day to visit the skywalk and glacier walk.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driving south from Jasper this road is simply one of the most scenic we have seen. You could stop at every bend to take more photos of mountains and lakes, simply breathtaking. We would definitely take this road again. Lake Louise and Banff are of course very scenic in their own right but the road is the star for us.

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Nokomis, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I drove from Banff to Jasper in the beginning of Sept. 2015. We had snow on the way! I haven't driven in snow for 35 years. The entire drive is breathtaking. The woods, lakes, river, glacier and mountains. Best mountain views we have ever seen so far. Beats the Rockies in Colorado, Wyoming and, yes, even Glacier... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a drive. Slow down, catch the eye-watering views and stop frequently to take photographs because you just won't do the landscape justice shooting your camera while travelling.

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Drove both ways on this road.This is a " must do" once in a lifetime !!! No Lorries are allowed on this road (Highway 93) Route runs from Jasper towards Banff (technically,it joins the Trans Canada Highway near Lake Louise ),so the Parkway is about 230 kilometres (about a further 70 k to Banff) Leaflets showing the route & things... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

A must do drive - rated in the Top 10 most beautiful drives and I could see why. I drove the Icefields parkway in Oct 2015 - I took a day to drive the route stopping along the way in the various pull outs and also off the main road to some of the more popular attractions. I took a... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We stopped SO many times for photo ops and just to drink in the beauty of this trip. We loved it so much we're going again next year!

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Irwin, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

A couple of hundred miles of the prettiest mountains in the world. A photographers nirvana replete with jagged mountains, glacial lakes and rivers and wildlife. I will never get enough of it.

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