Definitely take this route when driving between Canmore and Lake Louise instead of taking the highway.
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We drove thur Kananaskis Country twice. On 09-04-17 we drove north, due to forest fires mountains were somewhat hazy. On this drive we took Smith Dorrien Spray Trail into Canmore, A very dusty and rough gravel road of about 35 miles. On the trip north...More
Not knowing what to expect, we visited Kananaskis Valley. We visited Mt Lorette ponds. It's an easy walk around a pond via walkway/boardwalk. It's peaceful and gorgeous. There's not much there if you want to go sightseeing. You can grab a bite to eat and...More
this was where we were staying so we had to walk in this area , more for the seasoned hiker than a novice but worth the views
Just driving through this area is great. You're surrounded by mountains on all sides, and can just breathe in the mountain air and see the clear water.
All of my valley views were from the roadway as I drove through, and I've added a return visit because the formations are so unusual. Other places to include in your itinerary: Bar U Ranch, Canmore
Gorgeous road, with many points of interest. Truly breath taking. take the time to do this drive. You truly wont regret it, there is something around every single corner. Take your time and enjoy every moment.
A bad day in the Kananaskis Valley is better than a good day at work! Firstly, it's free to enter the valley! Secondly, the road is great for driving or cycling, well paved and maintained. Thirdly, the views throughout the area are amazing, gorgeous mountains,...More
We actually stayed at the Delta Marriott Hotel in Kananaskis Valley, but if you are staying in Canmore or Banff, this is a drive you need to take. Beautiful snow-capped mountains (in June), beautiful rivers, and just unbelievable sights.