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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 River Rafting Adventure
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Beauty without tourists!

Beautiful mountains and endless blue lakes along this gravel road to the lakes. No tour busses, no huge volumes of tourists, only serious hikers. Along the way we saw deer... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Palo Alto, California
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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Beautiful mountains and endless blue lakes along this gravel road to the lakes. No tour busses, no huge volumes of tourists, only serious hikers. Along the way we saw deer crossing the road and mountain goats!

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Hyderabad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Kananaskis County or K County, as locals prefer to call it fondly,is really a Shangrila, a natural terrain with the right proportions of towering mountains, forested valleys,gurgling streams, gushing rivers and serene lakes faithfully reflecting the peaks around. When I first prepared my itinerary for the Western leg of our Trans Canada Road Odyssey from Toronto to the Rockies and... More 

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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
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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Address: Highway 1A, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 888-897-3777
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Kananaskis Country

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