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Address: Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Day Trip from Banff

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Johnson Canyon

Gorgeous winter wonderland hike to lower falls. Breathtaking scenes around every bend in the trail. Recommend renting spiked crampons from Banff Adventures... without them you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Gorgeous winter wonderland hike to lower falls. Breathtaking scenes around every bend in the trail. Recommend renting spiked crampons from Banff Adventures... without them you would find it very slippery.

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Banff, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This drive is a must. So many beautiful photos to be taken. Scenery is amazing. Want to do this again

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Portage, Manitoba
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love Bow Valley Parkway in any season. This year we went to Johnson Canyon and hiked to the upper falls. The scenery is breathtaking. Be sure to descend to the lower falls, duck through the little cave, and have a great view! Sometimes we continue on to the Ink Pots, but that trail is longer and more arduous so... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great drive with lots of beautiful scenery and wildlife. Great for photographers.. Many places to pull over to take pictures of the gorgeous mountains or if you are lucky enough some wildlife. Saw a beautiful elk.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an incredible drive to begin with. We also got a little lucky and were able to see a bear eating berries maybe 20 feet from the side of the road!! Was able to get some incredible pictures from this drive my girlfriend and I will now never forget!

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Thank Brian N
Espanola, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Slower speed limit but great scenery. We drove it twice there and back and on the final trip we finally saw a heard of elk eating grass. If your not in a hurry this is the route to take. It doesn't take much longer.

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Innisfail, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1st time we took it in the winter, icy but a great leisurely drive great scenery, did not stop just drove it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to come in Winter, but during a Chinook, so the weather was right at the freezing point with regular snowfall. We had a driver, so we were able to enjoy the scenery without worrying about a snowy road. Beautiful scenery and well worth the slow ride.

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This road is beautiful. Don't be in a rush, take your time and enjoy. Stop and listen to the silence, look at the beautiful forest and enjoy.

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Red Deer, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's a very scenic route through the park. Give yourself plenty of time, it's very slow going. Keep your eyes open for critters and people who don't really THINK before the park.

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