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Icefields Parkway

Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Scenic highway cutting through breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Haven:t driven the Parkway for a few years.... I was heading back to Edmonton so decided to take the long way home from Lake Louise So glad I did. The sky was Alberta blue the traffic was light and the views were spectacular. I stopped...More

Thank George T
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's nearly impossible to describe the beauty of the mountains, rivers, streams, forests, and glaciers. One stunning sight after another. Not to be missed. Just keep marveling at nature and you won't notice how rough the road is.

Thank Pat P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing drive in our rental RV in which we stayed overnight at the Discovery Centre for free! The scenery is amazing and coming from Scotland very familiar albeit on a somewhat more majestic scale. As 1 Canadian put it, like Scotland on steroids, lol. It...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dirving up the Icefields Parkway we went very slow so we wouldn't miss a thing! Starting with Lakes near the beginning and then heading into the mountains and Glaciers. The majestic, snow civered mountains and Glaciers kept us captivated. We ended at the Icefields Discovery...More

Thank MisterMike53
Reviewed 1 week ago

You might wonder why someone would write a review about a highway! Well, this isn't just any highway, this is a road that connects Banff to Lake Louise to Jasper. I have no doubt that this is THE most beautiful and scenic road you will...More

1  Thank IzzyEdmonton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second trip down the Icefields Parkway. We were joined by friends on a cruise to Alaska and talked them out of a side trip to Denali, in order to take the drive thru the Canadian Rockies and they were very happy they...More

1  Thank mcarbaugh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The roadside views of glaciers, waterfalls, mountains and valleys are just awesome. We stopped at every turn off and we drove both North and South. We seemed to enjoy going South even more than North.

1  Thank TeacherEngineer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is truly one of the most beautiful roads in the world, you see glaciers, lakes, waterfalls and wildlife and many more things. Behind every curve is another stunning view. We drove from Lake Louise to Jasper it took at least 4 hours with many...More

1  Thank N H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many argue the journey from Lake Louise to Jasper is the most scenic drive you can ever take, and being an Albertan I never truly had the opportunity to witness it until our camping trip. For those visiting us from other parts of the world,...More

6  Thank jjluke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will never forget these views. I couldn't believe as you continued to drive the scenery just got better and better. Memorable experience. Just ticked another off the bucket list. Brilliant

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August 8, 2017|
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Response from MTWOODSON76 | Reviewed this property |
Not this year. The Parks are free because of their big anniversary.
Shell R
July 19, 2017|
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Response from leonlafreniere | Reviewed this property |
The Trans Canada Hwy has fences along the sides and special crossover bridges to keep the wildlife off the highway to avoid accidents with vehicles. Consequently you won't see wildlife on the Trans Canada between Banff and... More
Sally F
June 5, 2017|
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Response from Jeffrey D | Reviewed this property |
I love the Canadian Rockies and have driven the Icefields Parkway twice in both directions to and from Banff to Jasper . It's one of my favorite drives, particularly by motorcycle. However, the Athabasca Glacier has... More