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Address: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Description: Massive glacier surrounded by forest: a popular scenic spot among tourists.
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$192*
and up
Columbia Icefield Tour including the Glacier Skywalk from Banff

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Beautiful scenery of Canada

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2014
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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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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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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Bristol, 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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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

This somewhat interesting and mildly scenic glacier was located on the Icefields Parkway about 32 km northwest of Lake Louise. Several small turnouts permitted stops for viewing. Although the glacier was reputedly about 1.5 square kilometers, little of its surface was easily visible from alongside the highway. On the day we stopped to see it, many slow-moving, low-hanging, snow-laden clouds... More 

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Clackamas, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

I might not have named this glacier Crowfoot, but even with one missing toe I can easily see the namesake, and it's definitely appropriate.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012 via mobile

We stopped for a picture here, one of many on our drive. Great view. If you're driving by, worth a stop to enjoy.

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