Some aspects of Parks Canada's 3-year pilot project for seasonal, vehicle-free cycling on the Bow Valley Parkway are less than ideal for families and casual cyclists. Make the most of the opportunity with careful planning and an adaptive mindset.
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Cycling Highway 1A from Banff to Johnston Canyon
Parks Canada is doing their best to lay on a few pandemic perks in Banff National Park. For example, the Bow Valley Parkway is closed to vehicles between Banff and Castle Junction. With fresh asphalt and no cars, it's a great summer of 2020 highway ride for cyclists.
Hiking Banff National Park – Johnston Canyon Icewalk
Johnston Canyon is one of the most popular destinations in Banff National Park. While the trail doesn't offer much in the way of grand vistas, there are two main waterfalls along the route with plenty of smaller cascades in between. In the summer, a cool mist can blow off the waterfalls. In the winter, the …
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Hiking Banff National Park – Johnston Canyon to Inkpots
With only a few days left in our Spring Break, we've been closely watching the weather. Plans to get in our second hike of 2012 were put on hold earlier in the week due to a "winter storm warning" followed by a "snowfall warning". Fortunately, we woke up Friday morning to reasonably clear skies and …
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