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Address: , Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Description: Massive glacier surrounded by forest: a popular scenic spot among tourists.
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We had a short stop to take some photos of Crowfoot Glacier. What a great view! It was very interesting to read the information indicating that a century ago when the glacier was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
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Forster, Australia

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Joliet
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Just pull over and take pictures! Great quick stop. Easy to view and find. You will have a great view of the glacier melt and the beautiful water.

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Forster, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We had a short stop to take some photos of Crowfoot Glacier. What a great view! It was very interesting to read the information indicating that a century ago when the glacier was named, three toes of ice clung to the mountain. Since then the lower toe has melted away and the middle toe is slowly disappearing. I am only... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

If you are driving down the highway this place is a pit stop that offers a good view of Crowfoot glacier. I was there in July and the sight was nothing awesome. A five minute stop to click a few pics and then off you go.........

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Wollongong, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The glacier is barely visible in the snow especially fresh snow which had fallen in the previous two days. However the view of the area was beautiful in the snow and must be something else in summer. Banff National Park is awesome in snow

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

If you are visiting Lake Louise, you should plan to have you lunch or atleast a cup of coffee in this place. We always drive to the glacier to spend some time in front of the lake and quiet atmosphere. Just a treat to the eyes.

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Medford, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

If you are vacationing in Banff or Lake Louise, take a 30 minute drive North on Hwy 93 to see this wonder. You view it from the roadside and it is such a beauty.

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We stopped here on our way to the Ice fields discovery centre. What an amazing area to pull up and see the glacier across from you with the mountains, trees and lake as well. This is a splendid view and has a nice area to pull into. It seems if you have a little more time than we did there... More 

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India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I visited this place in July 2013 with my family! This place was just an half an hour stop during our journey to Banff! When we just stepped into this place, we were just stunned by its beauty! It was hard to believe that such a beautiful lake was just a couple of steps away from us! Crystal clear turquoise... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Unfortunately with global warning I guess, this crow is missing one toe?! or however you want to call it!! So it was not so easy to understand, but can be easily be spotted from the main road. You can take a brief stop, take some pictures and go.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

My wife and I visited this glacier during a November drive on the Icefields Parkway, and it was interesting to see this again after a few trips down the Parkway in earlier years. One of the "toes" is missing (and had been on earlier trips also), now that our planet is warming, and it would have been more interesting if... More 

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