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May 27, 2018
“Nice relatively isolated lake and drive”
Sep 13, 2017
“Calm and quiet, but not spectacular! ”
Kananskis Valley, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Wife and I drove out there at dusk hoping to see some wildlife. Nice views. Saw some deer, a beaver, and some birds. Gravel roads and a little bumpy. Nice drive to get out of town a bit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sean A
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank 668nickyw
Reviewed July 13, 2017

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

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank TravellingFishPants
Reviewed May 27, 2017

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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Brooke B
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank clairedmj
Reviewed October 7, 2016

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

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank sjames03
Reviewed August 3, 2016

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

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Roddy66
Reviewed July 18, 2016

The drive is on a gravel road without a lot of traffic but the scenery is pristine and we even had the opportunity to see a black bear walking alongside the road.

Date of experience: July 2016
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Stopped up there briefly to check out the lake. The road up/down is a bit sketchy. Drive slowly and carefully. Beautiful Lake and spot to have lunch.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Racheal B
Reviewed October 8, 2015

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

Date of experience: October 2015
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