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“Lovely scenic view”
Review of Bow Valley Parkway

Bow Valley Parkway
Reviewed 16 February 2012

Slower paced and lovely views and scenery, Great opportunity to see wildlife and interesting spots along the way

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Reviewed 15 February 2012

Beautiful drive!! Go slow and enjoy the scenery and wildlife. Pretty normal to see elk, mountain sheep, and coyotes. Once out of every 5 trips we see a bear.

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Reviewed 5 February 2012

I live in the bow valley and drive on the parkway almost daily while i work.From Banff to Lake louise you could make it an entire day trip if you TAKE YOUR TIME!The amount of tourists i see speeding buy me is crazy.I have seen grizzly and black bears,sheep,elk,eagles and even wolves.Depending on the time of year you may be lucky enough to see some babies.Nothing cuter than wolf pups.With many turn offs and viewing areas be sure to pack a lunch.

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Reviewed 26 January 2012

We have seen this parkwat in 2 seasons, mostly in january when visiting for our annual ski trip.

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Reviewed 23 January 2012

Hard to believe any place can top this for its extraordinary views.

1  Thank david n
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