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Address: Highway 1A, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 888-897-3777
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Activities: Kayaking, White-water rafting
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Kananaskis - good as Banff

What a beautiful drive through the Kananaskis valley. The peaks still have snow caps and the mountains are truly majestic. We have enjoyed several a hike in the area and you don't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

What a beautiful drive through the Kananaskis valley. The peaks still have snow caps and the mountains are truly majestic. We have enjoyed several a hike in the area and you don't have to pay expensive park fees. Grab a hike or a bite at the Delta Lodge and your day will be complete. If you are lucky some wildlife... More 

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Witney, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Driving through this area gives you a small idea of the vastness and beauty of the region. You can get quite high on the roads through this area, and also stop to enjoy the views or follow one of the marked trails from the road. There are a few places to stop for refreshments, but also large areas where you... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We visited the valley a year ago and it was a stunning site. The vista is so large. Massive mountains and so barren

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Drove up the long steep, dirt road into the Kananaski mountains. Was lucky enough to spot a large bull moose on the opposite side of a meadow, stayed for several hours waiting for a photo of it standing up. We got the photo. Drove back onto the main dirt track and within 5 minutes had found a young bull and... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We decided to avoid the highway and took The Kananaskis Trail. It's was a beautiful drive, through picturesque scenery, past rivers, over mountains, and through forests. There are plenty of places to stop along the way, for walks or photo opportunities. One place we stopped was Canoe Meadows. It's beside a river, with a nice forest walk down to it... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

did this drive end of august...but would be an awesome drive when colors start to change.....didn't see to much wild life on this drive but did get to see a couple of moose, one mountain sheep and some gophers....long beautiful scenic drive with so many photo opts. though the floods did change the rivers the beauty is still there.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

It was wonderful to be in the Kananaskis Valley. The expanse is breathtaking. The mountains flawless and the rivers meandering lazily. We even spotted a grizzly cub. Did not get any closer as the mama would have been around. Unfortunately the Golf Course was closed when we visited it.

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The Kananaskis Valley is a great spot. We visited in September 2013. We travelled most of the Highway, which was well maintained with some muddy sections because of the floodings last summer. The area is not as touristy as nearby Banff, but nature as pretty, maybe a bit rougher. The camping areas were mostly closed for the season. There are... More 

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Miami, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013 via mobile

That was my first time skiing, but in Kananaskis is one of the best places to skiing in the hole Canada. They had the Olympics there, so I can say that this is one of the best places to ski. There is also a amazing view of the rocky mountains and people of all around the world go there to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We visited Kananaskis Valley with family who are very familiar with the area. It was quite a drive in to get to the specific location they were after and the roads are unsealed. Plenty of parking and bathroom facilities. We snow shoed up a hiking trail there. Only saw a couple of other people during the time we were there.... More 

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Address: Address: Highway 1A, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 888-897-3777
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Kananaskis Country

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