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Bow Valley Parkway, Banff National Park

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Scenic Drive · Wildlife Area
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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.
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  • The Bow Valley Parkway is a 30-mile scenic road between Banff and Lake Louise. Castle Mountain Lookout and Storm Mountain Viewpoint are two of the great stops. 
    The Bow Valley Parkway is a 30-mile scenic road between Banff and Lake Louise. Castle Mountain Lookout and Storm Mountain Viewpoint are two of the great stops.  more »
  • Such an amazing drive, beautiful scenery! Entire 3 weeks never saw a bear though so gutted ha ha . Roads and pull over view points are all fantastic 
    Such an amazing drive, beautiful scenery! Entire 3 weeks never saw a bear though so gutted ha ha . Roads and pull over view points are all fantastic  more »

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