This was our fave drive of the trip! We saw grizzlies, black bear, and elk. Stop at Johnston Creek while you are on the road.
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This road is always a good place to spot some wildlife - elk for sure and maybe bear or even moose. But even if the wildlife is hiding, it is a very scenic drive.
Get off the highway between Banff & lake Louise. Bears rom wild here and are often spotted along the roadside so drive carefullyand look out. We were fortunate to see 2 young Black bears feeding. Stay in you car and don't get out as they...More
What a great parkway... We saw bear and elk and the pace is so much more leisurely than taking the highway. The area is gorgeous.
Enjoy the 60km speed limit and take in the gorgeous roadside that stretches up to mountain forests and rocky snow covered peaks. We sighted some deer and am guessing there would have been more wildlife closer to dusk. A must do just to take in...More
We made several trips up and down the Bow Valley Parkway and saw 7 bears in two days. The best time to see them is before 9 am and 2-3 hours before sunset. We saw 5 grizzly bears and 2 black bears.
Was hoping to see more wild life - only saw a black bear, but seeing wildlife is hit or miss. Would definitely take the drive again.