Bow Valley Parkway, Banff

4.5
#1 of 15 in Wildlife in Banff National Park
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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  • By far the best way to see Banff NP. Get off the Trans Canada Highway and immediately you're immersed in the wild. We saw loads of bears (black & grizzly), deer, moose and mountain sheep. The river...  more »
  • Unfortunately I can't change the date in to September 2015. Bow Valley Parkway and River are both a beautiful place to be. Watch out for bears or other wildlife. It's a impressive and a gorgeous...  more »
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