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Went here for early morning drive and stopped to have breakfast. Very peaceful and quiet- no one else around! Wouldn't go out of my way, but good spot if you're looking to experience the great outdoors of the rockies in silence.
Private, rustic camp spots with no amenities. (except porta potties) Hard to get the site you want but wonderful when you do. The drive up is one of our favorites. Better to take a truck. We will be back real soon to camp and fish....More
This is a definitely must do in your trip. You get a great view of the town from up in the mountains. We went at 8:30pm but didn't see any wildlife. It's a beautiful drive and there are some lakes. We went as far as...More
Got a tip off bears were on the spray lake road. We managed to see our 1st Grizzly! It was nearing sunset so we turned back after an hour. You need at least 3 hours to complete. The road is gravel so speed is very...More
What a journey to get to !! Its a rough and I mean a rough road not really suitable for cars, saw quite a few cars turning back. But boy was it worth it, it was so peaceful and vast and I didn't want to...More
We went up from from Canmore to try to see the elusive moose, and while we didn't see a moose, we saw a herd of very large big horn sheep running down the road, extremely cool, one of the areas was closed due to bear...More
We made the drive out from Canmore in the afternoon. Got a few good pics.
Given the road position relative to the mountains/lake, I'd suggest going in the mornings for a much greater amount of photo op's as you go down the lake. Lighting should...More