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Drive on Bow Valley Parkway, a scenic section of the Trans-Canada Highway that takes travelers from Lake Louise to Banff. Cycle or drive on the narrow, winding path, and you might spot coyotes, elks, wolves, grizzlies, and bighorn sheep. Numerous viewpoints and interpretive spots offer picturesque vistas of the wildlife-rich Bow Valley, rocky cliffs, and evergreen forests. This road provides access to many hiking trails and scenic spots, such as Johnston Canyon and Moraine Lake. To visit Bow Valley Parkway and get the most from your holiday in Banff National Park, create itinerary details personal to you using our Banff National Park trip builder app .
Tours to Bow Valley Parkway
Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Day Trip from Banff BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $142
Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
Banff National Park Tour with Lake Louise and Moraine Lake BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $68
Duration: 4 hours 15 minutes
Johnston Canyon Evening Icewalk BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $64
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Bow Valley Parkway Reviews
日本からバンクーバー、カルガリー経由で自転車を輪行し、自転車旅を楽しみました。高速道路も走ることができますが、一本内側のパークウェイは車通りも少なく、きれいな景色を存分に楽しみながら走れます。 どうやら野性動物が出るらしく、かつ自転車は獲物と同じ速度だそうなので、要注意。 more »I enjoyed cycling from Japan via Vancouver and Calgary. You can also run on the expressway, but the parkway inside is small, and you can enjoy the beautiful scenery. It seems that wild animals will come out, and the bicycle is the same speed as the prey, so be careful.
If you want to take a more scenic route take Canada 1A (Bow Valley Parkway) instead of Canada 1. The views are amazing and we were able to see a black bear up close as well as a grizzly, elk and deer. more »
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