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Address: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 0422112852

Scenic highway cutting through breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes.

Scenic highway cutting through breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes.

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A marvellous well engineered road from Banff to Jasper, with so much scenery to enjoy. .We did it both ways.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A marvellous well engineered road from Banff to Jasper, with so much scenery to enjoy. .We did it both ways.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We drove this on a Monday starting at 10:30am to about 5:30pm in August. The weather was rainy, snow at times and cloudy. We saw no animals. We went from Banff to Athabasca Falls and down through Maligne Canyon and back to Banff. We stopped at Bow Lake, Peyto Lake/Bow Summit, the Glacier, Athabasca Falls and Maligne Canyon. There were... More 

Thank Brittney M
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a gorgeous drive between Jasper and Banff with plenty of places to stop along the way. We broke it up into a three day trip spending a couple of nights at the icefield centre. Would recommend getting a driving tour app too if you don't know which attractions to stop at.

Thank Heidi W
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been up on the glacier a few times in past years, so now consign ourselves to a stop at the discovery center. Good parking and washrooms, as well as food and gifts are available. Couple that with a commanding panoramic view of the glaciers and it is a good stop

Thank 17KAG
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This drive has it all. Amazing mountains and valleys, wildlife , and glaciers. Plan ahead as there are very few services on the parkway. The drive wasn't bad and there was less traffic the closer you got to Jasper. There were lots of sight seeing stops clearly marked along the way. Make sure you get a map of the parkway... More 

Thank Lisa M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were driving through Icefield Park this is one of the first big stops along the way. It was a cloudy day, however the scenery was stunning. The Highway is an easy drive. Well worth a day trip or more. There is a place to stay along the shores of the lake. With Glaciers in the background, Bow Lake is... More 

Thank James F
Princeton Junction, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Since so many reviews, let me spell out some specific pointers in the Jasper Banff Lake Louise Area, which could be useful Parkway Pass : We got lucky to enter the Park area in evening on way to Jasper, so had zero line and got the pass on the car in 2 minutes. In a day trip across the park,... More 

2 Thank Jitendra M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing visit: great hospitality and service by guides.. Definite return on my bucket list .definitely a " one of a kind " sight to see!!!.....

Thank Diane Y
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst the drive itself will take only 3.5 hours or so to complete (Jasper to Lake Louise), this drive deserves, nay demands more time. You should not only dedicate a full day to this drive, you should also plan every stop on the way prior to setting off (some stops are easy to miss). Let me put it this way.... More 

6 Thank Andrew K
Chesterfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our trip: Grizzly cubs eating berries on the side of the road? Check. Big-horn sheep? Check. Glaciers? Check. Beautiful rivers, creeks, lakes of ice blues, soft greens, and deep turquoise? Check. Both rushing and trickling water falls? Check. Blue skies and white puffy clouds behind snow-capped mountains? Check. Stormy clouds consuming snow capped mountains mountain tops? Check. Smaller geological rocky... More 

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