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“great alternative”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Bow Valley Parkway

Bow Valley Parkway
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Airdrie, Canada
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“great alternative”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013

The Bow Valley Pky is a great alternative to Hwy 1 between Banff and Lake Louise. Great places to stop and sight see, hike and do almost anything you want, at dusk the elk are quite active and usually closer to the road, the big horn sheep come down onto the road occasionally. If you have the time this parkway is worth the trip.

Visited January 2013
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Kent
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168 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2013

This is an excellent road if you want to get away from the Trans Canada Highway for a while. Even though we didn't get to see any animals this time around, normally its a pretty good place to spot some.

Visited February 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Just what you might have imagined.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Great views winding through the mountains and alongside the river. Cuts half an hour off the old route.

Visited August 2012
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Key West
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51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Don't miss this, if you have a car.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Absolutely beautiful. Drive slowly and stop frequently to enjoy. Although the parkway is across the river from the Trans-Can, you are in a completely different world.

Visited January 2013
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A beautiful Drive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2013

A great drive that takes you away from the highway and into the mountains, Lots of photo opportunities and wildlife spots

Visited October 2012
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