Loved it. So beautiful. The wind whips off the glacier so wear a warm coat and a hat or earmuffs to protect your ears. Even on the hot day we went. It's a fair hike so wear good shoes. My son loved drinking the glacier...More
About Icefields Parkway
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This is one of the most amazing drives that you can take. Take time and stop along the way to enjo the mountains and scenery. There are waterfalls, lakes, glaciers, and wildlife along the way. This is a must see and do Drive!
You are driving through the most beautiful mountains on both sides on well paved roads. The road gets a little bumpy at times but I'd rather have a bumpy road than construction delays. To get from Lake Louise to jasper can be done in about...More
Opportunity ride in a special vehicle onto a glacier and take a walk on the ice. Guide explains about the glacier. Staging building has full services and additional information.
We drive from Jasper to Banff and stopped off at the icefields parkway. 100% worth a stop even if only briefly, we parked opposite the main building right next to the glacier. Absolutely amazing to see really beautiful. We went late august and it was...More
We left Lake Louise on a Brewster Bus Tour along the Ice Field Parkway to the Ice Field Center to enjoy exploring the Athabasca Glacier on huge Ice Field Explorer vehicles. We had no idea how captivating this journey would be. Mile after mile on...More
This is one of the most beautiful highways in the world, I think. Get a map at a visitors' center in Banff, Lake Louise or in Jasper so you know where the sites are and what they offer (vista, washroom, food, etc.) and take your...More
An amazing stretch of road. Be sure to self-drive along this parkway and take your time stopping at all the attractions along the way. Allow two days on the parkway, one going to Jasper, and another coming back to Banff, it's definitely worth it!
I planned the drive to Jasper & back over 2 days to get the full experience of this parkway, and with overcast and wildfires smoke on both days, the vista was not as impressive, but I could imagine it far more spectacular set to blue...More