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“Beautiful drive”
Review of Bow Valley Parkway

Bow Valley Parkway
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

This is quite simply one of the best drives ever! There are mountains, rivers, wildlife and plenty of places to stop and take pictures. Don’t be in a hurry and pay attention to signs.

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Bow Valley Parkway was an area we went through on our way to visit Lake Louise. It is an area where you are able to see much wildlife.

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Fantastic views of the Bow River, Castle Mountain, and local wildlife. Johnston Canyon is on the way, and is worth the stop. While it’s a bit of a hike, the views are worth it. Be sure you check local road rules before you go. When we went the road is closed from 9pm to 8am as wildlife become a real challenge...and we couldn’t go all the way to Lake Louise due to a road closure.

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

The bow Valley Parkway is a beautiful scenic drive with numerous pullouts for photo opportunities. You must give yourself enough time to be able to stop and see the views. Unfortunately we were on a bit of a time crunch so did not stop to take any photos of this area. BUT it is a need to if you have the time. A lot of the pullouts have bathrooms and the highway is four lane.

1  Thank Peter R
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

The Parkway was supposed to be where all the wildlife was to be seen. Maybe it was something that we said, but they certainly weren’t co-operating on the three early morning drives that we undertook. In fact we saw nothing! Clearly the wildlife knows where the tourists are and decamps elsewhere. Yoho is a much more fulfilling.

Thank Neil H
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