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Icefields Parkway

The Most Spectacular Journey in the World!

To travel the Icefields Parkway is to experience one of Canada's national treasures and most rewarding destinations. Stretching 232km (144mi.) through the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site, this world-class journey offers access to a vast wilderness of pristine mountain lakes, ancient glaciers and broad sweeping valleys. This special travel route winds its way through two national parks, boasting a unique and irreplaceable landscape rich in history and natural beauty second to none.


Whether traveling by car, bus, bike, or on foot, this road trip of a lifetime offers the opportunity to see diverse wildlife, stop at majestic viewpoints and view interpretive displays. This is more that just traveling a mountain road; it's a journey of the self and a celebration of protected wilderness grandeur.

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