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“Lovely scenic view”
Review of Bow Valley Parkway

Bow Valley Parkway
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Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Day Trip from Banff
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Lovely scenic view”
Reviewed 16 February 2012

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

Visited October 2011
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Banff
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“One of the Best Drives on the Planet”
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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Canmore, Canada
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Highway 1a”
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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London, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“wonderful in both spring and winter”
Reviewed 26 January 2012

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

Visited January 2012
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1,500 reviews
723 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 352 helpful votes
“Best winter drive in the world”
Reviewed 23 January 2012

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

Visited January 2012
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