Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park

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Take a drive on Icefields Parkway, a scenic Albertan road that connects Lake Louise with the town of Jasper. Built in 1940 and stretching for 230 km (140 mi), the highway runs along the Continental Divide and boasts stunning natural scenery. Among many scenic vistas, you can admire the vast Columbia Icefield and its array of glaciers, as well as the vibrant turquoise waters of lakes Bow and Peyto. Enjoy the views of imposing mountaintops, stop to see two picturesque cascades, and even spot a bear, elk, or moose along the way. Plan to see Icefields Parkway and other attractions that appeal to you using our Banff National Park online day trip planner.
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  • This was a great tour inclusion (even though it is very expensive) as you can walk out on a glass bridge to view the icefields, enjoy a nice meals and go on a 6-wheel drive bus onto the icefields... 
    This was a great tour inclusion (even though it is very expensive) as you can walk out on a glass bridge to view the icefields, enjoy a nice meals and go on a 6-wheel drive bus onto the icefields...  more »
  • Did the Athabascar glacier in an ice explorer vehicle then did the skywalk. Well worth doing , quite a different experience 
    Did the Athabascar glacier in an ice explorer vehicle then did the skywalk. Well worth doing , quite a different experience  more »

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